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Managing hybrid teams

A practical, interactive workshop exploring how to manage teams which operate working a mix of on and off campus.

Course overview

2023/24 Semester 1&2 courses: This short course (in-person workshop) will run once each semester.

2020 changes have required us all to adapt at fast pace to a hybrid flexible working model. This interactive workshop provides managers with the background and practical tools needed to operate effectively in this environment.

You will be led through a dynamic learning experience that addresses the key components an open leadership model in a digital, multi-locational world. With a key focus on building trust from afar, this course also familiarises you with tools and techniques you can apply, to create active team connections through our digital systems.

Drawing on case studies, the training is designed to offer managers and leaders practical input and ideas on how to develop team cohesion, build relationships, support inclusion, create connectivity and produce real results in a virtual world.

Course structure

  • This course will be delivered on campus as an in-person 2 hour session
  • You will need to complete pre-work in advance of attending the in-person session
  • You must be able to commit to all elements

Who should attend

Anyone with responsibility for managing remote or hybrid teams and/or individuals.


Amin Neghavati, Learning and Organisational Development Manager


Review and complete the pre-work for this course.

You will need to complete all accompanying work and come to the session prepared and ready to engage with your colleagues.

The pre-work for this course will be available a week before the course date and shared by a weblink on this page.

Access the course materials, including pre work.

Intended learning outcomes

Check whether this course meets your development needs.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • describe the impact of virtual leadership on communication and on building and maintaining workplace relationships
  • describe the opportunities and some of the challenges of multi-locational teams
  • use strategies, tools and techniques to support your teams, building cohesion, connection and trust
  • create opportunities, not only to adapt to, but thrive in a remote working environment
  • use existing tools and systems to enhance hybrid teams working experiences for everyone in your team
  • create an action plan to apply the tools and models covered to your own individual situations

Key management behaviours

Review how this course will help you to develop skills and knowledge.

This course will help you to:

  • build a strong, cohesive and balanced team
  • delegate effectively with clear objectives and empowers decision making

Please note, attending the course does not provide evidence of achieving these behaviours. You will need to demonstrate them by applying your skills and knowledge.

Related online learning and resources

Access online tools and support on-demand.

Book or cancel your place using ESS

Find out how to book or cancel your place, plus read guidance on required timescales and discussions with your managers.

Discussing your learning and development with your line manager

We assume that if you need permission or agreement to attend this course you will have arranged this before booking. To ensure the training is suitable and your learning can be transferred back to the workplace, you should also have discussed the following with your line manager:

  • how this training will help to deliver your individual or team goals
  • the expected outcomes (what is expected to change or improve as a result)
  • any support required post-course to enable you to transfer your learning back to the workplace

Your manager will receive an automated notification when you book or cancel a place on a course using ESS.

Book your place

You must book your place using Employee Self-Service (ESS). Places will be available to book on self-service up to 24 hours before the course, to allow for participants to complete the required pre-work. Download instructions on how to book your place using ESS.

The session will be delivered in-person.

Please note that we do not hold a waiting list for this course.

Cancel your place

You can cancel your place using Employee Self-Service (ESS). Download instructions on how to cancel your place using ESS.

Please cancel your place as early as possible (and at least three days in advance) to allow others to book instead.

Course date

  • tbc

Booking details

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If you have any questions, please contact us.