Managing Your Hybrid Team for Success

Host: D2N2 Growth Hub

Location: Action Planning Workshop

Cost: FREE

Dates:

Wednesday, 23rd June 2021 at 9:30am - 12:30pm

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Are you new to manging a hybrid team? Are some of your team going to continue to work from home whilst others return to the office? Do you want to learn how to get the most from a dispersed team and understand the legal implications? If so, then this 3-hour interactive workshop could be just for you.

71% of employers say adapting to remote work has been a challenge. (Society for Human Resource Management survey, 2020). Home working and productivity, pre-pandemic was considered by some managers an oxymoron. The pandemic has brought about a step change in employer attitudes, with 28% employers citing that productivity has increased during home working, (CIPD,2020).

Managing a blended, hybrid team of homeworkers and work-based employees brings its own challenges. In today’s business landscape, an agile, flexible approach to performance management is needed. ‘Performance Management Must Evolve to Survive COVID-19’ (Gallup, 2020) highlights that new performance management approaches must be more ‘collaborative, adaptive and individualised.’ The Gallup research finds that the frequency of feedback with remote workers is critical for employee engagement.

Who should attend this workshop?

This workshop is for business owners and managers who want to better manage hybrid teams to work more effectively and boost productivity.

Please note that this workshop is open to trading SMEs based in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. Businesses located outside of this area will be unable to attend and instead directed to alternative support.

What will we cover? 

  • Developing the skills to ensure effective communication, performance management, team and relationship building and collaboration in hybrid teams

  • Practical steps to ensure equality and inclusion

  • Emotional intelligence - showing empathy and compassion to offer the right support

  • Practical guidance on the legal and HR implications of hybrid working 

What outcomes can you expect from joining us?

After attending this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Be able to put together strategies to improve your team effectiveness around the cores of hybrid working 

  • Improve collaboration across your team

  • Identify the key tasks that you need to take to ensure a smooth transition back to the workplace

This is an interactive, Action Planning Online Workshop. You will leave this session with handouts and a practical action plan which can be implemented within your business. Where possible, we would like to encourage you to join this session with your video camera turned on and when instructed by the facilitator, you may un-mute your microphone to take full advantage of the interactive nature of the workshop. For the best user experience, we recommend joining the workshop using Chrome or Firefox as your web browser.

Agenda

  • 9.30am - 10.20am - Workshop presentation

  • 10.20am - 10.30am - Break

  • 10.30am - 11.20am - Workshop presentation

  • 11.20am - 11.30am - Break

  • 11.30am - 12.15pm - Workshop presentation

  • 12.15pm - 12.30pm - Q&A

Who’ll be presenting this workshop?

This enlightening session is presented by Annie Litchfield, a highly qualified training consultant with many years’ experience in learning and development.

Annie is extremely personable and brings a real knowledge and enthusiasm to the sessions she delivers. She has a passion for bringing about lasting change through quality coaching and support, making her ideally positioned to advise you on professional development and help you make tangible improvements in your organisation.


Sarah Loates is a Chartered HR Professional with over 20 years of experience in the field. She has provided HR advice, support and leadership to a wide range of sectors and business types, from private and family owned businesses, to significant multinationals including EOn.

Sarah has a breadth of knowledge and her areas of expertise include employee relations, employment law and talent management.

 

This workshop is hosted by the D2N2 Growth Hub, East Midlands Chamber and part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

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