Successful, collaborative remote working is crucial to almost all businesses across the world. This comprehensive course is ideal for employers and employees to manage the remote work environment better.
Managing Remote Work is an online professional development course designed to help you manage staff, teams and projects from a distance better.
In this managing remote work course, you will learn about the nature of the remote workplace, balancing the challenges and benefits of remote work and how to adapt remote work for different sectors, from health to retail.
You will discover technology that aids remote work and client interaction, including webinars, live chats, live streams and planning online events, and how to manage and support staff working remotely.
On completion of this course, you will have gained the skills and knowledge to confidently manage remote work projects and staff.
Unit - Managing Remote Work
Unit 1 – Nature of remote work
Nature of remote work
Definition of remote work
Location, location, location
The on-going shift toward remote work
Traditional forms of remote work
Industry and employment
Nature of a remote workplace
Creating a home workspace
Workplace obligations for satellite remote work sites and home offices
Employee or freelancers
Obligations to employees
Scope of remote workplaces for different goods and service business structures
Drawbacks to remote working
Prevalence of remote work
Timeframe? Is it a short-term decision or long-term?
Unit 2 – Challenges and benefits of doing work remotely
Productivity and time management
Achieving flow state
Confidentiality and data protection
Impact of remote work on businesses
Impact of remote work on employees/remote workers
Impact of remote work on the environment
Unit 3 – Comparative practices/working in different industries
Sectors adapting to remote work
Accessing appropriate technological equipment
Developing skills to support telehealth workers
Managing chronic or rehabilitative care
Managing long-term care
Changing management requirements within the health sector
Changing funding practices and procedures
Patient’s digital/health literacy
Patient attitudes to telehealth services
Managing emergency care
Off campus learning
Benefits of remote learning
Flexible learning hours
Challenges for remote learning
Costs of specialist equipment/resources
Curriculum management and oversight
Extended screen time
Maintaining student motivation and focus
Dependent on internet access
Easy to cheat
Adults in education
Basics and groceries
Non-essential goods, luxury goods
Office services – financial/ administration
Unit 4 – Communicating remotely – technologies used
Face-to-face communication vs. remote communication
Creating a positive share culture in the workplace
How to effectively use different types of remote communication
Face-to-face communication online (real-time)
Letters and emails
Instant messaging and SMS
Remote working with clients
Unit 5 – Managing and supporting staff remotely
Managing staff remotely
Leadership and group culture
Leadership and accountability
Leadership and remote worker
Personality and motivation
Monitoring employee output & work quality
Building & sustaining a work culture remotely
Reviewing staff & performance appraisals
Recruitment & training
Hiring staff and training new staff
Professional development for existing staff
Symptoms and effects of stress
Occupational health and safety considerations
Unit 6 – Logistics – Supplying goods and services remotely
Remote sales and large or small businesses
Definition of goods businesses
Food & beverage
Managing delivery of goods remotely
Third party logistics & warehousing
Definition of a service business
Examples of service businesses suited to remote work
Information & communication technology
Logistics and freight coordination
Health & wellbeing
Other professional services
Unit 7- Online Events
Pre-event discussion boards
Planning an online event
Unit 8 – Research Project – Developing a plan for remote working
Pomodoro method/interval method
Planning to ensure resources
Planning for risks/contingency planning
Files, materials, and backups
Homecare, childcare, illness
Estimated duration 50 hours
Course Delivery and Start
Start anytime, self-paced and 100% online
Assessment will be comprised of written exercises, including short-answer questions, reflective tasks, short reports and/or projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment. As a result, you can complete training in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
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