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IUx: Psychological Safety: Keys to Effective Virtual Teamwork

This course will unlock the key metrics, strategies and techniques to create psychological safety in order to build effective remote teams.

Psychological Safety: Keys to Effective Virtual Teamwork
4 weeks
2–4 hours per week
Progress at your own speed
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Starts Feb 28
Ends Mar 19

About this course

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Psychological safety is the determining factor in effective, high-performing teams. Upwork estimates 22% of the workforce (36.2 million Americans) will work remotely by 2025. With ever-increasing numbers of remote teams working within a virtual environment, it is crucial to understand the subtle yet simple ways we can build a virtual workplace that is a safe space, allows for risk-taking, brainstorming, building trust, dependability, and where every person is a contributor. Remote teams and virtual meetings are here to stay in some form.

At a glance

  • Institution: IUx
  • Subject: Business & Management
  • Level: Introductory
  • Prerequisites:
    • Good reading comprehension
    • Willingness to learn
  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English
  • Associated programs:
  • Associated skills:Teamwork, Psychology, Press Releases, Virtual Environment

What you'll learn

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The Psychological Safety: Keys to Effective Virtual Teamwork course is designed to:

  • Enhance your understanding of how to create psychological safety including emotional intelligence and core components of building trust
  • Utilize theories and models to analyze virtual team situations
  • Assess your own levels of psychological safetyand interpersonal risk
  • Identify gaps in your personal practice in order to better extend psychological safety to others
  • Create a virtual user manual as a guide and communication tool for team members on how you work best and how best to work with you
  • Develop practical ways to create psychological safety for the virtual workplace
  • Set goals for increasing psychological safety in your remote team, and ultimately team performance

Week 1
What is Psychological Safety?

Week 2
Analyze a Team

Week 3
Analyze your Psychological Safety

Week 4
Putting it all Together

This course is part of Digital Teamwork and Business Skills Professional Certificate Program

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Expert instruction
4 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
4 months
2 - 4 hours per week

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