Mobile workers account for nearly three quarters of the workforce in the United States. Attendees will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives. This session will provide a list of elements to include in a virtual workplace strategy. Setting employees up for telework and tips for managing performance will also be covered. Participants will consider what tools they can incorporate into their virtual workplace program. Participants will learn about Tuckman and Jensen’s five stages of team development and how to apply leadership techniques.
To begin the course, participants will learn some terms related to the virtual workplace. Participants will also explore some advantages and disadvantages that the virtual workplace can have. This session will give participants some guidelines for scheduling and conducting team meetings.