Building the Business Case for Virtual Teams

by Chase DeHan

You have likely seen or heard of the gains from building virtual, distributed teams. Often, there is a reluctance from executives to build these virtual teams. This course will teach you some actionable tactics to build the business case.

What you'll learn

You have likely seen or heard of the gains from building virtual, distributed teams. Often, there is a reluctance from executives to build these virtual teams. In this course, Building the Business Case for Virtual Teams, you’ll learn some actionable tactics to convince the relevant executives why building virtual teams is so effective. First, you’ll explore how to present the evidence on productivity gains. Next, you’ll discover some of the cost and recruiting benefits of a wider talent pool. Finally, you’ll learn how to address other objections to virtual teams and ways to address them. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the benefits of virtual teams necessary to speak confidently and present the business case for virtual teams.

About the author

Chase is currently Lead Data Scientist at Tesorio and formerly was an Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics at the University of South Carolina Upstate. He holds a BS, MS, and PhD, all in Economics, from the University of Utah. Prior to graduate school, Chase served two combat tours to Iraq with the US Marine Corps and competed in the 2010 Winter Olympic Trials in Bobsled. Chase is passionate about building automated machine learning systems and is a regular speaker at academic and pra... more

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