Harnessing the Power of the Virtual Teams


With today’s connected world, organisations benefit from leveraging on cross-functional teams located across multiple countries, regions and sites, including members working from home, to support projects in a seamless way. This poses challenges for project managers in managing cross‐cultural, virtual teams. This program introduces a new team model to increase company efficiency, focusing on multi-cultural management and effective virtual team communication.

Benefits to You

Business Outcomes:
The ability to communicate effectively and handle the diversity of virtual teams make a huge difference in the outcome of projects which have become more complex, often requiring cross functional teams to collaborate seamlessly to be successful. Mastering the skill and competency to manage in a virtual environment is crucial in achieving better business performance for organisations of the future.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand what is different when working with virtual teams
  • Build and maintain trust in virtual teams
  • Lead and facilitate virtual communications
  • Manage performance and assessment of virtual team
  • Coach in a virtual environment
  • Facilitate successful and productive virtual meetings

Programme Outline

Virtual teams
– Characteristics, advantages, challenges and how to collaborate

Building virtual teams and trust
– Assessing suitable members, defining clear roles and responsibilities, managing conflicts and communication

Establishing operation guidelines
– The major categories, building an effective team committee and information structure, decision making and risks

Leveraging on communication technologies
– Technologies and tools for virtual teams, how to make intercultural communication effective

Leading virtual teams
– Managing cultural diversity, building high performance, criteria for performance assessment and setting KPIs for results

Who Should Attend

(Level 4) Managers
(Level 5) Senior Managers & Directors

Experienced project managers and team leaders who work with virtual teams

Start Date & Time:
11 May 2018, 09:00

End Date & Time:
11 May 2018, 17:00



Members S$ 535 / Non Members S$ 642

Please click here for additional information and to register.

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