Effective Communication Skills

Managing Meetings and Presentations

Course Overview
This course provides an overview of best practices for managing meetings and preparing presentations, specifically around the processes of planning, designing, delivering, and cultivating. This includes a discussion of the steps involved in dealing with issues, recording the message, and addressing key agenda items. Additionally, this course also provides best practices for slide presentations, certain pre-presentation tips, and key considerations with respect to meeting reviews.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:

  • List the steps to be performed when dealing with issues
  • Identify best practices for designing and distributing agendas
  • Differentiate between various agenda items to be discussed for different purposes
  • Recognize best practices for preparing slides for use in meetings
  • Identify important pre-presentation tips
  • Recognize both verbal and physical platform skills
  • Identify best practices for meeting reviews

  • Speaker / Author:

    Philip Vassallo, Ed.D. has developed, delivered, and supervised communication training programs for a wide range of managerial, administrative, and technical professionals in corporate, government, and academic environments. He has also taught writing and presentation skills on the graduate and undergraduate university levels, most recently for the Beijing International MBA program at Peking University.

    He has served as an essay and speech evaluator for the Educational Testing Service on standardized tests such as the Graduate Record Examination, College Level Examination Placement, Graduate Management Admissions Test, and the Test of Spoken English. He also has provided writing coaching and assessment services for numerous corporate employees.

    Dr. Vassallo is the author of the books How to Write Fast Under Pressure, on writing efficiently; The Art of On-the-Job Writing, on work-related writing; The Art of E-Mail Writing, on business e-mail; The Inwardness of the Outward Gaze, on philosophy and teaching; and The Choice Movement and Educational Equity, on education. He also writes Words on the Line, a column and a blog on effective writing. He has contributed to many literary and educational publications, and to books by McGraw-Hill, St. Martin’s Press, and Simon & Schuster. Ten of his plays have been staged in New York and elsewhere, and he has won or been a finalist in several state and national playwriting competitions.

    Dr. Vassallo holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Baruch College, a master’s in education from Lehman College, and a doctorate in educational theory from Rutgers University. He is a past president of the New Jersey College English Association.


    Price (USD)

    Standard: $49.90


    Course Code : 99VAS11

    Release Date : 08/26/2016
    Expire Date : 03/31/2023
    Credits :
    CPE 2.00
    QAS 2.00

    Course Level : Basic
    Course Type : QAS Self-Study
    Length : 1hr 40min
    Passing Grade : 70%
    Theme : Effective Communication Skills

    Format Type : eLearning
    Mobile Compatible
    Field Of Study : Communications & Marketing

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