Managing virtual project teams (available free of charge)

* Courses available for members of the public

Who is it for?

If you are new to managing a virtual team (or a project) or wish to extend your people management skills then this comprehensive introduction to the subject of managing virtual teams and projects will be of use.

What will I learn?

You will learn about:

  • The types of skills needed within a project team
  • Social and task behaviours that can support an effective team
  • A responsibility assignment matrix
  • The difference in awareness between team members in a collocated team and between team members in a virtual team
  • The approaches and techniques needed for a virtual team to be successful.

Available online (self-paced.): Now

Pre-requisites: no entry requirements

Course fee: Free

This course can be done free of charge – please notify the Activity Leader to obtain the authorisation to undertake training.

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