Lead from a Distance

 

Lead from a Distance

£65.00

Lead from a Distance

In today’s multinational, cross-cultural businesses, the current economic climate is posing a number of challenges. Not least, achieving results with reduced budgets and reduced contact time between team members.

Being a leader of team that is widely dispersed, or that comprises individuals who are working on many different things brings unique challenges. This Power Hour Session introduces a number of tools and techniques that will allow you to get the most out of your team, even when you are not with them for much of the time.

In particular, by completing this Power Hour Session you will be able to:

  • Identify the challenges that a distance leader must overcome.
  • Describe the qualities and competences of a good distance leader.
  • Discuss the tools available to you to help you to manage a remote team successfully.

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Session outline:

  • Introduction and Objectives
  • The Challenges of Leading from a distance - Pairs exercise to identify the unique challenges that leading from a distance brings
  • Would they? - OPTIONAL small group activity to analyse the behaviours of different (successful) distance leaders to identify difference and similarities.
  • Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda - Group exercise to explore what distance managers can and can't do if they are to be successful.
  • The skills of managing from a distance - Discussion-based exercises to explore the key skills briefly.
  • Communication is Key - OPTIONAL section to explore effective communication across distance, including the best use of modern technology.
  • Building Trust - OPTIONAL pairs exercise and discussion to explore the role of trust and how to build it.
  • Case Study - OPTIONAL exercise to analyse what a ficticious regional manager is doing well and not so well, and agreeing what he needs to do differently.
  • Make it Work at Work - Action planning

 

£65.00