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The Remarkable Remote and Hybrid Worker

Class Code Date Delivery Method Cost
  • Thu Jul 11, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Live Online - 1 session $200
  • Thu Aug 22, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Live Online - 1 session $300

This live online training is designed to help you successfully navigate today's work environment, including challenges with changing priorities, working in distributed environments, and communicating effectively. Many are asked to work remotely, hybrid, or in the office and collaborate with others in a hybrid environment.

Program Description

This session enables you to turn challenges into opportunities and develop skills.

This includes being productive working in remote and hybrid environments, effectively managing priorities and projects, skillfully sharing information, collaborating with others, and staying invigorated and motivated while keeping stress and worries in check.



Learning Objectives

1. Adapt to Remote and Hybrid Work Environments: Participants will adapt to and excel within remote and hybrid work settings, ensuring continued productivity and engagement from any location.

2. Enhance Project Management Skills: Cultivate the ability to organize and coordinate projects effectively using the Immediate Priorities Matrix and the Project Matrix, optimizing time management and deadline adherence.

3. Improve Communication and Collaboration: Enhance information sharing and collaboration skills using digital tools such as Miro virtual whiteboards and other specified technologies to facilitate teamwork in remote and hybrid environments.

4. Utilize Specialized Tools for Increased Efficiency: Apply Smartsheet techniques for implementing management matrices and Miro for problem-solving and collaboration, integrating these tools into daily workflows.

5. Manage Meetings Effectively: Develop strategies for conducting meetings more efficiently using the discussed technologies, optimizing resource use, and improving meeting outcomes.

Topic Outline

Methods and technologies discussed in this class include:

  • The Immediate Priorities Matrix (method for improved collaboration and transparency).
  • The Project Matrix (method for project coordination).
  • Smartsheet techniques (for implementing the above matrices)
  • Miro virtual whiteboard (for problem-solving & collaboration remotely and hybrid)
  • Meeting management using the technologies above
Special Features
All participants who complete this session will receive a Stanford Technology Training Certificate of Completion.
The live-online format allows for engagement and interaction.
Pierre Khawand

Pierre Khawand has more than twenty years of experience in the software industry. He has led several technology ventures, completed successful mergers and acquisitions, and founded People-OnTheGo to focus on helping organizations and teams in the areas of innovation, leadership, and mindfulness.


PDU: 3

CEU: 0.3

PDH: 3

Custom training workshops are available for this program

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University IT Technology Training sessions are available to a wide range of participants, including Stanford University staff, faculty, students, and employees of Stanford Hospitals & Clinics, such as Stanford Health Care, Stanford Health Care Tri-Valley, Stanford Medicine Partners, and Stanford Medicine Children's Health.

Additionally, some of these programs are open to interested individuals not affiliated with Stanford, allowing for broader community engagement and learning opportunities.