Remote Worker Training

Please contact the IITD/Trainers' Learning Skillnet team on 045-881166 to register your interest for this course.



Next one-day course takes place on February 17th. To secure your place CLICK HERE.
Remote work is becoming ever more common in Irish workplaces. This training is designed to build skills and competence to best meet the demands of remote working arrangements for employees. The aim of the training is to work on preparing organisations, managers and employees for the remote working environment, developing key communication skills, relationship management techniques and practical tools and solutions for effectively operating in remote working arrangements.
The training will use reflection and self-development techniques to address the areas of communication, trust, culture wellbeing and individual differences in Remote Working and consider and reflect on key actions required to ensure successful remote working.
This is a one-day training programme designed to enhance skills and tools to support effective remote working.
The training is aimed at new and existing remote workers and those new to remote work arrangements. The training is tailored to consider the needs of partly or fully remote employees operating in partially or fully remote organisations.


Course duration: 1 Day


By the end of this training you will be able to:
• Reflect on personal working and communication styles and how these impact on remote working
• Learn how to establish a conducive work environment
• Develop tools for effective communication and collaboration with manager and team
• Develop skills in stakeholder analysis and develop tools for trust development
• Explore well-being in the remote working context
• Reflect on and develop personalised action plans for building your own remote working capacity.
Program Content:
• Introduction to remote work: Types, Prevalence, Benefits and Challenges.
• Communication and Collaboration in Remote Work: Emphasis on role of communication, focus on tips for communication remotely, stakeholder identification and management, differences between communication and collaboration.
• Personality and Remote Working: Type theory and impact on communication, well-being, feedback etc for Remote Working, self-reflection and strategy identification to deal with potential challenges.
• Self-Leadership and Emotional Intelligence in Remote Working: Building self-awareness and practical strategies to use in Remote Working.
• Trust: Role of trust, iterative nature of trust and how trust can be intentionally fostered in remote working relationships, expectations and responsibilities in remote working relationships.
• Tools: Types of tools used in Remote Working and how these can be harnessed effectively, including self-assessment of tools used, effectiveness and potential gaps.
• Well-being: Exploring boundary theory, time management, work environment and social needs and supports.
To register your interest for this course, please contact the IITD/Trainers' Learning Skillnet team on 045-881166.