Free Online Course on ‘Collaborative Working in a Remote Team’ (Certificate Provided)

Course University of Leeds

Opportunity Description

Course introduction

This course is part of the Collaboration, Communication, and Remote Working program, which will help you to learn how to work and communicate effectively in the modern workplace. The University of Leeds has developed this course.

Nowadays, work takes place in different locations and in less traditional ways. Therefore, more of us than ever experience working from home. In this course, you’ll discover the challenges and benefits of remote working. Also, you’ll consider different technologies for cooperation and get introduced to project management tools that can help to make the difficulties of working remotely easy.

In here, you’ll also develop practical planning skills as you learn to create an action plan for successful remote working and get insii for starting to work remotely in the real world. So, learn how to work effectively with your team.

Course details:

Course developer: University of Leeds

Instruction language: English

Course provider: Future Learn

Course type: Online and self-paced

Subject: Business and Management

Price: Free

Duration: 2 weeks (2 hours weekly study)

Start date: Flexible deadline

Course instructor:

1. Sophie Pendrell

Sophie has worked with digital media for more than 30 years, both as an artist, producer, and educator.

What you will learn:

After completing this course, you‘ll be able to:

  • Discuss the challenges and opportunities of distant working
  • Discover the main requirements for successful remote working
  • Create an action plan for effective remote working
  • Discuss strategies for effective collective working
  • Experiment with time and project management tools
  • Find out tools and resources to help you work remotely.
  • Produce a detailed plan for fruitful remote working

Who can enroll?

This course is developed for individuals who have digital skills but intend to build confidence in using digital technology in the workplace, including those studying for A-levels, those who possess a degree, or those seeking to improve their career prospects.

The course will also be beneficial for any employed who wants to boost their digital skills.

Course syllabus

What topics will it cover?

Week 1:

  • What is remote working?
  • Welcome
  • Challenges, opportunities, and wellness of remote working\
  • Getting ready to work remotely
  • Developing your remote working plan
  • Summary

Week 2:

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  • How to work distantly and collaboratively
  • Managing time, projects and workload
  • Getting ready to work remotely
  • Conclusion

Course benefits

  • 100% online
  • Unlimited access to this course
  • Entails any articles, videos, peer reviews and quizzes
  • A PDF Certificate of Achievement to confirm your success when you’re eligible

How to apply?

You can join this course by completing a registration in the given link.

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