Schulung: Virtual Leadership
Leading and developing a virtual team from a distance is a very challenging management task. In this seminar you will become aware of such challenges. In addition, you will be given specific tools which you can use effectively to develop and motivate your team on a national as well as on an international basis.
Basic Information on Virtual Teams: Definition and forms of virtual teams - Chances and challenges of virtual cooperation - Informal contacts and power structures in virtual teams
Steering Communication in Virtual Teams: Communication models transferred to the virtual world - Which tools does my team need to overcome the distance? - Advantages and disadvantages of specific communication media - Promoting efficiency and transparency in the virtual team
Leading Virtual Teams:
Team phases, team development and building trust in the virtual Team - Importance and components of kick-off meetings for virtual teams - Trust versus control - The manager as coach: individual support, motivation and personnel development - Goal agreements and performance appraisals - Feedback and employer-employee talks in virtual Teams - Recognising conflicts from a distance and working on them constructively
Facilitating Virtual Meetings Competently: The dual role of manager and facilitator - Tasks of the virtual facilitator - Preparing, executing and following up on virtual Meetings - Activating facilitation methods in web meetings
Cultural Differences: Definition of culture - What differences are there in the communication and working methods of members of international teams? - Reflecting one´s own culture as a German manager and being aware of pitfalls - Leadership style and power distance from an international perspective - Making expectations transparent - Team culture and team rules as a common basis
Wer sollte teilnehmen:
Executives and team leaders who increasing need to communicate via electronic media with their employees nationally as well as internationally.
No particular previous knowledge is required.
Lecture, discussion and sharing experience, group work, exercises, case studies, self-reflection