University of California, Irvine
Communication in Remote Work
University of California, Irvine

Communication in Remote Work

Patty Malone

Instructor: Patty Malone

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

5 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Identify ways to build trust, strengthen relationships, develop collaboration, and effectively communicate in remote work

  • Discuss personal experiences regarding remote work challenges, relationship dynamics, and remote team collaboration

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June 2024

Assessments

4 assignments

Taught in English

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

5 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 4 modules in this course

Welcome to Module 1, Communication in Remote Work. This module focuses on the pros and cons of remote communication and the importance of developing strong interpersonal communication skills for virtual environments. We will explore how remote communication fosters flexibility, accessibility, and the potential for a greater work-life balance. Then, we will illuminate the disadvantages of remote communication, shedding light on challenges such as potential distractions, misunderstandings, and feelings of isolation. We will close with a discussion of our personal challenges in remote work and identify strategies to overcome them.

What's included

1 video1 reading1 assignment1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Module 2, Building Trust in Virtual Teams. This module will cover trust-building and trust-breaking behaviors in a virtual setting and identify ways to develop a culture of trust and repair broken trust. We will close by discussing what trust-breaking and trust-building behaviors we have experienced as a remote team member.

What's included

1 video1 reading1 assignment1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Module 3, Strengthening Relationships in a Remote Setting. This module focuses on strategies for developing strong relationships, building team cohesion, and developing a strong culture of communication across virtual teams. We will also discuss what actions can strengthen remote relationships and foster a culture of effective communication.

What's included

1 video1 reading1 assignment1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Module 4, Developing Collaboration Remotely. This module focuses on the importance of collaboration within and across virtual teams. We will explore strategies for virtual collaboration, team-building, and setting virtual communication expectations. We will reflect on our personal virtual team experiences and share best practices and things to avoid when strengthening remote teams.

What's included

1 video1 reading1 assignment1 discussion prompt

Instructor

Patty Malone
University of California, Irvine
3 Courses54 learners

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