E-learning course for managers:

Improving productivity in remote teams


Improving productivity in remote teams **New for August 2020**

Just £69 per person

Now more than ever, line managers need the knowledge, skills and resources to be effective managers. Pre-COVID, many managers struggled to keep their teams engaged and productive – now with their people rarely in the same room it is even harder.


Line manager E-learning course on improving productivity in remote teams

Course overview

Module 1 – Understanding how people work

What you need to know about their work experience if you want to be really helpful as their manager.

Module 2 – Coping with stress and uncertainty during COVID-19

The impact of COVID-19 on staff’s perceptions, and the practical steps you may need to take to keep people calm and able to focus on their work.

Module 3 – Remote working in the new world

The specifics of managing remote teams – how to maximise productivity when you are not all uin the same room.

Module 4 – Post survey feedback

Using employee surveys and how to give effective feedback with people in your team.

What you’ll learn

Module 1: Thrivology – understanding how people work

If you’re looking after teams of people in a conventional office you know how important it is to communicate with them, keep them motivated and look out for any difficulties those individuals are experiencing. Post-Covid all of this has become more complex as more people are working

This course is about managing people in the new, distributed world of work, and using insight from WeThrive to fill in the gaps that distance has created.

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Module 2: Coping with stress & uncertainty during COVID-19

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are feeling overwhelmed and emotionally on edge. But as difficult as this situation is, and as powerless as you might feel, you can take steps to improve your emotional well-being. And in this course, you’ll learn how.

First, you’ll learn why coping in a crisis is challenging, as well as how you can best understand your stress response and emotional triggers.

Then, you’ll learn how to grapple with those feelings through a variety of effective coping techniques

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Module 3: Remote working in the new world

Now you have a good idea of how people work and how working arrangements have to change with the arrival of Covid-19, the last module in this course is about managing remote workers.

Remote working can be more satisfying and productive for some people, and raise the overall productivity of the organisation. We want to make sure that happens for you!

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Module 4: Post-survey feedback

There are two parts to this course: the first is a set of recommendations on how to organise the feedback that happens once a course is closed, and then we turn to some specifics about giving feedback to individuals.

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The course is interactive with video, quizzes and activities.  All learners who complete the course get a certificate.

Course duration: 4 hours

Price per person: £69

Who is this course for?

  • Anyone managing people that are sometimes or permanently work remotely
  • Anyone new to remote team management

If you’re looking for an online course on how to manage remote teams – this is for you.

Your trainer

Piers Bishop



Piers Bishop – Organisational Psychologist 


Piers Bishop, Co-Founder and organisational psychologist at WeThrive has contributed his expertise to over a hundred WeThrive blogs, webinars and whitepapers. Piers is passionate about using psychology to understand what really motivates employees.

Produced in association with Rise – a global leader in online learning


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