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Global Virtual Management Masterclass

Virtual Collaboration Leadership Virtual Trust Intercultural Management Virtual Project Management Cross-Cultural Communication Organisational Culture

Make Your Organisation A Productive Virtual Workplace!

Nowadays almost every company has to work virtually to some extent in order to meet the requirements of the highly dynamic modern business environment. They face rising pressure to reduce the costs of travelling and expatriation.

But are organisations and leaders prepared to manage at a distance, and are employees able to work effectively in a virtual setting? This Masterclass ensures that you are.

ABOUT THE MASTERCLASS - Leading Across Time-zones and Cultures

Our Global Virtual Management Masterclass will make organisations better equipped to operate successfully in a global virtual environment and create cohesive global teams able to complete virtual projects on time and on budget.

It enables organisations through effective global distance leaders by providing them with the required understanding and the necessary tools to successfully navigate and manage in the global virtual world.

By integrating the use of simulation exercises and case studies, this Masterclass will support you to:

Successfully manage remote teams and people across different locations, or simply working from home.

Be equipped with the necessary competencies, tools and a new mindset to be able to identify effective solutions in a global virtual environment.

Learn how to minimize the risks and maximize the benefits of global or virtual teams by implementing best practices and critical success factors.

Adapt a functional communication plan using your knowledge on cross-cultural collaboration and communication.

What is included in the Masterclass:​

  • Two Half-Day Virtual Sessions (Total of 8 hours)​
  • Pre-Course eLearning Material​
  • Culture Compass Assessment & Report - Learn more
  • Team Culture Scan Assessment & Report - Learn more
  • Hofstede Insights Certificate in Global Virtual Management

Masterclass Modules​

  • Introduction to Organisational Culture – The Hofstede Insights Multi-Focus Model - (Learn more)
    Will help you explore the impact of culture on working effectively and confidently despite differences in culture and experience. Gain a better understanding of Hofstede’s practical and scientifically-based model for intercultural management.
  • Introduction to Intercultural Management – The Hofstede Insights 6D Model of National Culture - (Learn more)
    Designed to help you identify situations where culture, rather than personality, plays a role in communication styles, and practice potential solutions to problem situations related to different communication styles between two or more cultures.
  • Global Virtual Management - Ten Success Factors of Global Virtual Management
    Experience the organisational and national culture influence upon the efficiency of leadership practices in a global virtual setting.
    Discover the Hofstede Insights Ten-Factor Global Virtual Management Framework that will help you succeed in managing virtually.
  • Leading Virtual Meetings Effectively - Best Practices/Latest Tools/Resources
    Made to help participants understand the Do’s & Don’ts of Virtual Meetings in the context of delivering work and projects on time and at cost, while considering cultural and communications enablers and challenges.


  • Leaders, managers and employees who manage and/or work in global virtual or remote teams
  • Human resources, organisation development & effectiveness, and learning and development managers and specialists
  • Coaches, trainers and consultants who work with virtual teams
  • Project Managers



A Leadership & Culture subject matter expert who engages with local and international client organisations, boards and leaders as an executive coach, leadership and Organisational Culture consultant, leadership, culture and board assessment consultant and advisor to the board of directors, with over a decade of experience across the leadership spectrum.

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Piotr joined what is now Hofstede Insights in 1995. His professional interests are visual strategising as well as designing and implementing deep transformations in organisations. He has over 25 years of experience gained from various areas and cultures.

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Session Timezones
  • 9:00 to 13:00 – Central European Summer Time​
  • 11:00 to 15:00 – Gulf Standard Time​
  • 12:30 to 16:30 – India Standard Time​
  • 15:00 to 19:00 – Hong Kong Time
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All of our learning programmes build on the extensive research of the renowned Prof. Geert Hofstede and the six dimensions of national culture.

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