Being able to perform and excel in the virtual environment is becoming an increasingly desirable, and in some instances necessary, skill for those working in international business.
Working in a virtual team requires a greater skill set than being a member of an intact team, as many of the non verbal and social cues that can so easily be taken for granted in a face-to-face interaction are absent, as such it is much easier for projects to derail or working relationships to break down.
TMA World is a thought leader in virtual working and team training, one of our areas of expertise is virtual team working, our insightful, innovative training solutions have been designed to advance exceptional key business skills, whilst minimising the amount of hours required to develop these competencies. Our training solutions focus on the skills which are crucial to working and succeeding in a virtual working environment, including effective virtual communication and virtual collaboration strategies, all of which help the remote worker make a valid and influential contributions to virtual team or teams they may operate in.
Individuals are given the opportunity to identify their strengths and address any areas that require improvement, meaning that the training they receive is very relevant to their needs.
We have a number of resources available to leaders and managers, or those who are soon to be in a leadership role, including:
The Global Collaboration app
The new Global Collaboration mobile app from TMA World provides a fast, fun and practical way for your busy executives to work on the move. 9 essential skills for being effective in the global workplace are addressed, including manage remote workers, communicate virtually and thriving in a global organization. Each module offers tips and guidance on what to do and what not to do.
Managers and leaders can use the Global Collaboration app to identify areas of performance that need further development on a company-wide, team or individual basis.
Relevant Learning Paths:
Viewpoints and Mindlines:
- Virtual Problem Solving: Tips
- Global Virtual Teams: Closing the Importance-Performance Gap
- Taking off the Mask: Cultural RISK and Virtual Teams
- Leading Virtual Teams: Ten Principles
- It’s all Talk: The Critical Art of Conversation
- Leading and Collaborating Virtually
- Building High Performance Global Teams
- Collaborating Across Cultures
- Developing Cross-Cultural Effectiveness
- Building Cultural Intelligence
- Building Country-Specific Cultural Intelligence