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.
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