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RVTM 101

Foundations of Virtual Management across Cultures and Geographies

This course will introduce an analytical framework for assessing the complex and varied geographic, cultural and regulatory environment(s) in which virtual team members work. It will provide strategies for recognizing and responding to: 1) cultural and individual diversity; 2) relevant local, state and regional regulatory structures and 3) ethical dilemmas that may emerge in the management of virtual teams, particularly in the context of globalization. In keeping with the Division's philosophy, the general framework will be used to analyze specific material from case studies and students' own work experience.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
• Employ a variety of resources for assessing the geographic, cultural, and regulatory environment(s) across which virtual teams operate
• Anticipate a set of challenges, ranging from geographic to communicative to ethical, associated with the management of diverse virtual teams
• Manage these challenges consciously and systematically using a skill set that is both structured and flexible
• Use this knowledge to develop and apply techniques for strengthening communication and building virtual teams
• Evaluate and adjust language to more effectively communicate about diversity
• Become critical consumers of the vast business/management literature on culture

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