Managing Remote Workers
Adult Programs / Professional Development -
Adult Online Professional & Personal Development Fall 2022
Manage remote workers better, with greater productivity and efficiency. Discover the keys to successful managing in the new workplace of the 21stcentury. Get a step-by-step practical guide you won’t get anywhere else. Employees and employers both like the new system. You’ll want to apply these practices to your office workers as well.
This course can be taken alone or as part of the 2 course Managing Remote Workers Certificate.
Moving work from Activity to Outcomes
- Rewriting job descriptions
- Designing the virtual work week
- Assigning work
- Gaining Buy-In
Supervising Remote Workers
- Documenting work
- Transparency and reporting
- Addressing underperforming workers
- Personal time vs. work time
Running Effective Virtual Meetings
- A written agenda is critical
- Socializing in the virtual meeting
- Running discussions online
- How to include and involve everyone
Working with Your Superiors
- Documenting the impact of remote work
- Making the case for a virtual corporate culture
- Techniques to convince
- The future of remote work and virtual offices
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William A. Draves is one of the foremost authorities in the world on teaching online. More than 6,000 faculty and teachers have taken this course. He did his graduate work in education, with an emphasis on adult education, from The George Washington University in Washington DC.
Draves has taught for over thirty years, including teaching at the graduate level. His books include "How to Teach Adults," the most popular book ever written on the subject, and "Energizing the Learning Environment."
He has been interviewed by Wired.com, The New York Times, NPR, NBC Nightly News, Washington Post, Virtual University News, Chronicle of Higher Education and other national media.
Draves is author of the book, "Advanced Teaching Online," which is used as the text book for this course. This course is part of the Certified Online Instructor (COI) designation, the most recognized certification for online teaching in higher education.