Management  |  Format: Flash

Conducting Effective Business Meetings

Course Overview
This course contains information that will help you plan and conduct effective business meetings. In doing so, the information addressed in this program focuses on the following major topics: Is a Meeting Really Necessary?, Choosing the Most Appropriate Business Meeting Type, Business Meeting Manners, Business Meeting Etiquette, Planning Business Meetings, Business Meeting Facilitators, Business Meeting Chairperson Considerations, Business Meeting Participants� Considerations, Conducting Effective Business Meetings, International Business Meetings Practices & Preferences, Tips for Communicating with Difficult Business Meeting Participants, and Common Reasons Business Meetings Fail. Before addressing these topics, however, a brief introduction will be presented as a means of setting the stage. This course is designed to benefit business people who plan and lead meetings as well as those who participate in meetings in a non-leader capacity.

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

  • Recognize how to determine if a meeting is necessary.
  • Identify how to choose the most appropriate meeting type for various situations.
  • Recognize several business meeting etiquette considerations.
  • Identify how to plan business meetings.
  • Identify meeting chairperson and meeting participant roles and effective behaviors.
  • Identify international meetings practices and preferences.
    Catalog Number: 99INS09
    CPE Credits: 1 Registry / 1 QAS
    Author: Robert G. Insley
    Advanced Preparation:
    Course Level: Basic
    Field of Study: Communications & Marketing
    Content Partner: SmartPros Ltd.
    QAS: QAS Certified based on 50 minute hours.
    Course Type: Self-Study
    Minimum Passing Grade: 70%
    Soft/Hardware Reqs.:  Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
     Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
     56k or Greater Internet Connection
     Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
     Ram: 256 MB minimum
     Sound card with speakers/headphones
     Windows or Mac OS
    Release/Expiration Dates: Apr 24, 2017 / Apr 25, 2022