How It Works

Course outcomes

After attending this course, you will:
  • Have a more indepth understanding of how managing remote workers differs from managing office workers, and why you can manage better.
  • Be able to apply advanced tele-work concepts to the practical how-to practice of supervising remote workers, and enhancing one’s own effectiveness as a supervisor or manager of work productivity.
  • Receive a detailed practical how-to and step-by-step process for supervising and managing remote workers.
  • Increase your confidence about supervising and managing remote workers. 
  • Know how to run effective virtual meetings with workers in dispersed locations.  
  • Possess the knowledge to apply the best tele-work research and practice in encouraging your superiors and leaders to support remote workers and the new virtual office culture.


Course objectives

  • To provide key principles that underly proven best practices in managing remote workers.
  • To deliver advanced and practical strategies in running effective virtual meetings with dispersed workers.
    To outline some of more recent research on successful virtual meetings.
  • To outline supervision techniques for remote workers with a practical how-to plan, and step-by-step processes describing objectives and methods. 
  • To provide learners with a basis for improving their managerial and supervisory skill set with both remote and office workers by employing new strategies appropriate for the workplace and virtual corporate culture of the economy of the 21st century.

About Online Learning

Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends. It's easy. It's fun.

How the Course Works

It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom. You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access. Once inside the online classroom, here's what you can expect.

What You Will Do

For each Unit, you will:

  • Access the online readings
  • Listen to the audio presentation for the Unit and view the slides
  • Take a self-quiz to see how much you have learned
  • Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants

For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each day.

The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self-quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.

Participate When You Want

You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.

For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.

Discussion

The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.

Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.

We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each day to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.

Learn about the other courses which are part of the same certificate:

Next start date

Oct 4 – 29