Effective Meeting Skills
On average, professionals spend twenty-five percent of their time in meetings. They consider fifty percent of the meeting time to be ineffective. There are several models and processes available for allowing a group to achieve the meeting objectives within a given time frame and with full participation. Effective Meeting Skills provides participants with an opportunity to learn the models and to enhance their meeting skills based upon use of the appropriate model and processes. Most of these models are quite new to American businesses and are not offered by other training programs.
Effective Meeting Skills is designed to provide participants with knowledge, skills and tools that they can use to assure their future leadership and participation in effective meetings. The definition of effectiveness includes: task accomplishment, clear objectives accepted by members, trust and openness, maximum use of member resources, adequate decision making processes and mechanisms for feedback.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Effective Meeting Skills consists of three modules:
Effective Meeting Skills is designed to provide awareness and skill enhancement. It consists of interactive lecture, large and small group exercises, a case study and individual pre- and post- evaluation.