About this course
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In recent years, working patterns have changed significantly in Northern Ireland with the adoption of remote or hybrid working for many employees across different roles, sectors, and organisations. The adoption of these working patterns has created a range of new challenges, and it has become evident that many managers lack the necessary training to effectively tackle these issues.
These challenges include optimising team performance, ensuring fairness and equality, and protecting the health and wellbeing of members of staff, whether they all work remotely, or some are based in the office and are part of a hybrid team. In this new era of hybrid teams and shift in management practices, it is vital a manager also knows how to manage their new workload, reduce pressure and protect their own health and wellbeing.
With this in mind, we have created a 60-minute eLearning course to provide managers of remote workers in Northern Ireland with the tools to manage and motivate their teams, optimise performance and achieve organisational goals.
About remote working
A remote worker is anyone who works from home or another place, away from the office. This can be either occasionally, or permanently, full time or part-time.
According to Ulster University, 17% of people in Northern Ireland work remotely to some extent. Managing staff in this new environment has raised several issues and managers are having to develop new approaches and, in some instances, need additional training.
(Source: Ulster University ‘Is Remote Working, Working’, August 2023)
What is the purpose of this course?
It takes a highly skilled team leader to be able to build, manage and maintain a successful hybrid team. Challenges of managing remote workers include conflict management, finding the balance between regular check-ins and micromanaging, developing productive relationships, and securing input from all staff for new ideas.
The purpose of this course is to provide managers of remote workers with the tools to manage and motivate their teams, optimise performance, and achieve organisational goals.
Who needs managing and motivating remote workers training?
This course was designed specifically for organisations based in Northern Ireland that have employees in managerial positions. This course will enable them to acquire the knowledge and skills to successfully manage and support teams working remotely.
Various pricing structures are available depending on the size of your management team. To discuss your options please contact email@example.com.
Topics covered within the course include:
What a remote worker and hybrid team is
The benefits and challenges of being a remote worker
The challenges of managing a remote team
How to manage a remote worker to optimise performance
Techniques to motivate and engage remote workers
How to protect your own health and wellbeing when managing remote workers