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  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge)Effective Business Meetings
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge)Effective Business MeetingsKeyPoints to develop in your own time!Introductory concepts @ OxfordCambridge.Org all for free and free for all.The information gathered here are under KeyPoints format and may be use:- Either to give the reader an overview before deciding for a full scale study of the subject.- Or to guide readers in expanding their knowledge on the given topic.Some recommendations, perhaps:- Identify all the KeyPoints on which you feel a need to expand your knowledge.- Choose a good book or two and/or info from Internet.- And then work towards gaining that knowledge.Please enjoy!
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge)Aim of publicationTo introduce the reader or the learner to theconcept of conducting business in an effectivemanner
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge)After developing the KeyPoints outlined in this publication, you shouldmainly be able to:☺ Plan Effective Business Meetings☺ Lead Effective Business Meetings☺ Participate Effectively in Business MeetingsLearning Objectives
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge)☺ Planning Effective Business Meetings☺ Leading Effective Business Meetings☺ Participating Effectively in Business MeetingsEffective Business Meetings - Sections list
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford)Effective Business Meetings – Highlights☺ determining whether or not a meeting isneeded.☺ selecting the appropriate participants for aninformation-reporting meeting.☺ selecting the most effective meeting time.☺ choosing the ideal location for a businessmeeting.☺ preparing the meeting location.☺ conducting ice-breakers.☺ …
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford)Effective Business Meetings – Highlights☺ …☺ employing techniques to finish the meeting ontime.☺ conducting an orderly meeting.☺ avoiding groupthink.☺ conducting a problem-solving meeting.☺ managing meeting participants
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford)Planning Effective Business Meetings – Summary☺ If you are in a business that has meetings,you know how much time is spent in them.☺ A recent survey of 2000 business leadersindicated that managers spend over fiftypercent of their time in meetings.☺ That same study indicated that managersfelt that about one third of those meetingswere unproductive.☺ The KeyPoints will present you withinformation that will help you improve thequality of your meetings.☺ It will help you develop strategies necessaryfor preparing effective business meetings, bycarefully considering the importance of allthe components of the meeting, includingpeople, place, purpose, time, agenda, andatmosphere.
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford)Planning Effective Business Meetings – Highlights☺ Planning Business Meetings: KeyConsiderations☺ Establishing the Agenda for BusinessMeetings☺ Preparing for Success in Your BusinessMeetings
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford)Planning Effective Business Meetings: Planning Key Considerations☺ identify the benefits of being thorough whenplanning a business meeting.☺ identify whether a meeting is needed, in agiven example.☺ recognize the appropriate type of meeting, ina given scenario.☺ choose who should attend a meeting based onthe meeting type, in a given scenario.☺ identify the most effective time to have ameeting, in a given scenario.☺ choose an ideal location for a businessmeeting, in a given scenario.☺ characterize the interactionist perspectiveof conflict.
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford)Planning Effective Business Meetings: Establishing the Agenda☺ identify the benefits of preparing aneffective agenda.☺ identify the effective objective, in a givenscenario.☺ choose the best agenda for a meeting, givena scenario.
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford)Planning Effective Business Meetings: Preparing for Success☺ identify the benefits of preparing themeetings site, participants, and follow-up.☺ recognize three ways to prepareparticipants.☺ choose the ideal meeting environment in agiven scenario.☺ identify the items that should be prepared inadvance to aid in the follow-up.
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford)Leading Effective Business Meetings – Summary☺ Since there are more than 11 millionmeetings held every day in the UnitedStates, there is a good chance that your lifeis full of meetings.☺ There is a general agreement among businessprofessionals that most meetings are not wellrun.☺ They often waste your time, drain yourenergy, seem to have no purpose, and bearfew positive results.☺ Are you tired of attending meetings likethis? Are you tired of your meetings endingup like this?☺ These KeyPoints will teach you how to makeyour meetings more successful by providingthe tools and information that are necessaryto lead an effective meeting.
