Course ID: MME

Meetings Made Easy (and Effective)

As a CPA manager, you may feel as though your life is just one long meeting. But, meetings don’t have to be inefficient, boring, or a waste of your time. You can convene meetings that are productive and even fun (when appropriate). This course will give you the tools you need to conduct meetings efficiently and effectively. You will hear techniques for handling meetings with CPA and non-CPA attendees, learn tips for keeping participants’ attention, and get information on the newer forms of meetings, like webcasts and tele-conferences. When you learn how to conduct meetings correctly, you can develop a good reputation. People will willingly attend your meetings and they will come ready to participate.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Conduct meetings efficiently and effectively
  • Understand how to organize meetings for efficient flow of information
  • Be able to organize your thoughts and write your portion of a presentation
  • Gain tips for appearing confident when you lead a meeting
  • Learn ways to keep participants attention
  • Know how to deal with difficult participants
  • Become knowledgeable on the newer forms of meetings: teleconferences, tele-seminars, webinars, webcasts, etc. and understand the special rules that govern them

MAJOR TOPICS
  • Techniques for handling meetings with CPA and non-CPA attendees
  • Organize meetings for efficient flow of information
  • Tips for appearing confident when you lead a meeting
  • Appearing credible and professional when you speak
  • Tips for keeping participants attention
  • The importance of getting everyone involved and methods to ensure participation
  • The best tool for keeping meetings on-track
  • Special techniques for handling brainstorming meetings effectively
  • How to deal with difficult participants
  • Newer forms of meetings: tele-conferences, tele-seminars, webinars, webcasts, etc. and the special rules that govern them

DESIGNED FOR
Managers, Sr. Managers, Department Heads, Assistant Controllers or Treasurers

FIELD OF STUDY
Communications

PREREQUISITES
People who lead meetings (internally or externally)

COURSE PRODUCER
Business Learning Institute

CPE CREDITS
8.0

LEVEL
Intermediate

This course is available for your group as:

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