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12 June, 2014 | (01 hr)

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With teams and projects increasingly dispersed around the world or in different national locations, the skills needed to manage people collaborating virtually are in growing demand. Yet many managers are not trained for this.

Key learnings:

  • Insight into principal challenges and how to overcome them
  • Understand the skills required to keep virtual teams engaged and motivated
  • Gain practical tips that you can use immediately


Peter Thomson

Peter Thomson
Wisework Limited

Peter Thomson is a leading consultant, speaker and researcher in the field of new working practices. He is a director of

Wisework Limited, specialist advisors on flexible working, and was Director of the Future Work Forum at Henley Business School

for 16 years. Prior to this, he w...Full Bio

Isla Ramos Chaves

Isla Ramos Chaves
Executive Director, Business Transformation EMEA

Born in Granada (Spain) and studied in UK and Madrid. University degree in Business Administration (Finance major)  and General Mgmt MBA at ESADE.

Isla joined IBM 1995, where she spent 8 years in the Software business in sales , including 3 years of international assignment in Italy ...Full Bio

Geoff Fulford

Geoff Fulford
VP, Group Customer Service Excellence

Geoff joined Unilever in 1980, moving to his current role as Vice President for Customer Service Excellence in 2011.  He leads the development of Unilever’s capabilities in service and planning to ensure the supply chain delivers exceptional customer service every time. 

G...Full Bio

Alison Maitland

Alison Maitland (Moderator)
Senior Fellow, Human Capital
The Conference Board

Alison Maitland is a Senior Fellow in Human Capital at The Conference Board. In addition to serving as a Senior Fellow, Alison is an international writer, speaker, adviser and coach. Her key areas of expertise are: the changing world of work; building inclusive organizations; new models of ...Full Bio

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