PM Leadership: Leading a Cross-Cultural Virtual Team

More and more project teams are virtual and global. Many manager struggle to understand different cultures and manage diversity as well as different communication styles. This course is developed to help managers gain a world view and strengthen their global virtual teams.

2 Professional Development Units (PDU)

Instructor: Ashley Hunt

PMP® Introduction

What You Get

Stormwind’s EPIC Live courses provide 24×7 access, work-friendly 2-hour sessions with the best instructors in the business, and cinema-quality content to help students stay engaged. Included Materials:

  • Access to multiple LIVE class events, for up to a year or more
  • Instant Replay – On Demand HD video recordings of the Live Sessions
  • 1:1 Mentoring
  • Student Guide

Skills Learned

Students will learn:

  • The differences between high and low context cultures and its effect on communication
  • Work styles of different cultures
  • Cultural values and how they impact projects
  • Virtual solutions
  • Body language to avoid with certain cultures
  • How to design complimentary roles and responsibilities

Course Outline

  • Review respect chapter in the code of conduct
  • Terms to be aware of and avoid in practice
  • A history of culture and context
  • Things to be aware of on a cross-cultural virtual team
  • Setting up your team for success
  • Techniques to engage a cross-cultural virtual team and overcome issues

Who Should Attend This Course

If you are certified with a PMP® or CAPM® this course is a good way to earn PDU’s as well as discuss and learn better ways to work on the aspirational skill of negotiation. If you aren’t certified but are looking for ways to identify ways to improve negotiation strategies for resources, materials or equipment, then this course can help toward certification credits or just help you gain some insight into better best practices.

Prerequisites

None or certified PMP® or CAPM®

PMI®, PMP® and CAPM® are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.