PDL Managing People in a Virtual Environment

Course Code: MDP0.5MPR


0.5 Day(s)

Course Type

Public or Private

Max Delegates


Delivery Style


Bringing people together

Managing people is a huge challenge for many us. Amongst many of the skills and qualities required to effectively manage people are trust, courage and strong communication skills. Managing people remotely brings with it a host of additional challenges. How can you build trust with your team when you cannot even meet face-to-face? How do you ensure that your delegate effectively and that work is on track? How can you keep individuals motivated and have those difficult conversations when you need to?

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Who is this course for

Managers, Team Leaders or anyone responsible for managing people remotely.

Purpose of the course

This bite-sized session takes the principles of managing people effectively and applies them to managing in a virtual environment. You will learn how to keep your team engaged and on track, and how to ensure performance doesn’t suffer in these difficult times.

You will learn how to

  • Understand management with a virtual lens

  • Build trust in a virtual world

  • Motivate a remote team

  • Delegate effectively

  • Have difficult conversations remotely

Benefits for you as an individual

Whilst many of the guiding principles maybe similar to the physical world we now find ourselves in a virtual world which throws up a whole new set of challenges. This bite-sized course will give you a new set of tools and techniques for managing people in a virtual world.

Benefits for your organisation

Now teams are dispersed, more than ever are good management skills required to ensure the success of your organisation.  This bite-sized course will give you managers and team leaders just that.

Management and leadership an overview

  • Task vs people leadership
  • Empower your team for high performance

Building trust in a virtual world

  • The importance of trust in management
  • How to build trust


  • What motivates us? 
  • Turn motivation theories into practical strategies

The art of delegation

  • What prevents us from delegating?
  • How to delegate effectively in a virtual world

Performance management

  • The principles of having difficult conversations
  • Giving effective feedback
  • Chunking down goals

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