Learn to Manage Remote Work More Effectively
- from home
- while travelling
- on location away from the normal workplace
This course will help you learn to manage your workforce working remotely to ensure that they remain motivated, productive and on task.
This course is split into eight lessons as follows:
Lesson 1: Nature of Remote Work
Definition of Remote Work
Location, Location, Location
The On-Going Shift Toward Remote Work
“Traditional” Forms of Remote Work
Industry and Employment
Nature of a Remote Workplace
Scope of Remote Workplaces for Different Goods and Service Business Structures
Prevalence of Remote Work
Timeframe? Is it a short-term decision or long-term?
Lesson 2: Challenges and Benefits of Doing Work Remotely
Productivity and Time Management
Achieving Flow State
Confidentiality and Data Protection
Impact of Remote Work on Businesses
Impact of Remote Work on Employees/Remote Workers
Impact of Remote Work on the Environment
Lesson 3: Comparative Practices/Working in Different Industries
Sectors Adapting to Remote Work
Challenges for Remote Learning
Adults in Education
Office services – financial/ administration
Lesson 4: Communicating Remotely – Technologies Used
Face-to-face Communication vs. Remote Communication
Creating a Positive Share Culture in the Workplace
How to Effectively use Different Types of Remote Communication
Face-to-face Communication Online (Real-time)
Letters and Emails
Remote Working with Clients
Lesson 5: Managing and Supporting Staff Remotely
Managing Staff remotely
Leadership and Remote Worker
Building & Sustaining a Work Culture Remotely
Reviewing Staff & Performance Appraisals
Recruitment & Training
Training New Staff
Professional Development for Existing Staff
Occupational Health and Safety Considerations
Lesson 6: Logistics – Supplying Goods and Services Remotely
Remote Sales and Large or Small Businesses
Managing Delivery of Goods Remotely
Lesson 7: Online Events
Planning an Online Event
Lesson 8: Research Project – Developing a Plan for Remote Working
Planning to Ensure Resources
Planning for Risks/Contingency Planning
About Remote Work
Working remotely is increasingly common. It has both advantages and disadvantages. It can increase productivity or it may decrease productivity. The % work undertaken remotely has steadily grown.
Lack of distraction can increase motivation and productivity; but reduced interaction can lead to a disconnect and allow work to become less focussed on a consistent direction or standard.
Some types of industries can adapt to remote work easier than others. This course considers strategies for maintaining productivity and wellbeing, how to implement and take advantage of technology, and why remote work can be advantageous to your business.
Reasons to study this Course:
- Establish systems to manage work that is undertaken remotely
- Maintain a consistent and connected work effort between people who are less connected
- Control and improve productivity among remote workers
- Business innovation, diversification, skills development
Who is this course for?
Business owners, managers, consultants, contractors, or anyone anyone who works or wishes to work remotely.
This can include: Business coaches, Business planners/advisors; Careers advisors, Writers, Journalists, Counsellors, Technical writers, Coaches. Counsellors, Business owners, Freelance workers, and others.