Seminar in English

Virtual Teamwork with International Business Partners

Working effectively in a digital world

When you are working in international teams – whereby team members are globally spread – specific skills are required to cope with this challenging task. You have to create a team atmosphere and deliver high-quality results despite not having face-to-face contact with your colleagues. To handle the variety of personalities within a team becomes even more complicated when its members come from different countries or cultural backgrounds. In this seminar, you will learn how to deal with these challenging tasks.


Introduction on virtual teams

  • The paradigm change: Working from the distance.
  • Prerequisites and challenges for a virtual team.
  • Team-assembling and -monitoring.

Shared leadership

  • Roles and responsibilities in virtual teams.
  • New team leader's function in a virtual team.
  • Knowing about leadership styles.
  • Team member's leadership skills and competencies.

Toolbox: Virtual team

  • Preparing yourself for success.
  • Optimizing self-management.
  • Time management over different time zones.
  • Work-life-balance.

Communicating in virtual teams

  • Appropriate communication forms.
  • Reliable communication culture from the distance.
  • Giving and receiving objective feedback.
  • Successful business meetings.

Analyzing of individual and group dynamics

  • Developing self-awareness.
  • Focus on team building.
  • Achieving success in challenging situations.
  • Handling conflicts constructively.

Increasing team's performance

  • Identification of strengths and weaknesses.
  • Motivational factors of virtual teams.
  • Fostering the network.
  • Building up high-performance teams.

Working in culturally diverse teams

  • Developing intercultural sensitivity.
  • Successful teamwork in international environments.
  • Different thinking patterns and behavioral styles.
  • The challenges of working virtually in intercultural teams.

Establishing value orientation in virtual teams

  • Developing your mission and strategy.
  • Creating win-win situation.
  • Integrating of third parties.
  • Promoting an unique team culture.

Online Learning Platform

Once you have registered, you will be able to access your online learning platform, including extra materials for consolidating what you have learned.


You will be able to

  • work in a virtual team, while living in different countries and time zones,
  • overcome long distances by applying specific communication and time management skills,
  • apply ‘shared leadership',
  • take over team leading responsibilities in a virtual team,
  • increase the motivation, communication and performance of your team,
  • become aware of the importance of cultural difference such as attitudes to time, authority and information,
  • help your team members to address and overcome culturally-based differences,
  • assess your behavioral styles and thinking patterns in order to prevent conflict,
  • provide solutions based on insights and cross-cultural adaptability,
  • develop a virtual team culture.


Numerous practice-oriented scenarios of working in a virtual international team facing intercultural business scenarios, combined with personal competence feedback on the results of your group tasks and individual work, team coaching, trainer input, case studies, self-reflection, videos, simulations and role play. Short theoretical background information supports the understanding of business situations and avoiding pitfalls.

Who should attend

Anyone leading or working in a virtual international team, or those preparing to do so.

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Training in English | In-person
2 days
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Wednesday, 22.06.2022
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Thursday, 23.06.2022
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Seminar in English
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€ 1.440,- excl. VAT
€ 1.713,60 incl. VAT

The stated participation fee includes a group lunch per full seminar day, refreshments during breaks and extensive course handouts. The participant must settle accommodation costs directly with the hotel. Regarding the booking of the hotel, you will find a reservation form in your online learning platform.

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