Telework is becoming the “mainstay of corporate America,” according to a recent MSNBC story. Teleworkers are 25% more productive than people who work in an office, meaning your company is more profitable.
Come discover the keys to making telework a success for you and your organization. For those new to telework, those supervising teleworkers, and those already working from home. Includes 100 page guide to telecommuting.
Month-long online course; Julie Coates, lead instructor.
This course $195 or $395 for certificate (2 courses, including: Keys to Telework Success and Supervision of Teleworkers)
Introduction to Telework
Planning to Telework
Working from home
Issues in Telework
About online learning
Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends. It’s easy. It’s fun.
How the Course Works
It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom. You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.
Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.
Participate when you want
Participants can participate as little or as much as you want.
You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.
For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.
What you will do
For each Unit, you will:
For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each week.
The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.
The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week.
All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.
Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.
We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each week to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.
It’s easy. It’s fun
$245 each or $395 for certificate (2 courses, including: Keys to Telework Success and Supervision of Teleworkers)
About Your Instructor
Julie Coates has been managing teleworkers and working from home for over twelve years. She is a speaker, consultant, and Vice President for Information Services at the Learning Resources Network (LERN). The organization is one of the first in the world to convert to a virtual organization, and now has staff and consultants in 8 states and 3 countries. More than half of the staff telecommute.
Ms. Coates has taught online classes for more than five years. She is author of the pioneering book, Generational Learning Styles, and co-author of Nine Shift: Work, life and education in the 21st Century.
Having been on the senior management team to convert her organization from an office based organization to a virtual organization, she has trained staff in telework, has addressed social and organizational issues in telework, and is one of the foremost experts on telecommuting.
At the end of the course, you will: