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Meeting and conference participation

  2. 2. Meeting and Conference Participation. Meetings and conferences. Qualities of effective speaking Creating favorable impression TeleconferencingEnunciationPronunciation
  3. 3. Meetings and conference“An act or process of coming together as an assembly for a commonpurpose.”“A conference is a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange ofinformation or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)”
  4. 4. Role of the meetings Meetings play a very important role in the life of an organizationwhether its is formal or informal. A well-organized ,well-aimed and well-led meeting can be extremely effective in different contexts Brainstorming: free exchanges with a view to generating new approaches and ideas
  5. 5. The structure of the meetingsThere is a chairperson . Or at least an organizer, who guides the proceedings of the meeting and aims to maintain order.There is often a sequence of business or speeches to express point ofview .The purpose of meeting is achieved by reaching some decision or expression of opinion at the end of the discussion.
  6. 6. Qualities of effective speaking Resourceful.Keeps up with knowledge. Has a way with words Humorous. Confident. Steady rhythm and voice tone
  7. 7. Resourceful.A public speaker cannot merely rely on his or her personalknowledge or experiences. Knowing where to acquire newinformation and how to get it so that you can relay them toyour audience easily is one quality of an excellent public speaker.The preparation a good speaker makes only focus on his speech.Knowing an audience’s interests and level of knowledge is also apart of his resourcefulness.
  8. 8. Keeps up with knowledge.A very good public speaker is always thirsty for newinformation. You should be constantly reading, attending seminars or doing any other kind of activities that would enrich your knowledge.
  9. 9. Humorous.Oftentimes, it’s the sense of humor of the speaker that makes hisor her speech a easier to comprehend and remember.Incorporating a few jokes that would tickle your audience can verywell assist you in conveying the message of your speech moreeffectively. No one likes a boring speaker.
  10. 10. ConfidentWho would enjoy listening to a stutterer giving a speech? When you are in front of an audience, you need to appearconfident . NEVER admit to your audience that you are feelingnervous.Simply smile and relax and deliver your speech.Remember that the audience sees you as the expert in what you are speaking on. Knowing this can give you the confidence to speakfrom a position of authority.
  11. 11. Has a way with words.A public speaker cannot be effective if he or she has a very limitedvocabulary. But it’s not the wide array of high-sounding terms thatmakes a speech effective. You need to know how to use “moving”words. “Moving” words are those that touch a certain segment ofpeople, e.g. the term “jerks” means something negative forteenagers.
  12. 12. Creating favorable impressionDress AppropriatelyUse Proper Office Etiquette Face Up to Your MistakesKnow What Topics to Avoid DiscussingManage Your Time EffectivelyAvoid Offending Your Co-WorkersWhich companies present best to you?
  13. 13. Dress AppropriatelyMake a good impression at work by wearing the right clothes.You should dress the right way for the "role you are playing”.If you aspire to be a leader at work, dress like one.
  14. 14. Use Proper Office EtiquetteUsing good manners will help you make a good impression withyour boss and also your co-workers. Office etiquette includeseverything from the proper way to use email to knowing when,where, and how to use your cell phone while at work.
  15. 15. Face Up to Your MistakesWhen you make a mistake at work, which everyone inevitablydoes at some point, face up to it. Dont ignore your error or placethe blame on others. Take responsibility and come up with asolution to fix your mistake. Your boss may not be too happy aboutit, but she will at least be impressed with your response.
  16. 16. Know What Topics to Avoid DiscussingAvoiding inappropriate topics may not help you make a goodimpression at work but it will keep you from making a bad one.Subjects that do not make for good workplace conversationinclude politics, religion, and health problems and other personalissues.
  17. 17. Manage Your Time EffectivelyYour ability to complete projects in a timely manner will help youmake a good impression on your boss. You should demonstratethat you know how to manage your time effectively by handing inprojects when, or even before, your deadline.
  18. 18. Avoid Offending Your Co-WorkersMake a good impression or avoid making a bad one by not doingthings that offend your co-workers. Always show respect towardsyour co-workers. The last thing a boss wants brought to his attention are the uncivil actions of one of his employees.
  19. 19. Which companies present best to you?Observe the companies and individuals who impress you on firstmeeting. If it is an email or letter, what captures your attention?If it works for you, it will probably work for others. It is usuallynot fancy stationery but the manner in which you present yourselfand your message.
  20. 20. TeleconferencingBecause of the ever-increasing costs of travel, meals, and lodging,increasing numbers of business people are electing to attendmeetings and conferences through the electronic medium ofteleconferencing.
  21. 21. Enunciation“Enunciation is the act of speaking”.Good enunciation is the act of speaking clearly and concisely. Theopposite of good enunciation is mumbling or slurring. And thepronunciation is a component of enunciation.
  22. 22. PronunciationPronunciation refers to the ability to use the correct stress, rhythmand intonation of a word in a spoken language. A word can bespoken in different ways by various individuals or groups, depending on many factors, such as: the area in which they grew up.