Meeting Management is the process of managing the stages and components of the entire meeting process. The actions that make meetings successful before, during, and after the meeting are equally important. Neglecting any piece of the meeting management process can lead to poor results and additional meetings.
Welcome to the Meeting Management course. You are on your first project and you have to organize and manage the project kick-off meeting. What do you do first? Do you create the agenda or the invitation list? How do you run a meeting? What preparation do you need? All of these are valid and real questions you, as the meeting manager, must address. There is no doubt about it, meetings require skill and technique in order for the meeting to achieve its purpose. Disorganized and poorly managed meetings waste time and hurt your credibility as a meeting manager. Consistently leaving a poor impression with the attendees will haunt you, if left unchecked.
This course is designed to give you the basic tools you will need to initiate and manage your meetings. You will learn planning and leadership techniques that will give you the confidence to run an engaging meeting that will leave a positive and lasting impression. This course will help to make it a valuable experience. Use this time to begin the process of developing your techniques to improve your meeting management skills.
By the end of this course, you will understand: