This course is designed to introduce the learner to components related to telecommuting or working remotely for an organization.

Course Level: This course is for the novice employee who is unfamiliar with virtual work environments.

Targeted Learners: This course would be applicable to all employees that may have a virtual role in an organization or those who are also looking to increase their productivity by working from home or working in a virtual office. This course also reviews the components of team development and best practices with working with virtual teams. 

Outcome of the Course:

This course will enable learners to:

  • Create a virtual workplace strategy
  • Develop, implement, and maintain telecommuting programs
  • Build a virtual team and lead them to success
  • Understand how successful teams are built and formed over time
  • Plan and lead virtual meetings
  • Use technology to support your virtual workplace
  • Overcome cultural barriers when leading virtual teams
  • Develop your virtual leadership skills

Components of the Course: 

Instructional materials accompanying this course include:

  • Online course, totaling approx. 8-10 hours of course material and assignments.

Success Measures:

The success of this course will be based on achieving the following:

  • 100% completion of all modules and discussion board.
  • A student score of 80% or higher on all written assignments and quizzes in the course.
  • A student score of 70% or better on the final course exam.