Live Virtual Classroom Training

Virtual Team Building

These live, online courses will teach the skills needed to lead your virtual team – such as establishing clear goals, running great meetings, communicating with clarity and utilizing your team’s strengths – to increase employee motivation, productivity and morale. Unleash your team’s full potential.

The majority of your team is working from a distance. You’re transitioning tasks that were previously handled face-to-face, to a virtual environment; and, your team members are likely experiencing frustrations and stress that can lead to dysfunction, resistance, and failures in delivering on objectives. And you might be thinking, if I have the right technology and our team knows how to use it then we will be successful. Success in a virtual team comes down to way more than the technology. There are real differences in working at a distance.

IN THIS COURSE, PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN TO:

  • Build trust and credibility.
  • Bolster resilience.
  • Work collaboratively.

PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT FROM:

  • Learning how to build trust and connection for effective virtual team interaction.
  • Practicing communication skills to enhance collaboration and build resilience.
  • Learning to spot common virtual team-work issues, and brainstorm solutions to them.

When working with a virtual workforce, managers and leaders must find different ways to bolster engagement, build connections, motivate their teams and strengthen resilience. Whether working virtually is temporary, or the new norm, these are valuable skills to have for your organization.

IN THIS COURSE, PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN TO:

  • Create and sustain strong and lasting linkages for strong, productive virtual team performance.
  • Distinguish the differences between how introverts and extroverts handle working remotely.
  • Engage and bolster your teams for enhanced resilience.
  • Get remote teams back on track when falling behind on their goals.
  • Rethink and reframe how to do business in a virtual environment.

Virtual team meetings can come with challenges, and without the know-how to manage and optimize these meetings, your organization is not making the most of its time and human resources. Improving the virtual meeting skills of your leaders and managers is essential in today’s world.

IN THIS COURSE, PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN TO:

  • Deal with challenges that arise in virtual meetings.
  • Lead productive, efficient discussions.
  • Keep attendees engaged and focused.

Sharing thoughts and generating innovative ideas is more challenging when all, or part of your team is working virtually. The physical cues that we pick up on when working in a shared physical space are missing. So, how can your team work together to ideate effectively online? Virtual collaboration.

IN THIS COURSE, PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN TO:

  • Master the essential elements of collaboration and the three phases of innovation.
  • Break down silos.
  • Identify communication mistakes that “shut down” effective communication.
  • Turn a “that won’t work” mentality, into an openness to explore options.
  • Utilize three go-to brainstorming strategies.

Many leaders are new to leading teams where most, if not all members are working at a distance. By gaining the strategies and skills to lead effectively at a distance, your leaders will be better equipped, more resilient and confident.

IN THIS COURSE, PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN TO:

  • Master virtual meetings beyond the technology.
  • Manage technology fatigue and frustration.
  • Keep their finger on the pulse of their virtual team.
  • Anticipate performance gaps before it’s too late.
  • Master virtual delegation artfully.
  • Stay connected with their team.

High performing teams have clear ground rules that they themselves have created, and have agreed to abide by. The Team Operating Agreement, sets out what are expected, acceptable behaviours and what aren’t, and how the team members will hold each other accountable. This sets the stage for constructive discussions, debate and the way the team will interact and work with each other.

IN THIS COURSE, PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN TO:

  • Discuss what leaders and team members need from each other to work together more effectively.
  • Gain the ability to create and work with a Team Operating Agreement.
  • Learn 3 proven strategies to hold team members accountable for the Team Operating Agreement.

WATMEC will ensure the ‘right fit’ for your virtual training

Prior to delivering your training we establish both measurable learning outcomes and the best delivery method. This includes understanding your organization’s technical resources and working with them to deliver the most impactful learning.

For proven results, contact WATMEC.   Call 1-800-265-9726      Email watmec@watmec.com

Other Online Training Services

Webinars

Do you need help creating orientation webinars, or webinars in different languages, or simply webinars that will teach content to your staff? WATMEC has experienced facilitators, designers, content developers and technicians to get the job done right. Call or email to learn more.

Virtual Mentoring

Is your team working remotely? Virtual mentoring allows you to provide the benefits of mentoring – advice, support and guidance – to anyone, at any time. Contact WATMEC and we will leverage our two decades of experience to help you set up an effective virtual mentoring program.

For proven results, contact WATMEC  1-800-265-9726   watmec@watmec.com