SkillSoft Topic of the Month: Leading an Effective Business Meeting

Since there are more than 11 million meetings held every day in the United States, there is a good chance that your life is full of meetings. There is a general agreement among business professionals that most meetings are not well-run. This course will teach you how to make your meetings more successful by providing the tools and information that are necessary to lead an effective meeting. In this course, you will learn how to use time effectively during business meetings, identify what a leader should say during the phases of a meeting, ask appropriate questions to encourage group engagement, use tools to spark group participation, learn guidelines for running a virtual meeting and learn the steps to guide a group through a problem-solving meeting.

Visit the UMBC SkillSoft website for a Quick Start Guide, FAQ’s, and the link to log in to SkillPort. This module is Course Number: comm_06_a02_bs_enus.

For more information about the Business Exploration Series courseware, click here.

To schedule a department presentation about using SkillSoft for professional development, call ext. 5-6262 or e-mail


2 responses to “SkillSoft Topic of the Month: Leading an Effective Business Meeting

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  2. Greetings! Very useful advice in this particular article!
    It’s the little changes which will make the largest changes. Thanks for sharing!

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