PMI UK Chapter

May 2020 | Virtual working for project professionals presented by Penny Pullan

May 2020 | Virtual working for project professionals presented by Penny Pullan

Webinar Description

The future of work is virtual, with dispersed teams, telecommuting, remote working and virtual meetings becoming the norm in many sectors and industries around the world. At its best, virtual working can be productive and creative, tapping into the best people wherever they are and bringing skills and experience together efficiently and at low cost.
But it can also lead to isolated and disengaged workers, ineffective communication, and uncoordinated and even counter-productive activity.

Outline of subjects covered:

  • Virtual Leadership
  • Working with Others
  • Creating Common Ground
  • Technology Options
  • Complications for Virtual Working
  • Engaging People: What Works
  • Visuals
  • Trust in Virtual Teams

Video Link to Webinar Recording

About Penny Pullan

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Penny is the author of several books including 'Virtual Leadership: Practical Strategies for Getting the Best out of Virtual Work and Virtual Teams' (Kogan Page, 2016). She works with people in multinational organizations who are grappling with tricky projects: uncertain, with ambiguous requirements, stakeholders who need to be engaged and virtual teams dispersed around the world.

When they work with Penny, clients notice that communication, collaboration, clarity, commitment, connection, and confidence grow, and change doesn't seem quite as tricky as before! She's bemused that her formerly niche topic of virtual leadership is suddenly something which makes sense to everyone now when people used to scratch their heads and wonder what on earth it was that she did.

Further Reading

Book: "Virtual Leadership: Practical Strategies for Getting the Best out of Virtual Work and Virtual Teams"

Click here to purchase your copy of the guide (Author code, for 20% off and free P&P in the UK and USA. Includes free eBook.)

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