Thank you for being part of the Virtual Workplace University learning community!
You have registered for Trina Hoefling's 1st course of the Threefold Path series based on her book, Working Virtually: Transforming the Mobile Workplace.
You will be introduced to a management model that motivates today's teams - without leaving your desk.
Who Is It For?
This is an on-demand course for project managers and all team leaders, whether you’ve never managed a virtual team or are already leading virtually. You’re in the right class if you are responsible for building and supporting engaged teams in a mobile (or matrix) work environment.
What Will You Get?
By completing the course and passing a short competency quiz, you will receive a certificate of completion and a discount coupon for other Virtual Workplace University courses.
What Will You Learn?
From Trina's own experience and interviews with long-time virtual and flexwork experts, clients, and global virtual team members, Trina lets you in on a secret - the critical success factor for today's engaged team.
The Powerful Role of the Virtual Leader will help you focus on the relationship and management skills that make or break your ability to lead virtually.
You will learn about:
- 3 roles of a virtual leader
- The price of virtual distance
- The critical success factor for any team
And how to:
- Establish role, responsibility & outcome clarity for your virtual team
- Self-assess your current virtual leadership effectiveness
- Engage more powerfully with your virtual team
- Identify basic team working agreements & communication guidelines
- Lead more effectively by following the 3-Fold Path to virtual team effectiveness
- Be virtually more present without working any harder
It's also a sneak peek into her new book, Working Virtually: Transforming the Mobile Workplace, 2nd Edition! Want to start reading Working Virtually before it comes out?
Introduction – The Network is the Workplace
Chapter 1 – Vital Mindshifts in a Mobile World
This is a stand-alone course, though it is the first course of the Threefold Path Virtual Leadership curriculum certificate.
You should be able to complete this course in 45 minutes. You are in control! Trina speaks slowly so you can take notes. You may want to speed up Trina's voice by clicking the gear button!
Trina is a Jill of All Trades and Master of Some. Organization development and transformational change consultant, graduate school professor and master teacher, strategic facilitator, leadership coach and virtual team collaboration expert. Author of Working Virtually: Managing People and Organizations for Virtual Success, 2nd Edition, contributing writer for The Handbook of High Performance Virtual Teams, and long time professional speaker and trainer.
Trina is a virtual team and leadership expert, and your online learning instructor.
StartWhy You Matter as a Virtual Leader (4:59)
StartWhat You'll Learn (6:27)
StartThe Price of Virtual Distance (2:43)
StartRemove the Roadblocks (3:48)
StartThe Virtual Leader and Team's Work World (5:06)
StartThe Virtual Leader and the Threefold Path (8:32)
StartAssess Yourself (1:28)
StartSMART Virtual Leader Best Practices (5:54)