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Managing Without Walls: Maximize Success with Virtual, Global, and Cross-Cultural Teams by Kevin Wegryn, Colleen Garton

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Skill Sets Required for the Virtual Manager

Virtual managers need the following skill Sets:

  • General management

  • People management

  • Communication

  • Technical

  • Decision making

  • Problem solving

  • Team building

  • Administrative

  • Personal

General-Management Skill Set

The general-management skill Set includes the ability to stay in control of the project, contract or team; to keep things on track; and to know the project’s current status.

General-Management Skill SetDescription
Scheduling tasksAbility to plan and schedule tasks, milestones, and deliverables across a geographically diverse team.
OrganizationHigh level of organizational skill. Ability to plan and organize management and team tasks and events.
Time managementAbility to manage time and tasks across time zones. ...

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