Project Description

Currently, one of the biggest challenges facing virtual teams is how to successfully work within that team. Teams that are geographically dispersed and primarily meet virtually – via webcast or conference call – present new sets of challenges.

Many team members have difficulty because they cannot see what other members are doing. Even the most skilled managers find difficulty in communicating and building a team when there is no physical proximity. Mastering the art of working in virtual teams will increase your team’s productivity and performance.

People across the globe are being tasked to work collaboratively with people that they may never meet. The virtual team is here to stay, using technologies such as the internet, intranets and groupware to collaborate on projects and processes on an ever-increasing scale.

This web workshop is dedicated to equipping the virtual team member to be prepared for and to cope with the inevitable personal and work challenges that virtual working presents and understand what it takes to be a fully effective and high performing member of a virtual team.

This two x 1 hour workshop challenges Virtual Team Members to confront their assumptions, concerns and attitude to working virtually, understand the impact they have on team performance and then strengthen their contribution and effectiveness. Insights and practical tools, tips and practices tackle head on the challenges of virtual working in a pragmatic and insightful manner.

  • Duration: 2 x 1-hour

  • Location: Online

Who should attend?

GPs, nurses & other practice workers

Outcomes of the workshop

By the end of the workshop delegates will be able to:

  • Recognise the benefits of a high performing virtual team and how to achieve this.
  • Understand the need to collaborate and communicate effectively to achieve virtual teamwork.
  • Identify the common goal.
  • Rate your team and help them to improve in order to achieve tangible results.

Guidance notes and will be provided to support this workshop and certificates of attendance are awarded after the workshop.

Workshop Agenda

Below is an outline of the proposed agenda with sample timings. If you have any questions please get in touch.

Workshop One

Start time Introduction and Welcome
Candid Culture

  • Bringing “Candour” to life
Connected    

  • Bringing “Connected” to life
Collaboration

  • Bringing “Collaboration” to life….
Common Goal

  • Bringing “Common Goal” to life
Q & A – Summary
Finish

Workshop Two

Start time Introduction and Recap from previous session
Rating your Team – the 5c’s
Exercise: Bring to life – your real challenge    
Key learning and commitment
Q & A – Summary
Finish
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