|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 Achievementby ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means that OHSC has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. 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 difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by OHSC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual 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.