Online Class: Managing Virtual Employees

This online class on managing virtual employees will help you achieve maximum productivity with your remote workers using proven managerial strategies specifically designed for distanced workers.

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  • 15
    Lessons
  • 17
    Exams &
    Assignments
  • 40
    Students
    have taken this course
  • 10
    Hours
    average time
  • 1.0
    CEUs
 
 

Course Description

"Managing Virtual Employees": Journey into the Heart of Digital Leadership!

Embark on an exhilarating voyage into the realm of virtual management with "Managing Virtual Employees," a cutting-edge online course meticulously tailored for the visionary leaders steering the ship of remote teams in our increasingly digital era. This transformative experience seeks to:

  1. Illuminate the timeless core principles of management that form the bedrock of effective leadership.

  2. Decode the intricate tapestry of virtual work, empowering you to adapt and thrive in this distinctive digital landscape.

Dive deep into the essence of management, unraveling the myriad skills that breathe life into leadership, and witnessing how these competencies evolve and flourish within the dynamic expanse of virtual workspaces. Through fifteen meticulously crafted modules, you'll not only comprehend each topic but immerse yourself in its profound significance, acquiring actionable insights, avant-garde strategies, and indispensable tools to hone your craft.

With engaging examination exercises accompanying each chapter, you'll not only gauge your progress but also refine your understanding, ensuring mastery at every juncture.

Whether you're a seasoned manager seeking to navigate the digital tide, an aspirant setting sights on leadership horizons, or a curious explorer at the crossroads of management and virtual realms, this course beckons.

Step into the future of leadership, harness the power of the digital age, and redefine what it means to lead in a boundlessly interconnected world. Your odyssey into the heart of digital leadership awaits!

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
4.3 / 5 Stars (Average Rating)
"Extraordinarily Helpful"
(52 votes)

Lesson 1: Understanding Your Role

In this lesson, we will define the fundamental role of the manager, examine the central responsibilities of the manager, and consider how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the management landscape. Additional lesson topics: Influencing Virtual Teams: Several Tactics That Get Things Done with Your Remote Employees; Clone Yourself: Build a Team that Understands Your Vision, Shares Your Passion, and Runs Your Business For You 12 Total Points
  • Complete Assignment: Introduce Yourself
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Exam

Lesson 2: Introduction to Management Styles

In this lesson, we will introduce three broad categories of management styles, examine specific management styles within those broad categories, and consider how these management styles translate into the virtual work environment. Additional lesson topics: Management Styles; A Guide to Managing Your Newly Remote Workers 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 2 Exam

Lesson 3: Building Your Team

In this lesson, we will outline hiring tips for virtual managers, discuss onboarding new members to your virtual team, and consider methods for cultivating a high-performing virtual team. Additional lesson topics: 8 Virtual Onboarding Ideas to Welcome New Employees in ; Several Tips on How to Build Effective Teams; This is what it takes to build and manage a high-performing virtual team 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 3 Exam

Lesson 4: Introduction to Communication Best Practices

In this lesson, we will define virtual communication and outline its common challenges, examine best practices for virtual communication, and explore organizational best practices that amplify communication in virtual work environments. Additional lesson topics: Virtual Team Communication: What Is It, Challenges, and Best Practices; Best Practices Guide to Virtual Communication 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 4 Exam

Lesson 5: Tools: Video Meetings

In this lesson, we will examine the significance of video meetings for virtual teams, introduce highly regarded video meeting platforms, and consider their respective pros and cons. Additional lesson topics: Benefits of Video Conferencing for Virtual Meetings; The Several Best Free Video Conferencing Tools to Choose From; Several reasons to use video conferencing 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 5 Exam

Lesson 6: Tools: Business Messaging Platforms

In this lesson, we will examine the significance of messaging tools for virtual teams, introduce highly regarded messaging platforms, and consider their respective pros and cons. Additional lesson topics: Several Remote Collaboration Tools and How to Develop One; Several Chat Tools for Small Business; Why Are Virtual Teams Important? 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 6 Exam

Lesson 7: Tools: Project Management and Productivity

In this lesson, we will examine the significance of project management and productivity tools for virtual teams, introduce highly regarded project management and productivity platforms, and consider their respective pros and cons. Additional lesson topics: Virtual Project Management: Benefits, Challenges and Tools; Several Secrets of Highly Productive Project Managers; The Best Project Management Software for 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 7 Exam

Lesson 8: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion I

In this lesson, we will define what we mean by diversity, equity, and inclusion, discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion in relation to the virtual work environment. Additional lesson topics: How to define diversity, equity, and inclusion at work; Remote work may exacerbate diversity and inclusion problems for companies 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 8 Exam

Lesson 9: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion II

In this lesson, we will outline tangible methods that managers can employ to make their virtual work environments more equitable and inclusive. Additional lesson topics: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace: Turning Dialogue Into Action; How to Develop a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 9 Exam

Lesson 10: Introduction to Goals, Measurement, and Accountability

In this lesson, we will define employee goals and why they are important, outline methods and metrics for measuring employee goals, and discuss how you can build accountability into your management style. Additional lesson topics: 6 ways managers can increase team accountability; Examples of Employee Goal Setting and Why It Is Important for Business; Several Employee Performance Metrics to Track 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 10 Exam

Lesson 11: A Closer Look at SMART Goals

In this lesson, we will closely examine what a SMART goal is, provide guidance and examples for creating SMART goals, and discuss common mistakes associated with SMART goals. Additional lesson topics: 15 Common Goal Setting Mistakes; How to write SMART goals; What is a SMART Goal? 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 11 Exam

Lesson 12: How to Lead a Productive Meeting

In this lesson, we will outline guidance for preparing for virtual meetings, provide best practices on running effective, productive virtual meetings, discuss additional guidance for virtual meetings. Additional lesson topics: What It Takes to Run a Great Virtual Meeting; Prepare for a Virtual Meeting: The Etiquette You Need to Know; Best Practices for Virtual Meetings 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 12 Exam

Lesson 13: Addressing Problems

In this lesson, we will discuss the most common causes of conflict in virtual work environments, introduce methods for preventing conflict Consider methods for managing underperforming employees, and a slightly different problem that may arise for virtual managers. Additional lesson topics: 4 tools to help managers connect with remote teams; How to Manage Conflict in Virtual Teams; How to Resolve the Most Common Conflicts on Virtual Teams 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 13 Exam

Lesson 14: Knowing When to Let Go

In this lesson, we will defining what it means to let go as a manager, outline an approach for letting go in the virtual work environment, and discuss what managers can do with the space left when they let go. Additional lesson topics: How Leaders Can Let Go Without Losing Control; Outline an approach for letting go in the virtual work environment 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 14 Exam

Lesson 15: Managing Yourself

In this lesson, we will define self-management, the skills and goals most often associated with it, and discuss specific strategies you can employ to better manage yourself in the virtual work environment. 80 Total Points
  • Lesson discussions: End of Course Poll; Course Comments; Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Assessment: Lesson 15 Exam
  • Assessment: The Final Exam
222
Total Course Points
 

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Course Title: Managing Virtual Employees
Course Number: 9770600
Lessons Rating: 4.3 / 5 Stars (52 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, and Washington.
Last Updated: July 2023
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 1.0 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Linda Zavadil
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $120.00 U.S. dollars

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