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Strategies for a Successful Remote Workplace

In this highly interactive online course, we will discuss and learn about new strategies for working virtually. Bring your real-life challenges and successes and join the conversation.

Key Program Information
Series Building Resilient Virtual Teams Series
Delivery Format Online

Explore proven strategies for working remotely.

Whether your business or organization has a well-established remote work program, or you've recently launched into the world of virtual work, this program will present new strategies for success. This interactive session will be customized to address your unique challenges and needs. Instructor Scott Lester will present key strategies for both leaders and their employees to balance trust and accountability and create a positive remote working culture. He will then facilitate a conversation, based on your responses to a pre-course survey. There will be plenty of time for discussion and to learn from others who are also doing their best to make remote work, work, for everyone. 

Learn Key Strategies on How to:

1. Maintain a Strong Work Culture

2. Balancing Trust and Accountability

3. Maximize Effectiveness

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Who Should Attend

Managers, supervisors, project managers, team leaders, business owners, aspiring managers and supervisors, anyone who manages the work of others.

Instructors

  • Headshot of Scott Lester

    Scott W. Lester is a Professor of Management at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. He received his Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina. He teaches in the areas of human resource management, organizational behavior, and leadership. Scott facilitates multiple workshops in the Supervisory Management Series for UWEC Continuing Education and has years of private sector management training and leadership development experience. His current research interests include mentoring, dyadic trust, managing a multi-generational workforce, and work-life balance. Scott has published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles. His research has appeared in a variety of well-respected journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Learning & Education, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, and Journal of Organizational Behavior. Scott has been on faculty at University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire for over 20 years and has received numerous honors including the UW–Eau Claire Excellence in Scholarship Award in 2010, the Chuck Tomkovick Management and Marketing Teaching Excellence Award in 2013, the UW-Eau Claire College of Business Coaching Award in 2016, and the UW-Eau Claire Excellence in Service Learning as a Faculty Mentor Award in 2018.

CEU Information

Participants will earn 0.2 Continuing Education Units ( 2 Contact Hours) upon completion of this program.

Disability Accommodations

UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education encourages children and adults with disabilities or other special needs to participate in our programs whenever possible. If you require a reasonable accommodation, please notify us at least two weeks in advance of the program so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Contact Continuing Education at 715-836-3636 / toll-free 866-893-2423, or use the Wisconsin Relay System (711). All requests are kept confidential.

An EEO/Affirmative Action employer, University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX and ADA requirements.

Satisfaction Guarantee

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Continuing Education offers excellence in lifelong learning. If you are not completely satisfied with your learning experience after attending our program we will refund your registration fee. Please contact UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education for assistance.

Cancellation Policy

We understand life happens. Should you need to cancel your registration, you may substitute someone to take your place, at any time, at no cost to you. If we cancel a program, we will give you your money back. If you cancel, you will not receive a refund. If you are registered and do not attend the program, you are responsible for the full fee. Contact UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education for assistance.

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