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Intermediate Level

You should have least one year of management experience before taking this course. No remote experience is required.

Approx. 11 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Lead in a remote environment

  • Build a remote organizational culture and practices

  • Assess teams’ and managers’ readiness and preparation for remote work

  • Create a foundational strategy for executing a remote transformation

Skills you will gain

Business TransformationBusiness StrategyLeadership And ManagementHuman Resources (HR)Remote work
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Intermediate Level

You should have least one year of management experience before taking this course. No remote experience is required.

Approx. 11 hours to complete
English

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GitLab

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Remote Work Best Practices

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 39 min), 6 readings, 3 quizzes
10 videos
Meet The Instructors1m
Why Remote Work?2m
What Is Remote Work?3m
Organizational Remote-Readiness6m
Hiring Globally2m
Hiring For a Remote Role5m
Rethinking The Workspace3m
Onboarding Remotely9m
Weekly Summary58s
6 readings
Course Syllabus5m
Additional Resources5m
Who Are Remote Workers?10m
Sample Interview Questions5m
Remote-Specific Roles5m
Additional Considerations for People and HR Best Practices15m
3 practice exercises
About Remote Work15m
Building a Team15m
Remote Work Best Practices30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Managing Remote Teams

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 41 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
6 videos
Meetings and Collaboration7m
Adopting a Results-Oriented Mindset3m
Understanding Job Satisfaction and Performance6m
Remote Leadership and Responsibility16m
Weekly Summary56s
3 readings
Embracing Asynchronous Communication15m
Project and Task Management20m
Career Development20m
3 practice exercises
Communication15m
Personal Development and Leadership15m
Managing Remote Teams30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Remote Adaptation Processes for Organizations

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 41 min)
11 videos
Overview of the Types of Remote Teams1m
No-Remote to All-Remote: Five Common Team Structures (Part 1)6m
No-Remote to All-Remote: Five Common Team Structures (Part 2)4m
Overview of Remote Adaptation1m
Phases of Remote Adaptation (Part 1)5m
Phases of Remote Adaptation (Part 2)5m
Maturity2m
Planning Your Remote Transition7m
Step 7: Close The Office1m
Weekly Summary46s
4 practice exercises
Types of Remote Teams15m
Phases of Remote Adaptation15m
Remote Transition Planning15m
Remote Adaptation30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Culture and Values for Distributed Teams

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 19 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
7 videos
How Is Culture Different at a Remote Organization?3m
GitLab's Values2m
Hypothetical: Creating Values2m
How to Create and Roll Out Your Values4m
Getting It Right2m
Weekly Summary42s
3 readings
Why Develop a Set of Values?5m
Values at Other Remote Organizations15m
How and When to Consider Iterating on Your Values10m
3 practice exercises
Culture and Values15m
Developing and Upholding Values15m
Culture and Values for Distributed Teams 30m

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