Learn not only how to plan, organize and run a successful meeting but also how to get the most out of the meetings you are required to attend. Immediate benefits are: a 'business planning' approach to meetings, increased meeting effectiveness, saving time, improved meeting outcomes.
This course will help you:
- Apply a proven planning process to meetings
- Design an effective agenda to increase accountability
- Run a meeting with a Bias for Action
- Know precisely how to prepare to attend a meeting
- Know how to keep a meeting on track
- Avoid the common pitfalls that create 'meeting maddeners'
- Use a quick yet effective process for evaluating meetings
Workgroups and teams including managers, technical and sales professionals, supervisors, administrators and project leaders who currently conduct or attend meetings.
Section 1 The Four Phases for WorkingSm@rt in Meetings
In this first unit we will look at the four fundamental phases of any meeting which leads to the highest ROI possible.
Section 2 Pre-meeting Requirements
You will gain an appreciation of what it takes to prepare effectively for any meeting, whether as the chairperson or as a participant.
Section 3 Constructing the Agenda
Priority Management will show you the four key areas to address when constructing an agenda that ensures the meeting will be on time, on track, and on purpose.
Section 4 During the Meeting
Priority Management will show you how to master the execution of your now well-planned meeting. Meetings will become an effective two-way communication vehicle that ensures alignment and a bias for action.
Section 5 After the Meeting
You will learn the best way to ensure that the meeting outcomes become activity inputs for participants of the meeting as well as how to ensure effective follow-up.