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The Brilliant Remote Manager

10 million people in the UK are working from home. What have we learnt about how to manage people at a distance?

The Hub Events Limited


£648 inc VAT
Study method
Online with live classes
1 day, Full-time
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students


Since April 2020, more than ten million people in the UK have found themselves working from home for the first time. What have we learnt from this huge experiment about how to manage people at a distance? This practical and interactive one-day programme will enhance the skills you need to be a brilliant remote manager.


Homeworking essentials
  • Six things you must have in place to work effectively from home
  • Essential time management skills for home working
  • How to create a culture of results
  • Why trust is vital and how to develop it online
Managing at a distance
  • How to ensure your team members know what they are expected to do
  • Why you need to devolve more responsibility to your team
  • How to give and receive effective feedback online
  • How to approach sensitive mental health and personal issues
  • Why the best managers are both supportive and challenging
  • How to motivate people you rarely meet
Brilliant online meetings
  • How to make online meetings engaging and productive
  • Why you need more constructive conflict in your meetings
  • Tools for collaboration
Practical problem solving
  • An opportunity to create an action plan for a current work challenge

Who is this course for?

  • Anyone who manages from home at least some of the time
  • HR and OD specialists who want to create an effective culture for homeworking

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.