Teaming for innovation and growth
As more organizations work virtually, managers of traditional work teams are leading across locations, functions, cultures, and time zones. Managers and team members require diﬀerent skill sets to capitalize on the unique opportunities that virtual teams can bring to an organization. In this action-learning workshop, you will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully lead virtual teams. You will leave with a pragmatic set of tools and strategies to improve performance, engagement, innovation, sharing, and intercultural behaviour. You will gain access to a set of strategies that will determine the actions you need to take in your unique context.
Key Benefits and Takeaways
- Discover best practices to successfully lead remote teams
- Explore intercultural challenges – relationship to power/authority, challenging others, raising issues
- Understand how sharing leadership is a powerful tool in managing remote teams
- Identify strategies and actions to overcome these challenges, in their own contexts
This seminar is designed for any manager, supervisor or project leader as well as those moving into a context of managing remote teams. It is particularly helpful to professionals with several years’ technical experience who have been promoted to positions as managers or team leaders.
The registration fee includes facilitation by our highly rated faculty members, course materials, results-oriented exercises, meal service (breakfast, lunch and breaks)*, and a certificate of completion from the McGill Executive Institute.
*Meal service is included for in-person programs only.