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Effective Meeting Management

OnDemand Webinar (89 minutes)

Learn how to organize and conduct effective meetings.Are you frustrated by mismanaged, tedious, and off-track meetings that don't accomplish anything?! Meetings can be one of the biggest time wasters for organizations and a leading source of frustration for busy employees. Organizations need trained and professional employees who know how to lead and participate productively in meetings to advance and support the organization. This material is a step-by-step blueprint of how to plan, organize, and conduct effective meetings. After this engaging and practical program, you will go away knowing exactly what to do as a meeting leader - and attendee - to avoid the pitfalls that can derail a meeting.

Authors

Jan Zaragoza, High-Performance Training Solutions

Agenda

Introduction of Class and Planning: What to Do Before the Meeting

• Is This Meeting Necessary?

• Distribute an Agenda With Clear Objectives

• Make Sure Only the Right People Are Invited

Keeping the Group Focused on Task

• Create Easily Implementable Structures That Improve Meeting Productivity and Get Things Done

• Improve Facilitation Skills Including Dealing With Counterproductive Behaviors That Take Meetings Off-Track

• Use Foolproof Tips to Rein in People Who Go off on Tangents or Speak Too Long

• Learn What You and Others Do That Sabotage Meeting Productivity and Keep You Stuck in Too-Long Meetings

• Implement Three Key Steps to Conclude the Meeting so That Follow-up Actions Will Be Carried out

Transforming Virtual Meetings Into Energized, High-Value Events

• Make Sure Participants Are Active and Engaged

• Build Rapport and Comradery Among Virtual Team Members

• Start the Meeting to Set It up for Success

• Implement Important Ground Rules for Virtual Meetings

Questions, Goal Setting, and Closing