Leading Ourselves and Teams in a Virtual World (ROI/NI)


This one day session is designed purely around the current working environment and its unique challenges. The aim is to enable participants to feel more empowered and focused to execute their roles and lead themselves, and their teams more effectively remotely.

Venue details:  
Virtual Classroom, , Online
Start date & time:  
20 April 2021 10:00
End date & time:  
20 April 2021 16:00
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Training ticket cost:  
10.00 Training Tickets accepted
CPD hours:  
Speaker details
First nameLast name
Fiona Buckley


Product type:  
CPD course
Leadership and personal effectiveness, Practice and business improvement


This course will be delivered via Zoom on Tuesday 20 April 2021 from 10am to 12pm and from 2pm to 4pm. The Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the course is due to take place.

Who should attend

This session is suited to accountants, and other business professionals, who are managing/leading teams and also to those that may be interested in leading themselves and the teams that they are part of in work.

Course overview

  • The realities of working virtually and practical tops regarding how to adapt.
  • Work life balance and boundaries: the 4 S approach: Self-care, Simplify, Structure, Support.
  • Energy and productivity management.
  • How to minimise professional isolation and prioritise connection.
  • How to have powerful virtual conversations/meetings.
  • Resetting team dynamics.
  • Motivation challenges and solutions with dispersed teams
  • The communication challenges and solutions with dispersed teams.

Key learning outcomes

  • Lead themselves and their teams with more confidence in the current environment.
  • Understand more about motivation in a virtual environment.
  • Adapt their personalities where they need to in order to get better outcomes.
  • Be aware of the fault lines in virtual teams.
  • Communication more effectively.


Fiona Buckley is a corporate trainer, Business Psychologist, keynote speaker and executive coach in the areas of Leadership, Work Behaviour and Interpersonal Skills. She has a MSc in Work Behaviour from DCU and is a Senior Associate faculty with the Irish Management Institute. Previously, Fiona held a number of senior corporate roles with her last position being VP of Professional Services. Fiona has been delivering a range of programmes with Chartered Accountants for over eight years.