Create Your Virtual Team Tech Toolkit

InSync Training

Organizations find themselves embracing the future of work: globally dispersed, virtual teams. Brenda Huettner recently explored the “Realities of Virtual Collaboration” with our BYTE learners, and shared her recommendations for selecting the technology categories you can leverage to equip and empower your virtual team. Virtual TeamsBYTE Session Recap.

10 Virtual Team Bonding Activities

Ed App

Accomplishing tasks together as a team increases group cohesiveness and dynamics. Being able to identify yourself with each other and sharing a common goal is essential to make teams work better together. If you are interested in a course, try taking it with your team!

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Global Virtual Teams: What’s Working? What’s Frustrating?

InSync Training

Virtual teams have grown rapidly and widely in the last 10 years – managers can lead , even when working from different continents then their reports. Recently, guest BYTE speaker Mary Kingsley provided sage advice to leaders looking to inspire their global virtual teams. BYTE learners taught us something too: their proven techniques for, and frustrating truths that hinder, virtual team success. Virtual TeamsBYTE Session Recap.

Adapting Tuckman’s Model for Global Virtual Teams

InSync Training

Offices and teams come in all shapes and sizes these days. Members of the same team may live on different continents. One proven possibility: adapt an existing model based on our understanding of successful remote teams. Amy Lins and Munira Bangee recently shared their expert insight with BYTE learners recently during their informative session, Global Teams and Virtual Learning. Virtual Teams BYTEBYTE Session Recap.

Now Hiring! Join Our Virtual Team

InSync Training

Are you a GREAT virtual classroom producer? Do you have experience supporting WebEx Training Center, Adobe Connect, or any other virtual classroom platform? We are seeking qualified contractors to join our dynamic production team. Our producers ensure flawless virtual learning events by providing instructional and technical support to facilitators during live learning events, training sessions, and meetings

Strategies for Virtual Team Building

eThink Education

Working remotely has a lot of advantages, but culture and team building can be particularly challenging to maintain with distant teams. This can lead to feelings of disconnection and isolation from team members, ultimately leading to reduced productivity and diminished morale.

5 simple virtual team building activities

OpenSesame

Teams are vital for workplace success. Almost everyone who works, works on a team at some point in their career. These characteristics can be fostered through team building. Team building looks very different right now due to COVID-19.

Creating, Leading, and Maintaining Highly Functional Virtual Teams

InSync Training

Over the past 20 years, Jennifer Hofmann has built an entirely virtual and highly functional team at InSync Training. Interestingly, when she started her company, “We used to hide the fact that we were a 100% virtual, work-from-home team. Now we understand that virtual teams are able to be professional, and that it’s the way the workforce is moving.”. Establishing her virtual workforce has not been without its challenges, however. Virtual Teams

Global Virtual Teams: The Role of Talent Leaders

InSync Training

Traditional in-house teams are quickly becoming globally dispersed and virtual. This blog post will define Global Virtual Team (GVT) basics, the role of talent leaders , an approach for building a successful GVT, and additional resources. Virtual Teams BYTEBYTE Session Recap. The modern workplace is continuing to evolve.

How To Structure Virtual Team Meetings For Inclusion And Equity

Dan Keckan

But increasing engagement through inclusion and equity in team meetings requires more than good intentions—it requires good design. Employee Engagement Corporate Learning And Development Employee Training Spotlight: Diversity & Inclusion Team Building

Virtual teams - opportunities and challenges

Logicearth

Virtual teams give employers a unique opportunity to build a team of the worlds best talent, drawing from a hiring pool that spans the globe. It can seem like a no-brainer when it comes to building a successful team, however in practice there can be as many challenges as there are benefits. All while lowering overheads and boosting productivity.

