Best Practices to Manage Remote & Virtual Teams Effectively (LIVE Stream)
Learn how to Facilitate Effective Collaborations with Your Virtual Team Remotely as a People Manager
Understand the Key Challenges of Working with a Virtual Team (And How to Fix them)
Now with telecommuting and setting up virtual teams in organization as a new mode of work for most companies to sustain their business operations, managers inevitably face a new set of challenges. Communication may get muddled now that teams won’t be meeting face to face as often as before; trust and collaboration might suffer as employees are siloed, which may lead to unnecessary conflicts and tension.
Therefore, this program has been specially designed to equip all people managers with critical skills so that they will be able to better manage their team members in different locations, virtually. Proven techniques will be shared throughout the 1.5 hours with a bit of time for Q&A.
Gain Useful Tips and Immediate takeaways such as the following:
- Lead more intentionally and deliberately in a virtual environment
- Overcome obstacles of establishing a virtual community of trust, respect, fairness and affiliation
- Coach and address conflict in a virtual environment
Who Should Attend
This course is customized to suit people managers who are managing virtual and remote teams on hand.
- Senior executives and officers, HOD, Managers, Directors
- Business owners, Entrepreneur, Business Development Managers
- HR Managers and HR Practitioners, Consultant and Trainers
Our Trainer’s Profile
Organizational Management Effectiveness Coach, Mr. Edward Foong
Edward Foong is the founder and CEO of Treino Consulting, a HR Consulting firm. In this capacity, Edward is responsible for sales, design and delivery of all HR related services to organizations, including Talent Management, Succession Planning, Compensation and Benefits Advisory, Organization Development, Training and Performance Management. He has helped companies implement Change programs, design and implement Performance Management systems, and facilitate programs around Sales, Service, Leadership, Management and Teams.
When he graduated as a Software Engineer, he joined IBM as a Client Representative and emerged top 4% of all Sales in Asia. He was well liked by his customers and built good relationships throughout his career. He experienced telecommuting since then.
Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, he was Senior Assistant Vice President of MediaCorp, a leading broadcaster in the region. In this position, he led a team who managed almost 3,000 employees and is primarily responsible for the whole company’s training & development needs and Organization Development.
Prior to taking on this senior management role in a Government organization, he contributed to the success of various USA-based and European-based MNCs, Including being a Regional Manager with Gemplus responsible for Training and Development, HR and Internal Communications for 11 countries in Asia Pacific. In this capacity, he rolled out several key programs in these countries and trained up to 1,700 staff from diverse cultures and backgrounds. These programs included Executive Coaching, Coaching Skills, Selling Skills, Customer Service, Negotiation Skills, Presentation Skills and Performance Management. Edward has more than 15 years experience in facilitation of management, leadership, sales and customer service programs. He is a recognized coach and has utilized his skills to coach individuals, teams and even trainers.
Edward is also a certified consultant who can administer and interpret the psychometric tool – The Big Five. Since 2006, he has been a Board of Director member for various organizations, including Singapore Professionals & Executives Co-operative, The Singapore Human Resources Institute and other government organizations.
In this 3-Hour high impact course, participants will be equipped with complete understanding of the following topics:
- Introduction to Telecommuting & Teleworking
- Leading Intentionally as a People Manager
- Establishing Clear and Inspiring Shared Goals / KPI
- Coaching Virtually
- Effective Resolution & Management of Conflicts Virtually
- Next Steps – Personal Action Plan