Catalyst Consulting

Leading Hybrid Teams for Inclusion & Connection

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The working world has changed. Employees and even suppliers are now working from multiple places like home, the office and factories or a combination. The trends and the challenges are here to stay. Team Leaders / Supervisors are now facing the challenge of leading teams comprised of both office-based and remote-working team members. This hybrid team environment creates a mix of unique communication challenges, together with diversity and fairness issues not faced by other teams. This course will help team leaders / supervisors communicate effectively, foster stronger team relationships, and will provide strategies to help their teams increase performance in their hybrid team environment.

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You can cancel your subscription at any time during your plan term and deactivate its auto-renewal.
The discovery plan is not eligible to corporate team packages & volume discounts.
* During the first 3 months of subscription under this plan, you may choose any available course under $200. From the 4th month onward, you choose from any available course in the catalogue.
** MOTIF will organize at 6-8 Learning Series events per year but cannot guarantee one will be opened for registration during every single discovery plan month. Free tickets are also subject to seat availability and event capacity.
The Discovery Plan is non-refundable and non-transferable. By purchasing the Discovery Plan, you agree to MOTIF’s Privacy and Terms & Conditions of Use.
You can cancel your subscription at any time during your plan term and deactivate its auto-renewal.
The discovery plan is not eligible to corporate team packages & volume discounts.
* Free tickets are subject to seat availability and event capacity.
The All-Access Pass is non-refundable and non-transferable. By purchasing the All-Access Pass, you agree to MOTIF’s Privacy and Terms & Conditions of Use.
You can cancel your subscription at any time during your plan term and deactivate its auto-renewal.
* Free tickets are subject to seat availability and event capacity.
The All-Access Pass is non-refundable and non-transferable. By purchasing the All-Access Pass, you agree to MOTIF’s Privacy and Terms & Conditions of Use.
This course is for Team Supervisors, Team Leaders, Team Managers, or Project Managers who have to manage multicultural and geographically dispersed teams and may be working both in physical offices or remotely.
It is well suited to all managerial levels whether working in brands, retailers, vendors, manufacturers, logistics and other types of organisations across the supply chain.

There is no pre-requisite to join this course.

How will you learn?

The course is self-paced and includes a pre-assessment test, modules of interactive instruction based on videos, interactive activities, case study/scenarios, self-reflection assignments, exercises and assessments.

All participants who successfully complete the course will receive a MOTIF Certificate of Completion.

What will you learn?

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

1. Create a strong foundation for team success in a hybrid environment

2. Help the entire team build stronger, closer relationships

3. Establish effective team practices and norms / ground rules which support high-performing hybrid teams

4. Appreciate diversity, inclusion and fairness issues that impact hybrid teams

5. Implement practical strategies to lead hybrid teams

Online course Detailed outline

Module 1: Challenges and Opportunities of Hybrid Teams Free trial

In this module, you will be able to understand what a Hybrid Team is, learn about the benefits of these teams and the challenges Hybrid Teams face.

  • 1.1 What is a Hybrid Team?
  • 1.2 Benefits of Hybrid Teams
  • 1.3 What are the Challenges of a Hybrid Team?
  • 1.4 Your Best Practices for Leading a Hybrid Team

Module 2: Core Principles of Leading Hybrid Teams

In this module, you will be introduced to the GRIP model and learn how to apply the model into building the foundations for a successful Hybrid Team. You will also understand the common issues Hybrid Teams face and how to deal with them.

  • 2.1 GRIP centered Self-Assessment
  • 2.2 What is the GRIP Model?
  • 2.3 Case Study: Chaos in the Hybrid Team

Module 3: Building Relationships in Hybrid Teams

In this module, you will learn multiple techniques to build strong relationships and a strong sense of community across the Hybrid Team.

  • 3.1 Building Relationships in the Office vs Hybrid Teams
  • 3.2 How to Build Relationships in a Hybrid Team
  • 3.3 Case Study: Building Community in a Hybrid Team

Module 4: Effective Team Processes for Hybrid Teams

In this module, you will understand what team norms are, why they are critical for Hybrid Team success and learn how to implement them. This module will also increase your awareness of collaborative technology options that assist in communication and discussion in Hybrid Teams.

  • 4.1 Establish Team Norms to Drive Performance
  • 4.2 Case Study: Establishing Team Norms
  • 4.3 Improve Communications in a Hybrid Team

Module 5: Managing Diversity Inclusion and Fairness in Hybrid Teams

This module will increase your awareness of Diversity, Inclusion, and Fairness (DIF) issues that occur in Hybrid Teams. You will also learn how to identify, predict and manage DIF issues to achieve inclusion and connection within the Hybrid Team.

  • 5.1 Identifying Diversity, Inclusion and Fairness Issues in Hybrid Teams
  • 5.2 Addressing Diversity Inclusion and Fairness Issues in Hybrid Teams

Gina Marescia

Course Instructor

Gina Marescia is an accomplished trainer, change consultant, a performance coach and author. Gina has trained personal effectiveness and leadership for over two decades across Asia, South Africa, Europe and North America. She has worked closely with numerous major apparel, sports marketing and retail organizations since the 1990’s. Gina is passionate about life-long learning, resilience, change and team leadership. Her CABI™ program+ book chronicles the stories of people who have found their authentic voice to have greater confidence and impact.

Derek Tobias

Course Instructor

Derek Tobias is the founder and Managing Director of Latitude International Limited. Derek has over 30 years of combined consulting, leadership and management experience working across APAC and globally. He is a seasoned facilitator and has designed and facilitated thousands of leadership and professional skills workshops in over 50 multinational organizations. Derek has also been delivering interactive web-based training to global audiences for over 12 years. He has worked closely with numerous global brands in the apparel and retail industries over the last 15 years.

About the Publishers

Catalyst Consulting and Latitude International Consulting both provide talent development consulting services aimed at helping organizations navigate the challenges of today’s fast- changing business environment. Both companies offer the core talent, leadership and personal effectiveness consulting services, from corporate training and facilitation to change management consultation to high-performance executive coaching.

Catalyst Consulting brings deep expertise around predicting and assessing future talents for selection and succession and talent development. Catalyst Consulting also brings leading-edge best practices of leadership communications, leadership resilience and team development.

Latitude International offers deep expertise in leadership development, change management, career development and virtual team communications, together with a comprehensive offering of interactive web-based training.

Catalyst Consulting and Latitude International have partnered regularly on multiple projects over the last 10 years. They both value the powerful benefits of collaborating, sharing best practices, and creating synergy from different perspectives. Together, Catalyst Consulting and Latitude International consulting bring over 35 years of experience working with global multinational firms, many of those in the apparel industry.

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