Distributed Management Essentials

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Program curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Hello

    • Tutorial

  • 2

    MODULE 1: ADJUST YOUR SKILLS TO A REMOTE ENVIRONMENT

    • Welcome to Module 1!

  • 3

    BUILDING YOUR AUTHORITY IN A REMOTE ENVIRONMENT by Darcy Peters (31:40)

    • INTRODUCTION

    • BUILDING AUTHORITY FOR YOURSELF WITHIN YOUR COMPANY

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • BUILDING AUTHORITY FOR YOURSELF AMONG OTHER REMOTE PROFESSIONALS

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • BUILDING AUTHORITY FOR YOUR BRAND IN THE REMOTE SPACE

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • SUMMARY

    • Assessment

    • Checklist

    • Learn more

    • Discuss the lesson

    • Let us know! - BUILDING YOUR AUTHORITY IN A REMOTE ENVIRONMENT by Darcy Peters

  • 4

    THE ART OF DELEGATING TASKS AND GIVING FEEDBACK WHILE WORKING REMOTELY by Steph Smith (18:49)

    • INTRODUCTION

    • CLEAR PATH TO SUCCESS

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • THOUGHTFUL DELEGATION

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • A DELEGATION FRAMEWORK

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • DO YOU KNOW YOUR TEAM?

    • DELIVERING FEEDBACK

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • SUMMARY

    • Assessment

    • Checklist

    • Learn more

    • Discuss the lesson

    • Let us know! - THE ART OF DELEGATING TASKS AND GIVING FEEDBACK WHILE WORKING REMOTELY by Steph Smith

  • 5

    DECISION MAKING by Marwan Arab (25:00)

    • DECISION MAKING - EBOOK

    • Discuss the lesson

    • Let us know! - DECISION MAKING

  • 6

    MANAGING DIFFICULT SITUATIONS IN A REMOTE ENVIRONMENT by McKendree Hickory (29:00)

    • INTRODUCTION

    • WHY BEING REMOTE MAKES DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS EVEN HARDER

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • TIPS FOR MANAGING YOUR EMOTIONS

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • LISTENING WELL

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • RECIPE FOR HAVING DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • SUMMARY

    • PRACTICE ROUNDS

    • Assessment

    • Checklist

    • Learn more

    • Discuss the lesson

    • Let us know! - MANAGING DIFFICULT SITUATIONS IN A REMOTE ENVIRONMENT by McKendree Hickory

  • 7

    MODULE 2: BUILD A REMOTE TEAM

    • Welcome to Module 2!

  • 8

    TIPS & TRICKS: HOW TO ASSESS A CANDIDATE’S POTENTIAL OF BEING A GOOD REMOTE EMPLOYEE by Radina Nedyalkova (9:41)

    • INTRODUCTION

    • SKILLS FOR SUCCESS IN A REMOTE ENVIRONMENT

    • READING BETWEEN THE LINES

    • THE ART OF QUESTIONING & YOUR SCORECARD

    • YOUR CHECKLIST

    • SUMMARY

    • Discuss the lesson

    • Learn more

  • 9

    CREATE A REMOTE TEAM by Cristiana Dutca (49:08)

    • INTRODUCTION

    • WHY REMOTE TEAMS?

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • FIRST STEPS TOWARDS THE RIGHT HIRE

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • BUILDING A TEAM IS MORE THAN JUST SKILLS MATCHING

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • NEW TEAM MEMBER ONBOARD

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • SUMMARY

    • Assessment

    • Checklist

    • Learn more

    • Discuss the lesson

    • Let us know! - CREATE A REMOTE TEAM by Cristiana Dutca

  • 10

    HOW TO KEEP REMOTE WORKERS ENGAGED by Radina Nedyalkova (18:02)

    • INTRODUCTION

    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR EMPLOYEES AND YOUR ORGANISATION

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • CASE STUDY - TIMELINE AND APPROACH

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • DEFINING PRIORITIES AND ACTIVITIES

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • ESTABLISHING BEST PRACTICES IN A REMOTE SETUP

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • SUMMARY

    • Assessment

    • Checklist

    • Learn more

    • Discuss the lesson

    • Let us know! - HOW TO KEEP REMOTE WORKERS ENGAGED by Radina Nedyalkova

  • 11

    DISCOVER YOUR REMOTE TEAMS’ MOTIVATIONS AND KEEP THEM MOTIVATED! by Nicole Cahill (19:18)

    • INTRODUCTION

    • THE IMPORTANCE OF IDENTIFYING MOTIVATIONS

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • WHAT ARE THE TYPES OF MOTIVATIONS?

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • YOU CAN’T MOTIVATE IF YOU DON’T KNOW! GET TO KNOW YOUR EMPLOYEES

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • MAINTAINING MOTIVATIONS AND COMPANY CULTURE!

