Week 7: Virtual teams
To begin this penultimate week of the course, watch the following video in which Lynne Johnson introduces the week.
By the end of this week, you will be able to:
- describe the key common features in a virtual team
- understand some of the key advantages of virtual team-working for employers and employees
- explain some of the challenges that this way of working raises including building trust, dealing with isolation and appropriate use of technology
- assess whether you are the kind of person who would thrive in a virtual team and the kind of skills you would need to develop to be confident of operating in this virtual environment.