#ASTD2014 W206 - Creating Highly Functional Virtual Teams

InSync Training

W206 - Creating Highly Functional Virtual Teams. Join me at the ASTD 2014 International Conference. Wednesday May 7 10:45 am - 12:00 pm. Ballroom B. Conferences

The Virtual Team Challenge

Jane Hart

The Virtual Team Challenge is an entirely FREE online, multiplayer business simulation that takes place in the animated 3D world of New City: Spill! The team objective in the simulation is to help the mayor stage the most efficient oil spill recovery effort. Top-performing teams are eligible for prizes for themselves, their teachers, and local charities!

Managing Virtual Teams: 12 Resources for Leading a Remote Workforce

BizLibrary

The post Managing Virtual Teams: 12 Resources for Leading a Remote Workforce appeared first on BizLibrary. Workforce Management developing leaders distributed workforce employee engagement manager training new managers remote teams

9 Strategies to Keep Your Virtual Team Productive During the COVID-19 Pandemic

KnowledgeCity

We will also explore nine key ways to maintain your team’s productivity so that your organization can gain a competitive edge even in this uncertain market. There are challenges that come specifically from teams going remote as well.

Virtual Teams Are Here To Stay (No Matter What Yahoo Says)

InSync Training

How InSync Training Enables Its Virtual Workforce. What you might not realize is that InSync Training is 100% virtual , with approximately 50 facilitators, producers, instructional designers, project managers, and other core staff all working remotely from home offices wherever they happen to be in the world. We believe in virtual training. We believe in virtual work. Virtual Work Virtual teams The opinions expressed herein

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6 Experiential Learning Elements To Create High-Performing Virtual Teams

Dan Keckan

As companies and employees adjust to the realities of sustained remote work, they need training to support sustained performance. Employees and companies alike want not only to survive but to thrive and shine. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Creating Highly Functional Virtual Teams @ASTD

InSync Training

My session will focus on Creating Highly Functional Virtual Teams. I will be speaking at the ASTD 2014 International Conference & Exposition and would like to personally invite you to attend. Conferences

Training Virtual Teams: How to Manage It Effectively

ProProfs

Managing this growing breed of virtual teams training-wise can be challenging but not impossible. In this blog post, I will take you through some of the main areas of training a virtual team and the strategies that you should deploy for the purpose. virtual classroom.

Why are virtual teams important?

Logicearth

Over the past decade, the global shift towards remote, or virtual teams has been huge. million people in the UK are in remote or virtual work. If this trend continues, up to 50% of the UK workforce will work remotely as part of a virtual team by 2025. According to This data , from the office of national statistics, 4.3 This has increased by almost 250,000 over the last 10 years.

Embracing long-term virtual team and leadership training

CLO Magazine

Virtual development will forevermore be a reasonable option. Adding to this dynamic is the fact that the need for high-quality leadership and team training hasn’t changed. But a DDI study found that leaders rank virtual leadership as their weakest skill.

Skilling Up Virtual Team Managers and Supervisors:?3 Essential Upboarding Tips

Obsidian Learning

New managers and supervisors have more than ever to learn if they are stepping up to manage a virtual team. Great upboarding can have a tremendous impact on their success, and on the productivity and satisfaction of the virtual teams they lead.

Virtual Team Management

ID Reflections

I was going through the Demonstrations and Case Studies on the Enspire Learning website when I came across a marvelous simulation on Virtual Team Management. I recommend this simulation to all those who either are handling a globally distributed team or a project, and to all managers who feel that effective communication is one of the keys to business success.

Managing Virtual Teams

GO1

Virtual teams are the talk of the town right now – and with good reason! This very modern mode or working takes collaboration and turbocharges it – giving you the opportunity to spread your team across continents, time zones, and cultures. Virtual teams are changing the game as we speak. The post Managing Virtual Teams appeared first on GO1 Learning. Business & Management Social & Community Team collaboration management virtual team

3 Ways to Stay Connected to Your Virtual Team

BizLibrary

Here are a few simple ways to connect with your virtual employees and inject some energy and vitality into your team. The post 3 Ways to Stay Connected to Your Virtual Team appeared first on BizLibrary.

