“Leading in Absence: Ideas for managing a disperse team”

This webinar will present methods and concepts for managing a team where members are not located next to or near each other, whether separated by different floors in the same building, different buildings in a close area, or separated by long distances such as different states or countries. 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this webinar participants will:

  • Know key factors for leading a successful dispersed team.
  • Understand principles for managers of dispersed teams.
  • Learn considerations for chairpersons of location diverse committees.
  • Have a description and brief explanation of traditional methods for dispersed team management.
  • Explore newer tools, such as online meeting options, document sharing possibilities, scheduling tools, and more that can aid in the management of a dispersed team.
  • Identify helpful electronic tools including Instant Messaging, Skype and/or Facetime, and Dropbox, Google docs and/or other cloud based applications.


Kelly Sattler, Head of Web Services, Michigan State University, Lansing


How to Register

Register online: http://tinyurl.com/3zhtecm

Register with a purchase order or by mail: registration form (PDF, 1 pg.).


For questions about this webinar or other LLAMA programs, contact Fred Reuland. freuland@ala.org