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The seminar & training series to master the skills, attitudes, behaviours and strategies
for effectively leading and managing remotely-based people and operations
RemotelyAnywhere is a training and service division of Binary Resource

Times: 8.45am - 4.45pm Please note: In Dunedin the start time is 9.15 - finish time 5.15
This is a "full-on" day! Come prepared!  Lunch-break is scheduled for approximately 12.30pm - 1.15pm

The Programme

What is a remote business environment?
  • How does one define a remote environment? (And clarification of the multitude of terms used for this environment.)
  • What are the possible structures/models?
  • Pluses and minuses of each model

Why go down the Remote environment path at all?

5 Critical ingredients for a successful remote operation
  • Personnel
  • The Infrastructure
  • Tools
  • Policies, procedures, practices
  • Attitudes and behaviours

10 areas in which key mistakes are often made in establishing and leading a remotely-based business
  • Lack of preparation for the move to a different environment
  • Management
  • Expectations
  • Communication
  • Building and understanding Teams
  • Training
  • Accountability
  • Monitoring
  • Culture
  • Missing warning signs

10 questions to address when preparing to go Remote
  • Why are you doing it and what do you hope to achieve?
  • In what areas/ways does your organisation need to adapt?
  • How will it work?
  • What tools will you need?
  • What are the costs?
  • What type of people will work successfully in a remote environment?
  • What skills, attitudes and behaviours must remote workers have?
  • What do you need to do as the business leader? What will change for you? Are YOU ready?
  • What do you need from/expect of your senior team?
  • How will you know that it's working?

Can you effectively move from a co-located environment to a mixed or totally remote environment?
  • What are the potential challenges/issues?
  • The need to plan with and prepare people
  • The need to re-train people
  • Coaching and Supporting
  • Recognise that not everyone will make the move well
  • Change Management

Operating the remote environment with new personnel
  • Involving your personnel
  • Advertising
  • Interviewing and selection
  • Induction/on-boarding
  • Creating and building your teams
  • Training new personnel
  • Embedding and maintaining your business Culture
  • Working with your senior personnel

Maintenance and ongoing development of your remote environment and relationships
  • Communication
  • Meetings
  • Monitoring/supporting
  • Coaching, training and assessment
  • Maintaining the Culture and recognising others' cultures and work habits

Leading the remote environment
  • Your role and responsibilities
  • The nuts and bolts of leading a remotely-based environment
  • How and what do you need to do differently?
  • What skills, behaviours and attitudes will YOU need?

Danger signs that it is not working
  • For team members/partners
  • For the company
  • What to do?

So is it right for you and your business?

What next?
  • Planning your next steps.
Seminar Programme

Building & Maintaining your Remotely-based
Work Environment and Teams

A 1-day RemotelyAnywhere Seminar for Business Leaders,
Owners and Executive Personnel
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