In an office-based team, there are many different ways for employees to meet, communicate and connect: by the water cooler, during Monday morning meetings, in the lunchroom, stopping by an office… the list goes on.
How can virtual teams – who may be in different places, time zones or even countries -create opportunities and channels of communication that allow for the same kind of bonding and collaboration?
In this course, we will look at the challenges of communicating in a virtual work environment, some tips on how to make remote communications more effective and how to choose from the many different tools that support communicating effectively with a virtual team.
By the end of this course, you will understand the following:
- How to communicate in a virtual work environment
- The three different modes of communication in a virtual work environment
- The challenges of communicating in a virtual work environment
- Different tips for effective communication in a virtual work environment
We know that different people like to learn in different ways. If you like to write notes as you work through a course, here’s a handy study guide (.PDF) for you, in printable or “fillable” form. Use the printable version if you would like to print out the study guide and write down your notes. Or, if you prefer to use a PDF reader you can take notes on your favorite handheld device using the “fillable” version.