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What you'll learn

Module One

The Trend towards Remote Working and What it Means for You

  • What qualifies as remote work?
  • A paradigm shift in the workplace environment: What you need to know
  • Predictions for a more remote work future
  • The significance of remote work: the company’s perspective.
  • Remote work trends: What you must discover to overcome these challenges

Module Two

10 Strategies for Managing Remote Workers

  • How to develop a flexible working environment
  • 6 ways to ensure a better work-life balance for workers
  • Consistency: 5 approaches for sustainable productivity
  • 3 communication strategies for gathering relevant information
  • Becoming a mentor: Ten ways to create a dedicated remote workforce
  • Mastering the technique of remote multitasking
  • Treating employees with dignity and respect: How to discuss personal and professional career objectives with the remote worker
  • Overcoming resistance to change
  • Revolutionizing the workplace culture: A guide to improving employees’ commitment
  • Practical versus the Idealist: What fits best for fostering innovation in the remote environment

Module Three

Starting to implement Remote Management: the SWIFT System

Strengthening the Vision 

  • Essential skills for achieving professional excellence
  • The hedgehog versus the fox: leadership styles for developing a vision
  • Personal versus professional preference: What’s right for the organization?
  • The internal assessment process: Establishing a valuable vision

A Better Workplace Environment

  • Five techniques for identifying the current corporate culture
  • Diversity and inclusion: A new source of competitive advantage
  • A journey worth-taking: Simple initiatives for producing creativity in all aspects of work

Improving the Information Flow

  • Knowledge management in the digital era: Three steps to identify relevant information
  • Engaging stakeholders: An effective approach for higher productivity
  • Communication frameworks: Secrets for developing effective managerial support and internal communication channels

Forecasting for Improved Results

  • How to predict the challenges
  • How to forecast employee productivity
  • Five strategies for introducing changes in the operational plan

A Transformational Leadership Style

  • The 4 qualities of transformational leaders
  • 10 strategies for increasing the confidence and motivation of remote staff
  • Self-evaluation process: In-house surveys for evaluating performance

Module Four

Implementing Technologies to Support the Remote Workforce

4.1. Five I’s Framework

  • Identify the technology requirements of the remote work environment
  • Identify the financial capital required to introduce technologies
  • Identify the relevant market trends
  • Identify the relevant tasks to test the technologies
  • Identify the on-going changes required in technologies

4.2. Implementing newer technologies

  • 6 traits of inclusive leaders
  • 3 ways to gather suggestions from employees
  • A step-by-step guide to develop an effective technology plan

Module Five

Evaluating employee performance after technologies have been implemented

  • 3 ways to increase employees’ commitment to new technology
  • Performance is what matters: 5 approaches to evaluate an employee’s performance in after the introduction of technology
  • The role of in-house surveys: 3 ways to collect employees’ feedback about technology

Module Six

Human capital: The management of remote workers

6.1. Ten leadership competencies to manage remote workers

  • Visionary
  • Open-mindedness towards new ideas
  • Risk-taking capabilities
  • Strong ethical principles
  • Social and emotional intelligence
  • An ability to transform the organisational culture
  • Innovative and creative skills
  • The ability to resolve conflicts
  • The courage to recognise the contributions of others
  • Leading remote workers in difficult situations

6.2. A 5-step approach to gaining information about remote workers and their workplace environment.

  • Step 1: Develop a communication plan
  • Step 2: Identify the cultural differences
  • Step 3: Short-list the objectives
  • Step 4: Deploy the right technology
  • Step 5: Distribute the questionnaire and collect feedback

The 5-Is: Developing a competitive and innovative organizational culture

  • Inclination towards making innovation as the top priority
  • Involvement of employees at every level of organization
  • Initiatives for transforming the organization into a learning ecosystem
  • Invest on employees recommended ideas
  • Innovate to achieve organizational objectives and sustainability

Module Seven

Achieving sustainable performance

7.1. Self-development and growth: How to achieve corporate objectives in the remote workplace 

  • Formulating effective remote teams
  • How to get senior management approval for projects
  • A control and management plan for employees
  • How to short-list short- and long-term objectives
  • Why quantify the objectives?
  • Prioritising quantifiable objectives
  • Consultation and support for projects
  • Decentralising the organizational structure
  • Tracking accomplishments and communicating them to stakeholders
  • Accepting the failures and quickly moving towards the objective

7.2. 5 basic steps to forecast the future remote workplace environment

  • Step 1: Identifying current business trends
  • Step 2: Conducting research and collect relevant facts and figures
  • Step 3: Collecting and analysing the company’s internal collected data
  • Step 4: Evaluating remote workers performance
  • Step 5: Recommending initiatives for the workplace environment, and collect employees’ feedback

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