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Week 7: Virtual teams

Introduction

To begin this penultimate week of the course, watch the following video in which Lynne Johnson introduces the week.

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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.