Over four million people work remotely in the UK. The way you are working is ever-changing and it’s important that you adapt to these changes to stay ahead of the game.

Making better use of office space, a greater focus on work-life balance and the financial benefits make remote working a more attractive prospect.

This Excelling at Remote Working course will help you better understand the benefits of remote working and how to work remotely.

Attend this course to learn what it means to be a successful remote worker; gain proven and tested tools to avoid procrastination and distractions; learn how to manage your time; stay connected to the office through effective communication techniques, and maintain morale and focus whilst working remotely.

Leave the day with actionable strategies to become the best possible remote worker.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding the key tenants of being a success remote worker
  • Maintain productivity through time management techniques
  • Learn how to stay connected with your office and team
  • Gain tools to reduce procrastination and distractions to remote working
  • Maintain morale and focus whilst working remotely
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

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09:15 - 09:45


09:45 - 10:00

Trainer’s Introductions and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 10:45

What is Remote Working?

  • Understand the key tenants of being a successful remote worker
  • Learn from best practice remote working case studies
  • Gain a brief overview of free and publicly available tools to work remotely
  • Ensure you are remote working ready
10:45 - 11:00

Morning Break

11:00 - 12:00

Remote Working: Improving Productivity and Efficiency

  • Gain tools to reduce procrastination
  • Maintain morale and focus whilst working remotely
  • Reduce distractions and obstacles to remote working
  • Learn how to effectively manage your time
12:00 - 13:00

Staying Connected

  • Gain practical tools to stay connected with the office
  • Regularly maintain contact with your manager and colleague’s
  • Avoid feeling isolated from work
  • How to communicate effectively when working remotely
  • Demonstrate that you are effectively working remotely
  • Learn how to maintain the “watercooler conversation”
  • Develop a virtual support system
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Excel at Remote Working

Apply the learning in today’s course through practical and interactive exercises.

  • Learn how to balance your time effectively
  • Overcome the obstacles to remote working
  • Maintain morale and focus whilst working remotely
16:00 - 16:15

Evaluation and Closing Remarks