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • SUMMARY

    • Assessment

    • Checklist

    • Learn more

    • Discuss the lesson

    • Let us know! - DISCOVER YOUR REMOTE TEAMS’ MOTIVATIONS AND KEEP THEM MOTIVATED! by Nicole Cahill

  • 12

    REMOTE TEAM BUILDING by Sylke Raymakers (30:27)

    • INTRODUCTION

    • WHY REMOTE TEAM BUILDING IS IMPORTANT?

    • EARLY STAGES OF TUCKMAN’S MODEL

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • FURTHER STAGES OF TUCKMAN’S MODEL

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • SUMMARY

    • Assessment

    • Checklist

    • Discuss the lesson

    • Let us know! - REMOTE TEAM BUILDING by Sylke Raymakers

  • 13

    REMOTE RETREAT - WHY, HOW & WHAT by Angelique Slob (25:00)

    • REMOTE RETREAT - EBOOK

    • Discuss the lesson

    • Let us know! - REMOTE RETREAT

  • 14

    MODULE 3: MANAGE A REMOTE TEAM

    • Welcome to Module 3!

  • 15

    TIPS & TRICKS: LEARN HOW TO WORK IN DIFFERENT TIME ZONES by Steph Smith (3:40)

    • LEARN HOW TO WORK IN DIFFERENT TIME ZONES

    • Discuss the lesson

  • 16

    ORGANIZING AND MANAGING YOUR TEAM - FROM GENERAL PRINCIPLES TO THE DAILY WORK SCHEDULE by Angelique Slob (18:25)

    • INTRODUCTION

    • HOW IS REMOTE MANAGING DIFFERENT

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • STRATEGY, GOALS AND ALIGNMENT ON COMPANY RESULTS

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • Finding your Company’s Higher Purpose - Manual

    • YOUR MANAGEMENT STYLE

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • ONLINE COLLABORATION

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • TEAM BUILDING

    • SUMMARY

    • Assessment

    • Checklist

    • Discuss the lesson

    • Learn more

    • Let us know! - ORGANIZING AND MANAGING YOUR TEAM by Angelique Slob

  • 17

    SET UP DIGITAL TEAM COMMUNICATION RULES by Chase Warrington (30:59)

    • INTRODUCTION

    • FUTURE OF WORK & CHALLENGES ASSOCIATED WITH REMOTE COMMUNICATION

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • TIPS FOR STRUCTURING YOUR COMMUNICATION CULTURE

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • HOW TO PROTECT YOUR COMMUNICATION CULTURE AS THE TEAM EVOLVES?

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • THE BEST TOOLS TO USE FOR COMMUNICATION IN A REMOTE SETTING

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • SUMMARY

    • Assessment

    • Checklist

    • Discuss the lesson

    • Let us know! - SET UP DIGITAL TEAM COMMUNICATION RULES by Chase Warrington

  • 18

    TIPS & TRICKS: LEADING EFFECTIVE REMOTE MEETINGS by Nicole Cahill (6:37)

    • KEEP REMOTE MEETINGS EFFECTIVE!

    • Discuss the lesson

  • 19

    RITUALS FOR DIGITAL COLLABORATION by Mark Tippin (27:35)

    • INTRODUCTION

    • DIGITAL COLLABORATION BASICS

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • TIPS FOR EFFECTIVE DIGITAL COLLABORATION

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • DEVELOPING SUPPORTIVE RITUALS

    • TIPS FOR EFFECTIVE RITUAL ADOPTION

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • WHEN A RITUAL NO LONGER SERVES YOU

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • SUMMARY

    • Assessment

    • Checklist

    • Discuss the lesson

    • Let us know! - IMPLEMENT RITUALS FOR DIGITAL COLLABORATION by Mark Tippin

  • 20

    CRAFTING TEAM MEMBER GOALS [AND THEN KEEPING THEM ACCOUNTABLE] by Darcy Peters (36:07)

    • INTRODUCTION

    • GOAL CATEGORIES - THERE’S MORE THAN ONE!

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • SETTING THE RIGHT GOALS

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • HOW TO CONDUCT A GOAL-SETTING SESSION WITH YOUR TEAM MEMBER?

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • Handout

    • HOW TO EQUIP OUR TEAM MEMBERS TO TAKE A GOAL FOR ACTION?

    • Check yourself Quiz

    • SUMMARY

    • Assessment

    • Checklist

    • Discuss the lesson

    • Learn more

    • Let us know! - THE ART OF CRAFTING TEAM MEMBER GOALS by Darcy Peters

  • 21

    IT’S TIME FOR A VIRTUAL TEAM DRIVER’S LICENSE by York Scheunemann and Dr. Beat Bühlmann (20:00)

    • IT’S TIME FOR A VIRTUAL TEAM DRIVER’S LICENSE - EBOOK

    • Discuss the lesson