The Center is a hub for relevant, current information and practices supporting a diverse population of industry professionals and educators in all aspects of virtual work. Hosting both real-world examples and research relating to virtual work, the Center will feature experts in remote workforce, innovations in virtual work, and remote work technologies. Through these experts and their research, the Center will grow and offer an open knowledge base andexpertise in all aspects of virtual employment.
"Northcentral University has been a virtual organization since its inception, developing and enhancing remote employees, policies, and operations for more than 20 years. The emergence of the Center for the Advancement of Virtual Organizations provides the pathway for us to openly share our experiences, showcase best practices, lead research initiatives, and engage in meaningful dialogue with organizations around the globe," said Dr. Tammi Cooper, Dean of the School of Business.
The information available in the Center will initially focus on emergency preparedness and the logistics of abruptly shifting organizations to remote work. The first episode in the CAVO podcast series discusses Senior Leader Considerations in Emergency Situations and is hosted by Dr. David Harpool and Dr. Tammi Cooper. As the needs of organizations evolve throughout this time, the Center will continuously share new resources, expert opinions, and educational offerings.
About Northcentral University Founded in 1996, Northcentral University is a regionally accredited, nonprofit, online and graduate-focused university serving professionals globally. NCU offers doctoral, master's and bachelor's degrees in business, education, and psychology, as well as doctoral and master's degrees in marriage and family therapy, technology and health sciences.
Northcentral University is a nonprofit affiliate of the private, nonprofit National University System. It is regionally accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, wscuc.org. For more information, visit www.ncu.edu or call 866.776.0331.