Managing virtual teams

The virtual manager's checklist

Leading virtual teams requires different management techniques. This seminar will examine best practices in remote team management and help you identify opportunities where these can be adapted to meet your project’s specific needs.

We strongly recommend to tailor this course to your virtual team members'  specific training needs as an in-house solution. 

Learning outcomes

By attending this course you will be able to:

  • Recognize the impact of distance and culture in influencing remote team management and performance
  • Understand behavior profiles – leader’s and team members’ strengths and weaknesses
  • Manage own and team time in a remote team environment
  • Overcome remote team conflict specific issues
  • Implement communication tools utilizing technology for maximum effectiveness
  • Maximize remote team effectiveness


Introduction and expectations

  • Access your skills as a virtual team leader
  • Risk factors (culture, authority, distance, focus, coaching, controlling)

Exercise: “The Astrodome Experience” – Understand multicultural remote team dynamics when working to resolve crisis under pressure.
Leaders and Managers

  • Understand how different personality styles tend to interact and communicate
  • Understand how remoteness and distance affect individual profile behavior
  • Behavioral styles within remote teams 
  • Discussion on how these relate to “The Astrodome Experience”

Co-Located Teams Vs Remote / Virtual Teams

  • Types of remote teams / dynamics 
  • Team-forming stages 
  • Requirements of developing a successful remote team
  • Describe the role and the contribution of each team member

Communication process and the tools

Remote coaching, motivation, training, mentoring and counseling

  • Conflict-resolution styles: The leader and the team. 
  • Dealing with cultural diversity within companies, countries, religions and continents
  • Performance appraisals for remote teams
  • Tips and tricks in leading remote teams
  • Problem solving - coaching and motivation 
  • Team discussion on Do’s / Don’ts…Best Practices that work


Course Code P5002
Department Vocational Training
Instructor George Merguerian, PMP
Instruction Languages EN
Level Introductory
Prerequisites Basic managerial skills
Who should attend Managers, project managers, team leaders
Certificate of AttendanceYes
Certification Track PMP, IPMA
Continuing Education Credits 8 PDUs
Offered OnlineNo
Available to Buy OnlineNo


Days and Hours Start Date End Date Hours per Week
Monday, 9.00-17.00 10/04/2017 10/04/2017 8
Last Update At: 2016/12/07 - 13:52:52


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Quality Standards

ISO 9001:2008 Certified


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Where to find us

Massalias 22, (7th floor)
10680 Athens
Business Programs: 2103680907, 2103680927
Fax: 2103633174




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