Successful Remote Working Skills and Practices
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Successful Remote Working Skills and Practices

Providing Remote workers, telecommuters, those working from home the mindset, skills & techniques to help be successful
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Created by Lawrence Yarham
Last updated 3/2016
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 9 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand skills and practices required for successful and sustainable day to day remote working
  • Determine how to put into practice tips and tricks for setting up for and finding professional remote work
  • Know how to avoid and resolve some common problems faced by remote workers
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Requirements
  • Access to a computer, the internet (to access the course material) and a Microsoft Word Viewer to view (or Microsoft Word to edit) provided worksheets and examples.
Description

In Successful Remote Working Skills and Practices, we take a step back and look at why successful long term remote workers work the way that they do.

Based on experience from over 20 years of partial telecommuting and full time working from home, this course shares what has repeatedly worked for employers, clients and remote workers. The course includes:

  • Skills and practices required for successful telecommuters.
  • Tips and tricks for setting yourself up for and finding professional remote work.
  • Techniques to avoid and resolve some common problems faced when working remotely.

So if you're thinking of working remotely for the first time or you're already working remotely and looking to improve your working practices, this course is for you.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone planning to work remotely for the first time, or
  • Anyone already working remotely and wanting to improve their working practices
  • The content of this course has been drawn from real life experience within the Information Technology sector, and is applicable to all remote workers
  • Disclaimer: This course shares information that has repeatedly proven valuable, but there are many factors outside of RealLifeIT's control in implementing the practices and tips and tricks. You acknowledge that it is your responsibility to determine how best to utilise the information contained in this course, and that it may not be complete, accurate or suitable for specific situations. RealLifeIT will not be held liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising as a result.
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Curriculum For This Course
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What makes remote working successful for you
2 Lectures 14:11

Definition of what a remote worker is and consideration of what makes remote working successful for both an employer (or client) and the remote worker.

Preview 07:10

Consideration of what makes remote working a good fit for you.

After completing this lecture and downloadable materials, you'll be able to understand what you hope to get from working remotely, determine how to get the most from your soft skills and attributes and think about some of the geographic factors that may affect the success of remote working for you.

Preview 07:01
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Setting up for and finding remote work
2 Lectures 18:07

Some tips and tricks to think about when setting up your working environment and working day to help make remote working sustainable for you. We also talk through and provide an example plan for any logistics you may need to put in place to be ready for remote work.

Setting up for Remote Working
10:01

Some tips to consider when finding remote work. We'll help you identify ways of finding remote working roles, define your own job searching strategy and we'll cover some remote specifics to consider for interviews and contracts.

Finding Remote Work
08:06
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Performing remote work
3 Lectures 25:50

In Starting a new Engagement we provide some practices to agree expectations of responsibilities, define what communication will happen when, identify how people show when they are available and share their progress and goals.

Starting a new Engagement
10:26

This lecture talks through key skills and practices that provide value day to day when working remotely and identifies and provides suggested mitigations for some common issues experienced when working remotely.

Performing Remote Work
12:06

This lecture talks through the value of having a Leaver's process and provides an example for you to customise.

Completing an engagement
03:18
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Close
1 Lecture 02:13

This lecture provides an opportunity for you to identify your key takeaways from the course, identify what action steps you will put into action in your remote work and to ask you to provide a review and feedback on the course content and delivery.

Course Wrap-Up
02:13
About the Instructor
Lawrence Yarham
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Experienced software development consultant, manager, mentor

Lawrence is a versatile, friendly and outgoing Information Systems Consultant and Coach with over 20 years of experience consulting, managing, mentoring and delivering innovative information technology solutions.

His main focuses include:

- Full software development life cycle experience, including helping a number of global brands deliver new products and significant customisations.

- Writing, planning, organizing and delivering presentations, workshops and training.

- Uses quality focused approaches (to break down complexity and risk for lower cost and effort of software delivery.

- Significant software development and integration experience across multiple technologies

- Published author for information technology related topics for on-line publishers.

- Has repeatedly helped teams work together more effectively.