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford)Leading Effective Business Meetings – Highlights☺ Making the Most of Your Time DuringMeetings☺ Tools for Effective Meeting Leaders☺ Leading Various Types of Meetings
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford)Leading Effective Business Meetings: Making the Most of Your TimeDuring Meetings☺ recognize the benefits of understanding howto use time effectively during businessmeetings.☺ identify techniques for finishing a meeting ontime.☺ identify examples of what a leader shouldsay during the phases of a meeting.☺ match types of questions that encourageparticipation during a meeting to examples ofwhen they should be used.☺ ask appropriate questions to encourageparticipation during a given meeting.☺ recognize the tips for avoiding groupthink.
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford)Leading Effective Business Meetings: Tools for Effective MeetingLeaders☺ recognize the benefits of understanding howto use tools for leading a meeting.☺ identify reasons for using icebreakers duringa meeting.☺ recognize the importance of rules of order.☺ match types of audiovisual equipment to thecircumstances under which they should beused.
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford)Leading Effective Business Meetings: Leading Various Types ofMeetings☺ recognize the benefits of knowing how tolead various types of meetings.☺ identify guidelines for leading a virtualmeeting.☺ match decision-making techniques toexamples of circumstances under which theyshould be used.☺ determine the appropriate decision-makingtechnique to use in a given scenario.☺ identify the steps for guiding a groupthrough a problem-solving meeting.☺ apply the steps for guiding a group through aproblem-solving meeting, given a scenario.
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford)Participating Effectively in Business Meetings – Summary☺ A meeting is a gathering of people topresent or exchange information, plan jointactivities, make decisions, or carry outactions already agreed upon.☺ Almost every group activity or projectrequires a meeting, or meetings, of somesort.☺ Knowing how to hold efficient and effectivemeetings can help make projects successful.☺ In a good meeting, participants ideas areheard, decisions are made through groupdiscussion and with reasonable speed, andactivities are focused on desired results.☺ …
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford)Participating Effectively in Business Meetings – Summary☺ …☺ Good meetings help generate enthusiasm fora project, build skills for future projects,and provide participants with techniques thatmay benefit them in their future careers.☺ As a chairperson, a secretary, or a groupmember, it is crucial to your meetingssuccess to know what your role is during ameeting.☺ By knowing your duties, you can effectivelyassume one of these roles and help to attainsuccess during your meetings.
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford)Participating Effectively in Business Meetings: – Highlights☺ Responsibilities of the Chairperson☺ Responsibilities of the Secretary☺ Responsibilities of the Members
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford)Participating Effectively in Business Meetings: Responsibilities of theChairperson☺ recognize the importance of understandingthe role of the chair.☺ recognize the techniques for managing thediscussion of issues.☺ manage the discussion of issues, in abusiness meeting example.☺ match the strategies for managing people toexamples.☺ use the strategies to manage participants ina simulated business meeting.☺ recognize the steps for managing time.☺ effectively manage time in a simulatedbusiness meeting.
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford)Participating Effectively in Business Meetings: Responsibilities of theSecretary☺ recognize the benefits of understanding theresponsibilities of the secretary.☺ identify the activities that the secretary canperform prior to a meeting.☺ match the principles for taking minutes totheir characteristics.☺ effectively apply the principles for takingminutes for a simulated business meeting.☺ identify the elements required to effectivelyprepare the minutes of a business meetingfor distribution.
  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford)Participating Effectively in Business Meetings: Responsibilities of theMembers☺ recognize the importance of understandingthe role of the members.☺ identify strategies to fulfill the membersrole to help keep a meeting on track.☺ identify how members should prepare for abusiness meeting.☺ identify the strategies that will help groupmembers to actively participate in a businessmeeting.☺ apply effective participation guidelines duringa simulated meeting.
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  • Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.OrgCurricula - Curriculum (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford)