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In the daily business life, meetings occupy a great deal of time and therefore represent great expenses for organizations. Our Meeting Effectiveness Program is specifically designed to encourage participants to maintain high levels of productivity and efficiency while participating, conducting and organizing professional meetings, formal or informal. This program also provides all the necessary tools to effectively manage everything related to meetings whether attending, organizing or chairing a business event.

 

Duration: 1 day program

 

INSTANT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • To participate, lead and organize formal or informal meetings in a professional and effective manner
  • A better understanding of the importance of punctuality and participation
  • To provide a clear structure to achieve meeting effectiveness
  • To develop effective agendas and action lists
  • To conduct meeting assessments
  • To improve team spirit and collaboration
  • To foster and support a more productive organization

 

KEY TOPICS

 

  • THE NATURE AND NEED FOR BUSINESS MEETINGS
    • Formal and informal meetings
    • Assessment of current situation in workplace
  • WHEN YOU ARE INVITED TO A MEETING
    • Attendance and punctuality
    • Participation
    • Etiquette
  • WHEN YOU ARE ORGANIZING A MEETING
    • Planning and need assessment
    • Mapping key roles
    • The agenda
    • Invitations of attendees
    • Logistics check-list
    • Identifying speakers and guests
    • Delegating tasks
  • DURING THE MEETING
    • Expected participation
    • The agenda as a guide
    • Time keepers and minutes takers
  • POST-MEETING TASKS
    • Follow-ups
    • Action lists
    • Assessment
  • MOST USEFUL NON-VERBAL SIGNALS
  • WHEN YOU ARE SPEAKING AT A MEETING
    • The preparation
    • The delivery
    • Useful tips to manage stress and nervousness in front of an audience