How to Support Virtual Teams with Better Leadership Training

Allencomm

Discover tips for building better virtual employees with leadership training that enables growth. The post How to Support Virtual Teams with Better Leadership Training appeared first on AllenComm.

Skilling Up Virtual Team Managers And Supervisors: 3 Essential Upboarding Tips

Dan Keckan

New managers and supervisors have more than ever to learn if they are stepping up to manage a virtual team. Great upboarding can have a tremendous impact on their success and on the productivity and satisfaction of the virtual teams they lead.

9 Strategies to Keep Your Virtual Team Productive During the Pandemic

KnowledgeCity

We will also explore nine key ways to maintain your team’s productivity so that your organization can gain a competitive edge even in this uncertain market. There are challenges that come specifically from teams going remote as well.

4 Reasons To Opt For A Microlearning LXP When Onboarding Virtual Teams

Dan Keckan

An LXP, such as microlearning LXP, is suitable for onboarding virtual teams and virtual learning environments built to accommodate employee promotions, collaboration, and choice within a company.

Virtual Classroom Technical Producers Needed - Virtual Team, Flexible Schedule

InSync Training

InSync Training is seeking Virtual Classroom Technical Producers that speak English, Chinese, Japanese, or Polish. All contract positions are virtual, and candidates can expect up to 20 hours per week. Virtual Classroom-Production Experience with WebEx Training Center and Adobe Connect a plus. Additional competencies are located at the end of this post.

Leading Virtual Teams – But Real People – Effectively

Dan Keckan

Virtual teams offer challenges for the team’s leaders, members, and Learning and Development professionals, as they meet the team’s Learning and Development requirements, often in a cross-cultural context. Corporate eLearning Corporate eLearning Best Practices Corporate Learning And Development Distributed Teams Leadership Development

Virtual Teams – But Real People

Engage in Learning

Virtual teams offer challenges for the team’s leaders, members - and for L&D professionals as they meet the team’s L&D requirements, often in a cross-cultural context. teambuilding communication staff training

Tips for Leaders of Virtual Teams

Coreaxis

One illustration of that efficiency in action is the use of virtual work teams. Here are just a few examples of the benefits of virtual teams. Hal, the Human Resources Director for a large telecommunications company, had no luck finding local applicants who met the job requirements for a team working on a new project. He opened the position for remote workers, and just three weeks later was virtually onboarding Jessica and Simon.

Why L&D should prepare for training global virtual teams

Matrix

Generally, when we are thinking about a team we picture a group of people working together in the same space, having formal and informal meetings, face to face interactions and perhaps even hanging out after office hours. The way team members feel about each other is very important for the success of any project they are working on together so very often companies will invest in team-building activities – some simply pleasurable, some with an important learning component.

Virtual Classroom Technical Producers Needed - Virtual Team, Flexible Schedule

InSync Training

InSync Training is seeking Virtual Classroom Technical Producers that speak Chinese, Japanese, or Spanish. All contract positions are virtual, and candidates can expect up to 20 hours per week. Virtual Classroom-ProductionExperience with WebEx Training Center and Adobe Connect a plus. Additional competencies are located at the end of this post.

How to Develop a Sustainable Remote Onboarding Program for Your Virtual Teams

Obsidian Learning

Virtual onboarding of new talent in your organization should achieve all the objectives of classic in-person onboarding. However, purely remote, digital, or fully virtual onboarding does add an interesting layer of complexity.

5 Best Practices For An Effective Virtual Team Experience

NovoEd

Working in virtual teams is hard. And yet, we can all agree that virtual collaboration is vitally important and is here to stay. Estimates indicate nearly half of organizations use virtual teams – and it is even higher for companies with global operations. Thus, virtual collaboration is learned on the job or taught by organizations. 5 Best Practices for an Effective Virtual Team Experience.