Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)
Remote Leadership Institute is a leader in delivering high quality, effective and efficient instruction. We avoid the term webinar, unless it is a short, one-to-many broadcast event. We offer true Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT). All our programs are led online live, by highly qualified instructors who understand the virtual environment, on the platform of your choice. Unlike webinars, we work with small class sizes to enhance interaction, participation and learning.
All our VILT classes are designed to develop the critical, behavioral and technology skills of the participants who can then apply them immediately to their remote teams.
Check out the growing list of programs offered. Many are available as part of the Remote Leadership Certificate Series, and as stand-alone open enrollment classes.
How to Create and Manage Remote Teams*
Remote and virtual teams are a fact of life. Yet many teams and their leaders struggle to create the kind of bonds and working relationships that get results. In this powerful session, we work with small groups on the web presentation platform of your choice to assess their current team strength, speed up adoption of technology, and build trust even when people can’t get together in person… Learn more.
Leading Effective Virtual Meetings*
For those who need to lead projects/team meetings remotely, virtual meetings are a fact of life. But unless you’ve had proper training in how to prepare, lead and get the best results from them, how do you know you’ll get tangible results? In this powerful session, we work with participants to speed up adoption of the tools, comfort with their use and give greater return on your technology investment… Learn more.
Goal Setting and Accountability*
As a leader you know that helping your team member set goals – and then holding them accountable for those goals is part of your job. But more than that, it is critical to your success. Doing these things can be challenging in any setting, but when you are leading virtually, and not interacting or seeing your team members (and their work product) everyday, it is even more challenging… Learn more.
To get the most from today’s web presentation tools presenters must learn what the tools can do, apply it to their work and get hands-on practice and coaching. Anything less is a waste of time. Learn more.
Coaching and Feedback at a Distance*
If you lead a team or have responsibility for a project with people dispersed geographically, the challenges of giving feedback are heightened significantly. Not only are communication opportunities reduced, but in many cases it is harder to observe the behaviors you are coaching on. This session takes the principles of effective coaching and feedback and applies them to the unique challenges of doing it at a distance… Learn more.
Productivity for Teleworkers
Every leader we talk with, coach or train tells us the same thing. The all have lots to do – more that they did six months or a year ago, with no end in sight. The reality is that we are busy. We have full plates. We are balancing home and work life. We have incredible demands on us every day, and everyone expects their project to be done NOW! We don’t want to disappoint anyone—but something has to give. And as a remote employee, while there are many benefits, there are also additional challenges that can sabotage your productivity… Learn more.
Skype for Business/WebEx for Leaders
Many organizations are moving to Microsoft’s Lync for online meetings and collaboration, but are having a hard time getting their project managers, leaders and teams to use it to its fullest. Studies show that adoption and utilization rapidly increase when people are exposed to the tool by a live instructor, and are shown the tool used in a real work context. That’s where Lync For Leaders comes in… Learn more.
Conducting Virtual Demos and Sales Calls
With territories getting larger and travel budgets tighter, conducting sales calls and product demos virtually is becoming more important, yet many people are uncomfortable selling in this new environment. Sales professionals need to learn how to use technology to achieve the same goals as face to face sales calls. Learn more.
Using DISC for Effective Remote Team Communication
In this course, you’ll learn how using DISC can profoundly impact your remote team, increasing communication and trust, as well as collaboration and productivity.Learn more.
Writing & Managing Email
Email was supposed to make our lives easier. In a matter of minutes, you can fire off multiple messages to teammates across the globe; you can schedule and plan meetings and events; you can share files. It saves time, energy and even money. So why do we hate it despite the ease and convenience it offers?Learn more.
How to Create and Manage Productive Remote Project Teams
Managing a project team is difficult enough, but when your team is geographically-dispersed, it’s even more difficult. Not only do you have all of the challenges that you typically face during a project – undefined goals, scope creep and poor communication – but you also have a unique set of obstacles to overcome such as technology challenges, different time zones, building trust and relationships and more. Learn more.
* Part of the Remote Leadership Certificate Series