Thriving Remotely

Course Overview

Remote work is the new normal now. Laois & Offaly ETB, in collaboration with IDA Ireland, SOLAS, and Grow Remote, has created an 8-week training program to develop the skills required to work productively from home or anywhere else. This is an 8 week fully funded program, with a minimum mandatory time investment of 12 hours per week. Don't just survive, but thrive while working remotely. 

Course Dates

Tuesday Oct 19 6:00 PM
Wednesday  Oct 27 4.30pm
Thursday Oct 28 4.30pm


Module Content:

Introduction to Remote Work - Introduction you to the concept of remote working, understanding how remote work differs from other modes of work

Introduction to Virtual Communications - Introduction to the necessary skills, knowledge, and competencies required to effectively communicate verbally and non-verbally within your team as part of a remote team. 

Culture in the Workplace - Understand what company culture is and why it's important.  Identify ways to investigate what the company culture is.  Be able to list some of the ways remote teams influence a company's culture.

Individual Differences and Working Remotely - Be able to recognise how self-awareness can help you become a successful remote worker, to demonstrate how to manage your energy levels when working remotely successfully,  practice good time management, and identify and effectively manage stress.

Transferable Skills - Learn to identify existing transferable skills and how they are useful across different roles and business cases

Career progression in remote working - Be able to identify and understand the differences in career progression in a remote setting versus an office setting, and how to work with management to make your work visible and continue to develop your career as part of a remote team

Duration: 

Tutor led online classes and self-directed learning 
Week 1 – 1.5 Hours
Week 2-8 – 1 hour per week

Assessments: 

Ongoing assessments over the duration of the course

Cost: 

This course is fully funded under Skills to Advance 

Register:

Thriving Remotely Day

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Thriving Remotely Evenings 

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Contact:

Aideen Poole, Enterprise Support -  apoole@loetb.ie
 

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