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Managing Remote Teams with Upwork

Free Course

Manage Remote Teams Like a Pro

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Product Manager

In collaboration with
  • Upwork

About this course

As companies embrace remote work, managers need to adopt strategies tailored to globally distributed teams. In this course you'll learn the tools and develop the skills and strategies needed to hire, manage, and optimize remote teams. Udacity has developed this course in partnership with Upwork, the world's leading professional freelance platform. Managing Remote Teams gives you practical advice on how to build a culture that embraces remote workers and delivers bottomline results for your business. After taking this course, you'll be able to quickly apply remote-team best practices to your existing workforce, or begin building your remote workforce from scratch.

What you will learn

  1. Managing Remote Teams
    • State of Remote Work
    • Skills and Tools for Remote Teams
    • Hiring for a Remote Team
    • Managing a Remote Team
    • Agile with Remote Teams
    • Scaling Remote Teams

Prerequisites and requirements

No prerequisite. Anyone who is interested in building and managing remote teams would benefit from the concepts taught in this course.

See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

Why take this course?

This course is specifically designed for remote workers, managers of remote teams, and anyone considering going remote. Having team members spread across time-zones, locales, and cultures requires a completely different way of looking at communication, collaboration, and team-building. In this course you'll hear from leading industry practitioners on the strategies and tools they've developed over the years to manage remote teams effectively. This includes strategies for using Agile methodology for engineering teams, utilizing collaboration tools, and building bonds amongst your team members. After taking this course, you'll be equipped to tackle the challenges involved in creating a cohesive team that rarely comes together face-to-face. In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, remote-team management is a key skill for any professional.

Learn with the best.

  • James Richards
    James Richards

    Chief Technology Officer at Udacity

  • Mike Paylor
    Mike Paylor

    Vice President, Product and Engineering at Upwork

  • Kirk Werner
    Kirk Werner

    Vice President, Content at Udacity