If you are in a business that has meetings, you know how much time is spent in them. A recent survey of 2000 business leaders indicated that managers spend over fifty percent of their time in meetings. That same study indicated that managers felt that about one third of those meetings were unproductive. This course will present you with information that will help you improve the quality of your meetings. It will help you develop strategies necessary for preparing effective business meetings, by carefully considering the importance of all the components of the meeting, including people, place, purpose, time, agenda, and atmosphere.
Business professionals who want to develop effective facilitation skills, members of boards or committees, meeting participants, executive assistants, and individuals who want to prepare themselves for a business environment.