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

Productivity in Remote Work

Patty Malone

Instructor: Patty Malone

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

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

What you'll learn

  • Identify and implement effective strategies to boost team productivity, prevent task duplication, and ensure task completion.

  • Recognize and apply techniques to increase participation, re-engage team members, and create a collaborative virtual meeting experience.

  • Apply core remote leadership concepts from the Remote Leadership for Managers specialization to real-world remote leadership scenarios.

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June 2024

Assessments

5 assignments

Taught in English

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

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

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This course is part of the Remote Leadership for Managers Specialization
When you enroll in this course, you'll also be enrolled in this Specialization.
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There are 4 modules in this course

Welcome to Module 1, Increasing Productivity in a Remote Environment. In this module, we will identify actionable strategies to enhance productivity within virtual teams, explore methods to prevent task duplication, and outline how to prevent tasks from falling through the cracks. We will also reflect on our personal experiences with low work productivity and discuss what strategies helped or harmed the situation.

What's included

1 video1 reading1 assignment1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Module 2, Engagement in Virtual Meetings. This module will address strategies to increase participation, re-engage team members, and develop guidelines for effective and engaging virtual meetings. We will also discuss our personal experiences in engaging meetings and reflect on what made them successful.

What's included

1 video2 readings1 assignment1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Module 3, Inundated by Emails? In this module, we will explore tips and tricks for writing effective emails, how to stop emails from dominating your time, and the dos and don’ts of email and texting. We will also learn to recognize what situations would benefit from an email versus another form of communication. We will close the module by listing strategies to improve our personal email communication styles.

What's included

1 video2 readings1 assignment1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Module 4, Collaborate Through Digital Tools. This module features a guest interview with esteemed expert Chris Ruoff. We will address various practical digital tools and their applications to enhance engagement and participation within virtual teams and meetings. We will also share our personal tips and tricks for increasing engagement and our favorite remote work digital tools. This module will conclude with a scenario-based, cumulative final exam that covers all topics discussed in courses 1-3 of the Remote Leadership for Managers specialization.

What's included

1 video2 readings2 assignments1 discussion prompt

Instructor

Patty Malone
University of California, Irvine
3 Courses54 learners

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