Do you feel nervous about leading meetings? Do you know how long the ideal meeting should run? Do you find that people won't talk much during the meeting or have someone who does all the talking? Learn to prepare smart agendas, manage meeting time efficiently, and stimulate discussion. Tips for managing virtual meetings are also included.
- Have you ever calculated the cost of your meetings?…Using Harvard's meeting calculator and average salary…estimates for IT professionals,…a one-hour meeting with just four people…will cost your organization around $300.…We need to make the most of every second…during our meetings.…Let's watch Amanda facilitate…a meeting with her team.…As you watch, consider what she could change…to make her meeting more affective.…
- [Lydia] Hello?…Hi Lydia, is that you?…- [Lydia] Yeah, hi Amanda.…- Okay, now that we have Lydia on the line…I think we can get started.…So today we need to do a review of the Civic Center project…and start figuring out how we can get caught up…on our work for the VP.…So the Civic Center project,…we hit all of our internal and external deadlines,…we have the client feedback now,…and it's all within the range we'd like to see.…I say we did fine on this one,…but I don't think that's the case for the VP.…Well, I can't really think of anything else so moving on.…
Let's take a deeper look at…the feedback from the Civic Center.…
- Recall the four pillars of a business scenario.
- Explore the term 'people' in the context of a communication scenario.
- Recall how the Think, Feel, Do model applies to a communication scenario.
- Identify the parts of the message in a communication scenario.
- Recognize the 'channel' in a communication scenario.
- Apply the importance of context in a communication event.
- Review the most important components of listening.