Virtual (aka remote) work is a necessity in today's global economy and doing so requires enhanced people and project management skills. This course will teach you how to effectively coordinate virtual teams.
The new norm, remote work, does not provide the luxury of face-to-face communication to virtual teams. This mode of working offers several benefits and drawbacks to team members, team leaders, and organizations that impact overall productivity and employee morale. In this course, Coordinating with Virtual Teams, you'll learn to effectively coordinate your team virtually which boosts overall productivity and employee morale. First, you'll explore the skills and characteristics that are uniquely important for virtual teams and leaders. Next, you'll discover the right processes and plans needed to smoothly coordinate a virtual team. Finally, you'll explore the tools and solutions that help facilitate an efficient virtual framework. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of coordinating with virtual teams needed to effectively coordinate your team virtually, which boosts overall productivity.
Course Overview Hi, everyone. My name is Sandesh Belthangady, and welcome to my course, Coordinating with Virtual Teams. I'm the CEO and cofounder at 4Five Labs, and I have a decade of experience in the tech industry in which half of it spent building my own remote first work global company. As remote work became a new norm, it opened up a new word, virtual team management. In the is course, we are going to learn an important virtual team management skill, which is coordinating with virtual teams. A remote work lifestyle isn't easy for many of us. It's filled with distractions, overworking, mental health issues, and many more. But as a leader, it's your responsibility to effectively manage your virtual team for better team morale and productivity. Some of the major topics that we will cover include unique needs and aspects of virtual teams and their members, skills that are uniquely important for the virtual team leader to manage virtual teams, ideal remote collaboration procedures, and choosing the right remote technologies. By the end of this course, you will have a new skillset to coordinate with virtual teams more efficiently. From here, you should feel comfortable diving into other aspects of remote working with courses on remote leadership skills, resolving conflict with virtual teams, and improving remote work experience. I hope you will join me on this journey to learn remote work with the Coordinating with Virtual Teams course at Pluralsight.