Working Virtually deals with the challenges facing those who have to work remotely from their colleagues using a range of technology to keep in touch. It covers all aspects of working in a virtual environment, from communicating effectively through to solving problems and building strong teams at a distance.
Working Virtually contains eight units, focusing on:
- Understanding virtual communication
- Preparing for successful communication
- Working in virtual groups
- Working with technology
- Effective writing
- Building relationships
- Managing diversity
- Teams and leadership
In every unit, Working Virtually provides comprehensive training in the skills proven to be necessary to operate successfully in the world of international business: relevant language skills, communicative ability, people-management skills and intercultural competence. This training is delivered through extensive speaking and listening activities, professional input, skills practice, intercultural awareness-raising and case-study discussions.