Meetings come in all shapes and sizes, from the convention to a quick huddle in an office hallway. This one-day program will be concerned with small working meetings; with groups that have a job to do requiring the energy, commitment, and talents of those who participate.
How You Will Benefit:
• Understand the value of meetings as a management tool.
• Recognize the critical planning step that makes meeting time more effective.
• Identify process tools that can help create an open and safe forum for discussion.
• Develop and practice techniques for handling counterproductive behavior.
What You Will Cover:
-The basics for effective meetings
-The best and the worst of meetings
-Holding productive meetings
-Preparing for meetings
-Setting the place
-Leading a meeting
-Process and content
-Process tools, including DeBono’s thinking hats, rules of work, and facilitation skills
-How to control a meeting
-A plan for success