Welcome to the
Work Together Anywhere MOOC

The Work Together Anywhere Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) will be launching soon. To receive more information about the start date, please contact us.

Description

The Work Together Anywhere Workshop is designed to share experiences and learn how to:

  • Avoid miscommunications
  • Increase camaraderie
  • Run problem free meetings where everyone contributes
  • Inspire continuous improvement

Who this course is for

  • High-level managers and coaches working with remote colleagues
  • Team members who are enthusiastic about improving productivity and day-to-day communication with their remote colleagues

 


Course content

Module 1 – Create a Team Agreement

Avoid miscommunications and outline acceptable behaviours for how your team wants to work together.

Each team has its own personality and its own style of communicating. When we establish a basic set of guidelines for working together, we can remove costly misunderstandings. So how do we get every team member on the same page? In this module, we will dive into the process for creating virtual team agreements.

You will learn:

  • How to establish a basic set of guidelines for working together on a remote team
  • Common communication protocols for remote working

 

Module content

  1. Create a productive workspace
  2. Why define normal behaviour
  3. What virtual trust looks like
  4. Define your team etiquettes
  5. Set expectations for how to work together
  6. Pro tips for your team agreement

Module 2 – Increase Camaraderie On Your Remote Team

Increase the togetherness on your remote team by simulating the “human-ness” that we have when working in the same place.

To combat the “out of sight, out of mind” mentality, remote teams need to work harder to increase that sense of team and improve communication. In this module we will explore the various tools and techniques we can use to simulate the office, online.

You will learn:

  • How to create a high bandwidth workspace
  • Tools that allow you to communicate reliably
  • Techniques for keeping everyone on the same page

 

Module content

  1. How good is your online collaboration?
  2. What does a productive virtual office look like?
  3. Master remote communication
  4. Make the best of time zones
  5. How to make your work visible to your remote team
  6. Techniques for virtual team building

Facilitate Online Meetings Like a Pro

Learn how to setup and facilitate virtual team meetings to get the most engagement and interaction from your team.

Have you ever attended a virtual meeting that was full of bad sound quality, interruptions, and disengaged participants? In this module you will learn the basics for how to setup and facilitate virtual meetings.

You will learn:

  • How to choose and effectively use online meeting technology
  • Common communication protocols for effective remote meetings
  • How to facilitate interaction and participation, and minimize distractions and multi-tasking

 

Module content

  1. How to look and sound great online
  2. Set up an engaging online meeting space
  3. Tips for hybrid meetings
  4. Create psychological safety in your online meetings
  5. Define your meeting etiquettes
  6. How to facilitate meetings online

Feedback and Appreciation on Virtual Teams

Learn how to give and receive feedback on both small and big things to inspire continuous improvement.

On remote teams, giving and receiving feedback become critical elements for success. In order to feel more connected, it’s important to acknowledge contributions and accomplishments. In this module, we will dive into how to set a pattern for honest and useful feedback on your remote team.

You will learn:

  • Techniques for rapid, continuous feedback
  • How to set up 360 degree feedback systems so that colleagues and managers can more frequently measure each others performance
  • Tools for showing appreciation
  • How to conduct remote retrospectives

Module content

  1. The basics of giving feedback online
  2. How to give constructive feedback online
  3. The basics of showing appreciation online
  4. How to show appreciation online