|Course Level||Level 2|
|Awarding Body||ABC AWARDS|
|Study Method||Distance Learning|
|Course Duration||125 Recommended Study Hours|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
The virtual workplace presents a unique set of opportunities and challenges for the modern business. In a comprehensively connected world, remote working is becoming the new norm across countless sectors and industries. Affordable hardware, reliable connections and the enormous convenience of remote working create a genuinely appealing approach to business management. Successful virtual workplace implementation also has the potential to minimise costs, maximise output and generally drive efficiency to new heights.
This certificate in managing a virtual workplace, is designed for those looking to create or optimise a remote-working program for largely any business or office. Over the course of three modules, of managing a virtual workplace course, candidates explore the benefits, challenges and key logistical considerations of building a virtual workplace. Along with effective virtual office strategies, course content investigates relevant technologies, the importance of strong communications, essential remote management approaches/insights and how to continually analyse/manage overall performance.
Successful candidates will benefit from an increasingly-relevant skills set, with a variety of career prospects to explore.
This virtual manager online course, is delivered over three in-depth modules:
Module 1 – The Virtual Workplace
The introductory course module focuses on the key components of the virtual workplace, outlining what remote working is, how it works, how it can benefit the business and a variety of associated challenges/limitations. Candidates explore virtual workplace creation strategies, along with preparing teams for telework and how to both monitor and manage workforce performance.
Module 2 – Choosing the Virtual Team
Team member selection and delegation of duties enter the discussion in Module 2, which focuses primarily on effective team-building and management. The importance of building a dependable and trusting team culture is explored, alongside essential success strategies, utilising appropriate tools/resources, controlling output consistency and the key stages of virtual team development programs.
Module 3 – Leading Virtual Team
The course concludes with a deeper exploration of team leading from the perspective of a virtual workplace manager. Subtopics covered in-depth include planning and holding remote meetings, the importance of strong and ongoing communication at all levels, how to effectively test prospective virtual workplace programs and the importance/value of diverse working teams.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementfrom ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Oxford home study centre has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Oxford home study centre to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.