On an average day, there are seventeen million meetings in the U.S. Yet, an estimated sixty-three percent of meetings don’t have prepared agendas. Not to mention, only fifty-three percent of meeting time is spent actually discussing agenda items, while the rest of the time goes to unproductive, unplanned issues.
Based on these statistics, it’s easy to see why meetings have a bad reputation. Poorly run meetings take too long, involve too many people, and never seem to result in any concrete action. Despite this, meetings are necessary and can be extremely effective. Meetings that are planned and facilitated well give participants a sense of accomplishment and a sense that their time was well spent. This program will show you how to make every meeting efficient and effective.
Successful completion of this course will increase your ability to: