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Course Description

Build a blueprint for leadership in a virtual environment.

As a result of the 2020 global health crisis, leaders must learn to manage virtual teams in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) environment. Discover the steps you can take to help your virtual or mixed (co-locating and virtual) teams survive and thrive in this VUCA world.

Course Outline

Transformative Leadership in a VUCA World

Think Strategically

  • Understand the evolving environment
  • Inspire creativity and innovation
  • Identify and manage changes

Act Strategically

  • Articulate the vision
  • Formulate the plan
  • Evolve relevant ways to function
  • Create a communication strategy
  • Moderate stress for your team

Have a Virtual Leader Mindset

  • Identify leadership role nuances in a virtual environment
  • Lead a diverse virtual team
  • Lead a mixed co-locating and virtual team

Action Plan and Application

Results Orientation

Clarify Expectations

  • Set virtual team working agreement
  • Set virtual team meeting norms
  • Set team and individual objectives

Focus on Results

  • Hold virtual one-on-one performance management conversations
  • Track targets with project management tools
  • Establish accountability and authority levels
  • Align and share leadership across boundaries

Coach and Develop

  • Plan development
  • Model required behaviors
  • Engage in a coaching conversation

Action Plan and Application

Emotionally Intelligent Virtual Communication

Invest in Relationships, Partnerships and Teamwork

  • Create a team stakeholder map
  • Determine points of engagement
  • Develop a digital team identity

Turn Up the Trust

  • Identify and meet team member needs
  • Use push vs. pull leadership
  • Create empathetic culture of belonging

Turn Conflict Into Collaboration

  • Work with dynamic tension
  • Handle the causes of conflict proactively
  • Use a conflict management template

Action Plan and Application

Remote Team Collaboration: The Complexity and Logistics

Revisit Processes

  • Adjust for virtual environment
  • Explore ways to streamline processes
  • Review the integration of resources

Create Engaging Actionable Virtual Meetings

  • Know when to use synchronous or asynchronous collaboration
  • Run productive virtual meetings
  • Facilitate effective virtual problem-solving with others

Take Advantage of Technology

  • Know what questions to ask
  • Choose the appropriate channel or tool

Commit to Plan of Action

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Create atmosphere and relationships conducive to virtual team cooperation.
  • Manage virtual performance using project management principles.
  • Communicate with virtual team members more effectively.
  • Identify potential obstacles that the virtual team will face.
  • Address the organization’s and team members’ fears.
  • Build a cohesive, collaborative, inclusive virtual team.
  • Use tools to ensure targets are set and met.
  • Ensure customer focus is not lost.
  • Conduct effective virtual meetings.
  • Align strategy to performance.
  • Engage team members.
  • Enhance trust.
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Section Title
Virtual Leadership Certificate Program
Type
Virtual (Online/Discussion)
Days
M, Th
Time
8:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Nov 09, 2020 to Nov 19, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
16.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Virtual Instruction  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $796.00
Section Title
Virtual Leadership Certificate Program
Type
Virtual (Online/Discussion)
Days
T, Th
Time
8:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Dec 01, 2020 to Dec 10, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
16.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Virtual Instruction  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $796.00
Section Title
Virtual Leadership Certificate Program
Type
Virtual (Online/Discussion)
Days
T, Th
Time
8:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Mar 16, 2021 to Mar 25, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
16.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Virtual Instruction  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $796.00
Section Title
Virtual Leadership Certificate Program
Type
Virtual (Online/Discussion)
Days
T, Th
Time
8:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
May 04, 2021 to May 13, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
16.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Virtual Instruction  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $796.00
Section Title
Virtual Leadership Certificate Program
Type
Virtual (Online/Discussion)
Days
T, Th
Time
8:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Jun 08, 2021 to Jun 17, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
16.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Virtual Instruction  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $796.00