Key Points
  • Learn invaluable techniques for successful recruitment
  • Discover practical processes, systems, and online tools for effective remote and/or hybrid management
  • Gain insights and expert advice on how to induct, train, and develop staff, to create a motivated, efficient, and rewarding environment
  • Take away effective tools on how to monitor staff performance and productivity
  • Be equipped with knowledge and insights into the power of clear communication: creating a sense of shared purpose, belonging, and commitment
  • Gain tips on how to monitor and manage the mental health and wellbeing of staff, and identify early signs of disengagement
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The pandemic has ushered in a dramatic, unexpected, and ongoing shift in our working environments, throughout the UK. Working from home and hybrid working have become the norm. Leaders and Managers, however, have no precedent as to how best to operate in this new world. How can you identify, interview, and induct new staff? How can you manage and lead your team effectively? How can you inspire and motivate people from afar? And how do you ensure your team is productive, happy, and developing in positive ways?

Many of these challenges are unprecedented: they are all against the backdrop of continuing uncertainty. It’s critical to learn how to deal with them, for the success of your team, your organisation, and to enhance your own effective leadership and management style.

Our Effective Remote Leadership and Management Online Training will help you succeed in your new remote working environment. It will provide you with practical tools to review and improve your management skills.

Course leader:
Kate Cooper, is a Consultant, Commentator, Coach, Collaborator and Managing Director of Kate Cooper Ltd. Following an academic career, Kate joined the UK’s Institute of Leadership & Management as Head of Research Policy and Standards where she shaped an innovative research programme informing, inspiring and impacting the practice of great leadership.

Guest Speaker:
Jamie Allan, Head of HR, Armstrong Craven. Is an expert in recruitment for senior level positions at Armstrong Craven, he will share some of the strategies and best practice that have helped organisations attract the best candidates in remote workplaces and around the world.


10:00 - 10:10
Course Introduction and Outline


10:10 - 10:45
Overview: Models of Leadership for Effective Remote Leadership and Management

  • Reviewing effective models of leadership and the 3 Rs model: relating, reality and results
  • Understanding needs and challenges for remote workers 

10:45 - 11:30
Practical Tools for Recruitment and Induction for Remote and/ or Hybrid Working

  • How to attract the best candidates to your organisation
  • Useful techniques for online interviewing: identifying and appraising candidates
  • Inducting and training new staff remotely: challenges and best practice
  • Part of the team: promoting a welcoming environment for new starters
Ask the experts: Delegates will have the opportunity to hear from Jamie Allan, Head of HR at Armstrong Craven, and ask questions on best practice for recruitment and interviewing  

Participants will have the opportunity to bring challenges of onboarding new staff and getting them acquainted with the organisation’s ways of working

11:30 - 11:45
Morning Break


11:45 - 12:15
How to Develop Effective and Productive Teams Remotely

  • Introducing systems and processes for efficient working online
  • Methods for monitoring productivity and smart working
  • Managing the manager
  • Coordinating and communicating activities

12:15 - 12:45
Training, Retention, and Continuing Professional Development for Remote and/ or Hybrid Working

  • Mentoring remotely 
  • Defining goals and agreeing priorities
  • Opportunities for continuing professional development  
  • Appraisals and reviews

12:45 - 13:25
Lunch Break


13:25 - 14:00
Communication: Vision, Ethos, and a Sense of Belonging

  • Effectively communicating the vision, ethos, and purpose of your team/ business
  • Creating clear channels of communication, building trust and commitment
  • Team building approaches to create a sense of belonging
  • Promoting a nurturing environment: understanding needs and challenges for remote workers 
  • Leading successful remote and hybrid meetings 
  • How do you communicate plans, set goals, and keep your staff informed as to the future, in a world of ongoing uncertainty?
Participants will take part in a practical exercise to evaluate their communication approaches

14:00 - 14:30
Supporting the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Staff in Person and Remotely

  • Fostering meaningful conversations to check up on staff’s wellbeing 
  • An inclusive environment:  being an approachable manager, and creating an atmosphere of openness
  • Identifying signs of stress and isolation
  • Encouraging a healthy work-life balance

14:30 - 14:40
Review and End




Jamie Allan Head of HR, Armstrong Craven

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Kate Cooper Hanaging Director of Kate Cooper Ltd.

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