A leader has a tremendous impact on the effectiveness of a meeting. This unit covers the elements of an effective meeting, meeting roles, how to come to an consensus, and how to handle difficult participants.
Meetings can be the lifeblood of an organization or they can be the death of it. We’ve all been at meetings that have bored us to pieces and where nothing useful ever happens. And yet meetings can be the best opportunity to put all of the information on the table and make a decision.
The good news is that you, as a leader, have a tremendous impact on the meetings you run. By preparing well, choosing the best activities for your meeting, getting everyone involved while keeping people on track and handling difficult people, your meetings can be important and productive.
After you finish this course, you will be able to: