Work Remote Training

training for working remotely

With companies encouraging employees to work remotely, it is important to prepare workers to work effectively in out-of-office or home-office environments. Successful remote and teleworkers have a combination of strong communications with their office coupled with superb computer and organizational skills. This workshop is designed to help participants understand the issues and challenges working remotely and provide specific methods and systems to address these constraints.

This training, will explore individual communication styles, along with communication tools, to promote better engagement among remote colleagues. The course will also provide strategies to improve efficiency managing information and working towards reduced paper consumption. Strategies will be provided on how to prioritize to get the desired performance results whether working in or out of the office. By effectively utilizing functionality of Outlook or Gmail participants will leave with practical tools they can start to employ the day after the workshop. Upon completion of the class each participant will develop commitments and an action plan to improve their own habits of working remotely.

Learning Objectives

Team Engagement

  • Understand how to stay connected with colleagues and supervisors while working remotely
  • Identify preferred styles of communication for themselves and others in order to develop effective communication plans
  • Understand key aspects to create an effective team
  • Learn models to delegate successful

Home Office Set up

  • Understand how to set up an effective home-office space and environment
  • Learn various guidelines to support boundaries working from home with family members
  • Define a work/life balance strategy and how to integrate into daily life
  • Determine strategies to support achieving work/life balance
  • Learn strategies to stay focused and motivated while working from home

Utilizing Productivity Tools to Manage Information

  • Learn strategies on how to manage documents and information while working remotely
  • Utilize Outlook functionality to track calendar, tasks and emails
  • Learn strategies for effective daily and weekly planning
  • Learn how to effective plan work-from-home days vs. work days in the office

Staying Organized while Traveling

  • Gain tips on how to be more organized through the traveling process
  • Learn how to preplan effectively before your business trips
  • Learn how to prepare your electronics before you depart on your trip
  • Learn about products and methods of managing paper documentation while traveling
  • Gain strategies to plan time to organize, catch-up upon your return

Seminar Length: 2-4 hours
Class Size: 10-30 participants
Materials: 50 page workbook provided
Seminar Location: On-site at company
Equipment: LCD projector