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Managing Diverse & Remote Teams 2024

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Tuesday 2nd July 2024 (10am to 1pm)
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Elevate your managerial prowess, communicate more efficiently and enhance the performance of your diverse teamin the dynamic landscape of remote working environments.

A half-day online workshop specifically designed for People Managers overseeing Designers or Creatives, focusing on sharpening leadership skills with the nuances of managing diverse, remote and/or hybrid teams.

Participants will gain the insights to recognise when to manage and when to lead, understand their leadership style, navigate team development stages and foster increased self and team awareness. Learn the art of effective coaching, grasp the basics of delegation, and acquire the skills to plan and attend productive meetings. Ideal for both first-time and experienced managers.


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Who Should Attend

People Managers who manage designers or creatives in a remote or hybrid environment, whether you are a first-time or an experienced people manager.

Participants should currently have direct reports, i.e. people reporting to them, to get the most from this programme.

Programme Objectives and What You Will Take Away

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Participants will be able to recognize when to manage and when to lead a diverse team in a remote working scenario. They will also be equipped to identify their leadership style and adapt accordingly.
  • Feel empowered in overseeing designers and creatives to thrive in diverse and remote work settings.
  • Understand your unique leadership style, navigate team development stages, and foster increased self and team awareness.
  • Understand the stages of team development in a diverse and/or remote team and what an effective team leader should do at each stage.
  • Develop increased self and team awareness and understand how to manage difficult situations in remote and diverse teams.
  • Explain why it is important for you as a leader of a remote or hybrid team to take a strategic approach, to setting your team up for success in a remote or hybrid working environment.
  • Determine how best to approach remote working in your organisation based on the diversity of your team, individuals and your needs at work.
  • Apply what you have learned during this workshop with the support tools to develop a plan to sustain an effective remote working model for diverse teams.
  • How to get the best out of your creative teams remotely by understanding how diverse & remote teams can be cohesive and effectively supported through strong leadership of Trust and Psychological Safety.

What you will Experience

This workshop will focus on sharpening leadership skills to support managers with the nuances of managing diverse, remote and/or hybrid teams.

Throughout the workshop, participants will gain valuable insights into optimising the performance of creative teams in remote settings, understanding the crucial elements of cohesive and effective team dynamics, including leadership, trust, and psychological safety.

By the end of the workshop, attendees will be equipped to discern when to manage and when to lead, adapt their leadership style accordingly, comprehend team development stages, and enhance self and team awareness.


1 Half Day:

Tuesday 2nd July 2024 (10am to 1pm)


Member Price(IDI, IAPI, ICAD, 100 Archive): €149

Non-Member Price: €215

Ticket sale ends on 2nd July 2024

Current Members of  IDIIAPIICAD100 Archive working in the private or commercial semi-state sector and based in the Republic of Ireland can avail of subsidised fees on the workshops! Find out how to become a member and avail of the subsidies.


  • Balancing autonomy and oversight in remote work
  • Addressing communication challenges and ensuring clarity
  • Utilizing technology for effective team collaboration
  • Managing performance and productivity in a virtual setting

  • Fostering open communication and a non-judgmental environment
  • Encouraging diverse perspectives and contributions
  • Implementing inclusive practices to support psychological safety
  • Recognizing and addressing potential sources of discomfort or bias

  • Identifying challenges of remote relationships and mitigating them
  • Exploring opportunities for virtual team-building activities
  • Analyzing statistics on remote work effectiveness and employee engagement
  • Establishing scheduled connection times and fostering team rapport

  • Forming, storming, norming, performing: navigating the team development stages
  • Recognising signs of team development progression or regression
  • Tailoring leadership approaches to support the team’s evolving needs
  • Addressing conflicts and challenges during different stages

  • Effective communication strategies for virtual meetings
  • Providing constructive feedback in a remote setting
  • Utilising technology tools for virtual collaboration and engagement
  • Strategies for maintaining a strong team connection despite remote conditions

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