Better virtual meetings
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Better virtual meetings

Learn how to organize and run productive and engaging virtual meetings.
3.5 (72 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
7,339 students enrolled
Last updated 11/2015
English [Auto-generated]
Price: Free
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Identify major obstacles to productive virtual meetings
  • Organize engaging and productive virtual meetings
  • Know how to deal with problems before, during and after a virtual meeting
  • Know how to give engaging virtual presentations
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  • Suitable for beginners to advanced users. Ideal for users who learn faster when shown.
  • Some experience with virtual meetings, including phone conferences
  • Visual training method, offering users increased retention and accelerated learning.
  • You get best results if you apply all the learnings directly to a case.

One of the most common situations you are facing when working with a remote team are virtual meetings. This course will help you improve your virtual meetings to be more engaging and more productive.

What will we cover in this course?

  1. We will walk you through the most common challenges and mistakes you will have to deal with when organizing and running virtual meetings. We will give you specific tips how you can improve.
  2. Then we will take a closer look at virtual presentations. Our virtual cartoon team with Jeff and Sarah will give you a number of tips to improve engagement and interaction when you have to give presentations during a meeting.
  3. Finally, we will look at some of the larger issues that relate to preparation and follow-up of meetings. Here, we will also talk more about the difference between virtual and in-person meetings.
Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who is part of a remote (or distributed) team
  • Anyone who participates in or organizes virtual meetings
  • Personnel development professionals
  • Facilitators
  • IT support staff
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Curriculum For This Course
2 Lectures 08:42

How are your virtual meetings? This video introduces the online course Better Virtual Meetings. There is a lot you can do do improve your meetings... Take the course and find out more.

Better virtual meetings

This video sets the scene by explaining how working remotely with others is fundamentally different than face-to-face work.

Virtual is different
Challenges in virtual meetings
3 Lectures 15:45

This lecture outlines the most common technical problems people face in virtual meetings: Software problems, issues with the technical infrastructure and problems setting up their audio connection.

Dealing with technical issues

4 questions

Dealing with technical issues
4 questions

Find out when and how you can influence the success of your meeting with these facilitation tips and tricks.

Virtual facilitation tips

Team and motivation

Dealing with challenges to productive virtual meetings
6 questions
Virtual Presentations
1 Lecture 04:04

This video presents tips to giving engaging and memorable virtual presentations.

Tips for engaging virtual presentations

Virtual Presentations
3 questions
Preparation and follow-up of virtual meetings
1 Lecture 10:07
Preparation and follow-up of virtual meetings
Learn about our other courses
2 Lectures 06:13
Become a virtual project manager

We are offering a set of 3 webinars on Cross-cultural Communication for remote teams. These webinars are designed to improve your intercultural competence especially if you have to work remotely with your colleagues.

Here are the topics and dates for the 3 webinars:

Webinar 1: Communicating effectively across cultures (Nov 19, 2015)

Webinar 2: Communicating across company boundaries (Dec 3, 2015)

Webinar 3: Critical feedback in remote teams (Dec 15, 2015)

For you, our Udemy course participants, we are offering a 50% discount. Just use the code UdemyMeetings. And if you hurry, you might still get one of the free tickets that we are offering as well.

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About the Instructor
Hans Gaertner
3.5 Average rating
72 Reviews
7,339 Students
1 Course

Hans’ professional career is divided equally into experiences as a management consultant and a line manager. The combination of practical experience and the freedom to focus on innovative conceptual ideas has helped Hans to keep a balance between the restrictions of everyday management and the vision of future organization.

Stephan Dohrn
3.5 Average rating
72 Reviews
7,339 Students
1 Course
What if we worked differently?

Managing Partner and Collaboration Architect at Radical Inclusion.

Stephan combines expertise and extensive experience in facilitation, social technology, knowledge and information management, and network strategy and governance to help remote teams work better together across distance.

#consulting #facilitation (on- and offline) #coaching #new ways of working #collaboration #social technology #remote teams

Juliane Neumann
3.5 Average rating
72 Reviews
7,339 Students
1 Course
Virtual facilitator, trainer

Juliane’s background is in facilitation and training. Her career has concentrated on helping large and small international organizations to work more effectively and to achieve synergies. As an avid digital native she creates concepts and designs for workshops, training courses and development programs for both virtual and blended environments. The possibilities of virtual settings inspire her to find new ways of employing the wealth of available media (photos, drawings and videos) to create a rich and memorable experience for participants.