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Learn how to adapt as a leader and manage remotely

Professional Certificate in
Leading in a Remote Environment

What you will learn

  • Implement practices that will allow you to be an effective leader and successfully manage a remote team.
  • Create personal strategies for surviving and thriving amidst change
  • Develop strategies for yourself and your team, improving productivity, communication, and collaboration
  • Learn how to build relationships and trust between team members with a remote workforce
  • Learn how to select the right digital tools to increase productivity and access between remote employees

How has remote work changed how you manage and lead? While working in a remote environment provides many opportunities for global teams, it also presents unique challenges to maintaining relationships and achieving goals. Leaders need to be adaptive in order to mobilize a remote workforce to meet these new challenges. Learn how to adapt as a leader and manage a remote team in Remote Leadership.

In the first course, Exercising Leadership: Foundational Principles, you’ll learn how to be an effective leader and motivate your remote team while navigating change and common challenges.

In Remote Work Revolution for Everyone, you will learn the professional development skills to excel in virtual teams. You will learn how to build trust, increase productivity, use digital tools intelligently, and manage remote teams.

A program subscription gives you full verified access to all courses and materials within the program you’ve enrolled in, for as long as your subscription is active. Monthly subscription pricing can help you manage your enrollment costs — instead of paying more up front, you pay a smaller amount per month for only as long as you need access. You can cancel your subscription at any time for no additional fee.

Expert instruction
2 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
2 months
2 - 3 hours per week
After 7-day free trial

Courses in this program

  1. HarvardX's Leading in a Remote Environment Professional Certificate

  2. 2–3 hours per week, for 4 weeks

    Mobilize people to tackle tough problems and build the capacity to thrive through the dangers of change

  3. 2–3 hours per week, for 3 weeks

    In Remote Work Revolution for Everyone, you will learn to excel in the virtual-work landscape. You will learn how to build trust, increase productivity, use digital tools intelligently, and remain fully aligned with your remote team.

    • "53% of leaders indicated that building skills was the best way to close their company’s capability gaps in the next year” – McKinsey Survey
    • "51% of all knowledge workers worldwide are expected to be working remotely by the end of 2021" — Gartner survey
    • "Only 23% of managers feel confident to manage a team of remote workers" – Harvard Business Review

Meet your instructors
from Harvard University (HarvardX)

Ronald Heifetz
Founder, Center for Public Leadership; King Hussein Bin Talal Senior Lecturer in Public Leadership
Harvard Kennedy School
Tsedal Neeley
Naylor Fitzhugh Professor of Business Administration
Harvard Business School

Experts from HarvardX committed to teaching online learning

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$89/month USD

After a 7-day full access free trial. Cancel at any time.
This program subscription includes:
  • Immediate access to all 2 courses in this program
  • Course videos, lectures, and readings
  • Practice problems and assessments
  • Graded assignments and exams
  • edX learner support
  • Shareable verified certificates after successfully completing a course or program
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