|Course at QLS||Level 2|
|Endorsement||Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme|
|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 Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.