Remote Work Technology

Exam Questions: 80
Course Level: Basic
Pages: 302 | Content: 276, Supplemental: 26
NASBA Area of Study: Management Services
Not Acceptable for: Enrolled Agents
Version: 8110

This course shows you how to use SaaS technology and communication applications to successfully run a business remotely. It focuses on how to incorporate remote workers into efficient workflows to increase business productivity and how to support employees when they are not in the office. It includes valuable case studies of businesses that embraced remote work and cautionary tales regarding the challenges of this new reality. PLEASE NOTE: Not accepted for Enrolled Agents. All course material provided. No prerequisites. Course level: Basic.

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Table of Contents
  • You Can't Go to the Office: Where Do You Go from Here?
  • The Remote Workspace: Set Up Your Mind and Your Space
  • Office Technology: Stay Connected and Competitive
  • Choosing Technology: Getting the Right Digital Tools for You
  • Time Management: The Result Is What Matters Most
  • Group Tasks: Keeping the Teamwork in Your Team
  • Client and Team Meetings: Making the Most of It
  • The Watercooler Has Moved: Engagement and Socializing Remotely
  • Generational Struggles
  • Creating the Right Remote Team Culture
  • Operations and Administration
  • To identify the reasons given by companies to avoid allowing workers to work remotely
  • To recognize SMART goal criteria
  • To identify various tools used to stay connected and competitive remotely
  • To recall the potential causes of unplanned system downtime
  • To recall the characteristics of various time management platforms
  • To identify the ways in which leaders can curb remote worker burnout
  • To recall what qualifies as proper etiquette for virtual meetings
  • To recognize the ways in which remote worker emotional needs can be met
  • To recall the differences between the various generations that comprise a modern workforce
  • To recognize the formula used by the author to define workplace transparency
  • To recall the skills to look for when hiring remote workers

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