Workshop 12: Remote Team Management Bootcamp
- Resources on remote work dynamics and communication tools.
- Scenarios for role-plays and conflict-resolution exercises.
- Guides on agile methodologies for remote teams.
- Feedback forms.
- Ensure an interactive environment that encourages participation and sharing of personal experiences.
- Be prepared to offer real-world examples and solutions to common remote work challenges.
- Focus on practical applications of concepts to help participants implement these strategies in their remote teams.
1. Understanding Remote Work Dynamics
- Present key aspects of remote work, including benefits and challenges.
- Use interactive discussions or polls to gauge participants’ experiences and perceptions of remote work.
- Encourage sharing of personal experiences managing or being part of remote teams.
2. Communication Best Practices
- Discuss communication challenges in remote settings and best practices to overcome them.
- Introduce and demo various communication tools suited for remote teams.
- Role-play exercises to practice communication scenarios.
3. Building Remote Team Culture
- Discuss the importance of culture in remote teams and share ideas for cultivating it.
- Brainstorm activities and practices that promote team bonding and inclusivity.
- Develop a plan for implementing these cultural initiatives.
4. Remote Team Performance Management
- Present methods for setting clear, measurable performance goals for remote teams.
- Introduce tools and techniques for tracking and evaluating performance.
- Conduct a workshop to create a performance management plan for a hypothetical remote team.
5. Remote Conflict Resolution
- Explore common sources of conflict in remote teams and strategies for early detection.
- Role-play conflict resolution scenarios.
- Debrief each role-play, focusing on the application of conflict resolution techniques.
6. Adopting Agile Practices for Remote Teams
- Introduce key agile practices and how they can be adapted for remote teams.
- Conduct exercises or simulations to practice implementing agile techniques.
- Discuss the integration of agile tools for remote project management.
7. Workshop Debrief & Feedback Session
- Open discussion for participants to share their thoughts on the workshop.
- Summarise key concepts and learnings.
- Collect written feedback for future workshop enhancements.
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General Manager. Since the early 2000s, Trevor has worked with thousands of Talent Management professionals to develop and apply assessment-based talent management solutions for selecting, developing and managing people. Trevor is an active member of the TTI Success Insights (TTISI) Global Advisory Council, contributes to TTISI product development and is a regular presenter at TTISI-R3. He is honoured to have received multiple Blue Diamond Awards and, more recently, the Bill Brooks Impact Award recognising his contributions to the TTISI global network.