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Program Objectives (1 of 6)

R Develop a meeting plan.

R Define roles that contribute to
making a meeting more effective.
R Identify and practice behaviors
that help build a team.
R Learn and practice techniques to
better manage your meetings. ?  
Program Objectives (2 of 6)

R Deal constructively with

behaviors that may hinder
R Evaluate the quality of meetings.
R Identify the things that go wrong
at meetings and brainstorm ways
to overcome these problems. ?  
Program Objectives (3 of 6)

R Describe the difference between

process and content.
R Gain knowledge of four meeting
types: information sharing,
gathering, problem solving,
decision making and
planning/strategizing. ?  
Program Objectives (4 of 6)

R Discuss and practice several

meeting methods: brainstorming,
agenda, free-field analysis, group
consensus and the action
R Gain knowledge of the
importance of careful meeting
R Write meeting objectives.
R Plan a meeting agenda. ?  

Program Objectives (5 of 6)

R Write a means to inform

participants about the meeting.
R Design an opening statement of
the purpose of the meeting.
R Describe the importance of
follow-up after the meeting and
be aware of the group method.
R Identify the difference between
task functions and group
relations functions. ?  
Program Objectives (6 of 6)

R Recognize some different

personalities and learn some tips
for handling some group
interaction problems.
R Participate in a meeting with
prepared notes and agenda.
R Create an action plan for meeting
R Complete post work assignment
to participants¶ satisfaction. ?  
è Challenge

Please write a one sentence

definition of

è coming together of an assembly. ?  
Why Have
è Meeting ?  
Why Have è Meeting (1 of 2)

R To solve a problem.
R To make a decision.
R To develop a plan.
R To gather or convey information.
R To get a response to information. ?  
Meetings ère Unproductive
(1 of 2)

R Purpose of the meeting is

R There is no agenda/organization.
R The leader tries to accomplish too
R The meeting starts late.
R Too many people are at the
meeting. ?  
Creating èn ègenda
R State the purpose of the
R Organize items to be discussed in
order of their importance,
starting with top-priority topics.
R Describe each item to be
discussed, and explain why it
must be addressed.
R Set time limits prior to
discussion. ?  
Conducting a Productive
Meeting (1 of 3)
R Set up the meeting room to
encourage an open exchange.
R Post the agenda in a visible
R Start the meeting on time.
R State the meeting¶s purpose, and
briefly review agenda items and
the time allocated to each. ?  
Group Roles &
Behaviors ?  

Roles/Behaviors ?  
Failures ?  
Two Types of Meetings ?  
Problems ?  
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