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Remote Manager Skills Development

Managing people can be tough at the best of times with stretching targets and office politics, however, Covid 19 has meant a large percentage of managers are managing remotely either full or part-time and searching for an entirely new set of skills. Never has effective leadership, people management, and communication skills been more integral to an organisations success than the challenges delivered by Covid-19.

Working from home has gone from being a treat to the new normal for many overnight. Leaders are needing to adapt quickly to new ways of managing their teams.

This course takes your leaders through all areas that will give them the upper hand when running and developing your teams remotely.

This course is suitable for:

  • Leaders
  • Leaders who work remotely
  • Leaders who have staff who are not office bound full time
  • HR professionals
  • Staff who want to enrich their remote working skills

Course content includes:

  • Motivating and engaging staff from a distance
  • Laying out expectations and rules
  • 1-2-1’s and check-ins
  • Employee engagement through engaging team meetings
  • Lights camera action! Setting your home computer and lighting correctly
  • Choosing the correct technology
  • Time management, dealing with distractions, and procrastinating
  • Knowledge sharing
  • Mentoring staff
  • Dealing with isolation
  • Problem-solving
  • S.M.A.R.T goal setting
  • Evaluating performance
  • Employee recognition
  • Challenges
  • Work-life balance for all
  • Putting together an action plan

On completion delegates will understand:

  • How to make sure your team are working effectively
  • Ways to drive team performance from a distance
  • How to set goals for your teams
  • If your team are struggling with isolation
  • Different ideas on meetings, communication, and 1-2-1’s setting for staff
  • How to use collaboration platforms like MSTeams, and Zoom
  • Ways to share documents
  • Ideas on building a team identity, culture and trust
  • How to deliver results and hold people to account
  • Best practice in developing people, recognition and appreciation
  • How to ensure achievements are acknowledged and staff get the development they need
  • The vital mindset shift needed when you don’t see your team members every day

What's included in the course:

All courses include:

  • Collaborative learning tools to supercharge your understanding
  • Industry experts have been involved in developing the learning programmes to support you throughout the course and give you the best possible experience
  • We provide a certificate on successful completion to help grow your CV or aid with organisational compliance

Face-to-face and Virtual classroom:

  • Peer learning, allowing the group to explore a subject as they work together with fellow team members
  • Our workshops are highly interactive, and we select a range of activities for each session to build understanding e.g. role-play, observation, and reflection
  • Realtime feedback allowing you to transform your performance, your approach, and grow in confidence
  • Handouts and slides to allow you to reflect on your experience

2 Delivery options:

Virtual Classroom

3 hour session

Face to Face Classroom

On client premises 1/2 day

01702 668044 / 07962 395255