Skip to main content
webinar screen

Leading Virtual and Disconnected Teams

Supporting those leading large teams or departments in providing connected leadership in a disconnected world.

Leading Virtual and Disconnected Teams (LVDT) is a new online programme supporting those leading large teams or departments in providing connected leadership in a disconnected world.

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has added to the complexity of true leadership. Campus closures, social lockdown and enforced working from home has brought about disruption, displacement and disconnection: the disruption of work patterns and activities, the displacement of teams and departments, and the disconnection of colleague relationships.

Leading Virtual and Disconnected Teams has been designed in response to these challenging times and has been developed to support colleagues to take stock of their team or departmental leadership and review their approach to influencing in a virtual world. 

Leading Virtual and Disconnected Teams

If you would like to register your interest in future cohorts or find out more about the programme, please click the below button.

Enquire now

How is the programme delivered?

Leading Virtual and Disconnected Teams is delivered online in three half-day modules. Each module aims to help move you through rediscovering your own leadership and resilience through to reexpressing purpose and commitment.

  • Module One – Rediscovering leadership in a new and changing world
  • Module Two – Reconnecting teams in a new and changing world
  • Module Three - Reexpressing purpose in a new and changing world

The programme is also supported by a dedicated Advance HE Connect Group, to share resources and facilitate collaborative discussions amongst participants between the modules. To enhance the impact of the modules and increase the emphasis on discussion-based, discovery learning, some materials will also be provided in advance of the modules for review and reflection.

What are the programme outcomes?

Participants of Leading Virtual and Disconnected Teams will have had the opportunity to:

  • Engage with a balance of practical approaches and conceptual ideas in relation to virtual leadership
  • Reflect upon your identity and purpose as a leader and how you connect with both your teams and organisations in this fast-changing world
  • Explore the importance of congruence between values and actions for high impact leadership
  • Consider techniques for self-management and sustainable resilience
  • Discuss the challenges of influence and communication in a virtual world
  • Translate the core principles and practices of effective team leadership to more disconnected and disbursed work scenarios
  • Review the essentials for team engagement, relationships, trust and creating clarity around goals and expectations
  • Discuss the importance of focus, purpose, motivation and culture for collective commitment
  • Think creatively about how to take advantage of technology
  • Share experiences of leading in a more disconnected institutional landscape.
Red line 3px

Next steps

To enquire about Leading Virtual and Disconnected Teams or if you have any questions about the programme please complete the form below. If you are ready to book please use the booking link.  

Register your interest in Leading Virtual and Disconnected Teams

If you would like to find out more information about Leading Virtual and Disconnected Teams or have a question for our Programme team, please complete the enquiry form below. We will keep you updated with further information as it becomes available.

Keep up-to-date with the latest from Advance HE
Let us do the hard work for you and keep you updated with services such as: the latest news, reports and research from around the sector, information on Advance HE services and awards that can support you in your role.

I agree to Advance HE contacting me via: