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Make Meetings Matter: Use Facilitation Skills to Get Results

January 31, 2023
08:00 AM PST | 11:00 AM EST
60 Minutes
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Most people consider meetings the bane of their existence - pulling them away from meaningful work. They make sure they have their phone to check email, texts, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, or even shipping dates on Amazon.

This webinar helps you facilitate meetings that matter. With this instruction, you will avoid meetings that can be considered a total waste of time. Your meetings will have a clear purpose not, "We're having a meeting because we always meet on Monday morning."

They will be properly planned and executed with purpose and energy while being focused on needs, objectives, and solutions.

You'll learn not only to manage the logistics of the meeting but how to facilitate opinions, surface the truth about issues, and bring opposing viewpoints together for solid decisions.

Plus, you'll get tips facilitation tips for starting the meeting, assigning roles, and handling sticky situations when personalities begin pushing personal agendas or trying to dominate the conversation.

If you are serious about getting results every time you hold a meeting, this is a "must-attend" webinar. You'll produce an effective meeting that is not one minute longer than it needs to be, releasing attendees to get back to critical task production and to the completion of assignments made in the meeting.

Why you should Attend: For organizations to grow and flourish, their teams much are productive and dependable. If managers know how to use facilitation skills to move meetings along and make critical decisions, meetings become a tool for incredible productivity.

The case could be made that facilitation skills are the most important expertise 21st-century managers can obtain. Expert facilitation skills reduce meetings that are monotonous and boring. With the expertise this webinar provides, meeting attendees will be involved and motivated to reach the common goals of the organization, thus improving the productivity of the organization.

The objectives of this webinar are to:
  • Review the requirements for a successful meeting
  • Gain a clear definition of the role of a facilitator in meetings
  • Discover how facilitation skills fosters teamwork and builds morale
  • Learn how to use core facilitation tools and techniques
  • Develop skills to handle conflict in the meeting
  • Be able to overcome resistance and build buy-in to goals and objectives
  • Learn 5 ways to build consensus

Areas Covered in the Session: Meetings present a dichotomy: they are essential for groups to advance their work, yet many attendees rate them as ineffective and a waste of time. Attend this webinar and never get low scores on your meetings again.
We will discuss how to:
  • Get all meeting attendees to participate
  • Have meeting participants prepared to present
  • Start and end on time
  • Produce meetings attendees find effective
After attending this live webinar, you will be able to:
  • Determine the What and WHY for any proposed meeting
  • Write an agenda that captures the needs of the group
  • Handle all the logistics for the meeting
  • Conduct a productive meeting
  • Improve the process of how the meeting flows
  • Ensure results at the end of the meeting
  • Make a plan for the follow up on assignments
  • Close the meeting effectively
Sign up for this webinar and change the mindset of meeting attendees. You'll produce meetings that are efficient, address the concerns of attendees, and end with decisions and meaningful assignments.

Attendees will look forward to solving nagging problems and moving projects forward. Effective meetings are a major step forward to increased productivity.

Included: Meeting planning worksheets

Who Will Benefit:
  • CEO
  • Senior Vice President
  • Vice President
  • Executive Director
  • Managing Director
  • Regional Vice President
  • Area Supervisor
  • Manager
  • Team Leads

Karla Brandau is a thought leader in management and team building techniques. She trains managers to improve their relationship with the employees to earn their gift of discretionary effort. She specializes in personalities, communication skills, leadership principles. She is the CEO of Workplace Power Institute and has educated mangers with her proven leadership principles in companies such as Motorola, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Panasonic, and BYD America.

She has a degree in education and is a Certified Speaking Professional, an earned designation given by National Speakers Association. Karla’s book, How to Earn the Gift of Discretionary Effort, teaches managers how to be the leader people CHOOSE to follow, not have to follow because of their position on the organizational chart.

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