It is said that 50% of the UK’s workforce will work remotely by 2020 and numbers are rising year on year. This has had a dramatic effect on how people manage their own workload and communicate with colleagues. Aside from professional life, it also has an effect on people’s work life balance but not always in a positive way.
This is the sister course to our ‘Managing remote workers’ course. It offers an employee centric view of working remotely and how to adapt so that we continue to bring our best. It offers useful communication, planning and reporting techniques and explores how we can continue feeling a sense of morale and team even when we are not physically around our colleagues.
This is an increasingly topical and important course and one of the first of its kind. It has been developed from our experience in developing and running several large ‘agile working’ programmes that focused on both managers and employees. The success of these courses informed various articles and also saw us work with Brighton University in how remote working affects worker psychology.
Remote Team Working Courses FAQs
I regularly work in a difference location to my colleagues and boss, does this make me a remote team member?
Yes, working in a different location to your colleagues whether permanently so or occasionally is what makes you a remote team member.
Will this course help me to work better with my remote colleagues?
We will show you how to deal with a number of the issues that can emerge when working in remote teams, enable you to improve how you and your colleagues work together.
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How do you keep a sense of team when everyone is geographically dispersed?
One of the problems associated with becoming a remote worker is the loss of team feeling. We find that organisations who have a great culture start to introduce remote working, home working, hot-desking etc, only to discover that they are loosing something of the sense of team.
3 weeks to the Festival of Work 2019 at London Olympia
Three week to go before the festival of work kicks off. We've a brand new stand to show off this year, although we did have a few problems trying it out in the office! iManage 1, light fitting 0! We've just been granted a speakers slot too, so if you're there on the Thursday (13th June 2019) come to the Learning and Development stage for 1045hr to see Bob present on 'Designing learning solutions for remote/virtual team managers and workers.