About this training
This training provides government teams with strategies, tools, and best practices for working together effectively in a distributed (remote/telework) model. These skills increase your agency’s resilience by improving team performance, streamlining communications, and modernizing workflows for better collaboration.
Who it's for
Government team leaders
Government team members
What you learn
Best practices for using video calls, email, and group chat at scale
Configuring and running secure, effective team meetings online
Build trust and accountability with strategies for working in the open
Re-create social interactions and physical job tasks in a remote environment
Practical advice on blending home/work life as well as dealing with isolation
Four 90-minute virtual sessions, over a 2-week period
Practical “homework” assignments between training sessions
Small group breakout sessions with hands-on exercises
Q & A to address your group’s specific concerns
Coaching support - Working and Leading in Distributed Teams
Manager training - Managing Teleworkers in Government
Train your trainers - Designing and Running Telework Training Courses
$250 per participant, for up to 200 people (minimum 175 people per cohort)
John O’Duinn is the author of "Distributed Teams - The Art and Practice of Working Together While Physically Apart." He is a senior technologist, entrepreneur, and frequent international speaker on the benefits and strategies for remote work. John served in the U.S. Digital Service in the Obama White House and has provided workshops and mentorship to distributed teams around the world. He co-created the State of Vermont policy encouraging remote work to promote economic growth, and is now supporting the development of other economic development policies for multiple jurisdictions worldwide.
Get customizable training for small or large groups at your agency on remote / telework best practices.
Get personalized coaching and implementation help for building effective distributed government teams.
Get one-on-one consulting for orientation on telework policies and best practices, along with recommendations for your agency.