Learn To Manage A Meeting Like A Rock Star

No matter what the goals, a meeting needs to engage the attendees. Learn to hold meetings people want to attend.
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Instructed by Perry Wilson Business / Operations
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  • Lectures 18
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 10/2014 English

Course Description

We'll cover off 5 different kinds of meetings, as well as the basics of great meeting management.

You'll learn the importance of creating an agenda, managing the people in the room, having clear goals, and follow up.

  • Manage informational meetings - and when not to hold a meeting
  • Learn how to facilitate a brainstorming meeting and get all ideas on the table
  • Learn the secrets of analyzing issues in a group
  • Learn group problem solving and decision making

What are the requirements?

  • You don't need any materials or software to take this course.
  • Your interest in getting better at running meetings is the only thing you need to bring to the course

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of the course you will know how to organize a meeting, and know when a meeting isn’t the solution
  • You will have the tools you need to Chair and informational meeting
  • You will have the techniques needed to facilitate brainstorming, issue analysis, problem solving, and decision making sessions
  • You’ll learn the tips of managing the different behaviors of the participants

Who is the target audience?

  • anyone who needs to improve their meeting mangement skills

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Getting started

This lesson is  a quick intro to me and my background


No matter what kind of meeting you are running, there are common issues that can be resolved with the right tools and techniques.


There are 5 different kinds of meetings to manage. This lesson explains why you would gather people for each type.

Section 2: The basics & and The informational meeting

Creating a strong agenda will go a long way to making you a meeting rock star. Here's how you do it.


There are people in your meeting. That's great, but now they are behaving like people. Learn how to manage the common people issues in your meetings.


The simplest type of meeting is informational. Learn how and when to call people together for sharing information

Section 3: Brainstorming meetings

Learn the reasons to call a brainstorming meeting


How you run the brainstorming meeting will determine the quality of the ideas. Learn how to facilitate the meeting and use the tools


Being a meeting rock star doesn't end with the last item on the agenda. Learn how to keep people excited.

Section 4: Issue analysis & problem solving meetings

Analyzing issues in a meeting requires the right tools to get the ideas flowing


Finding the actual problem to solve can be difficult. Using the right processes can turn a gripe session into a productive meeting

2 pages

This document shows two examples. A simple mind map that I made on how to create a course & a fishbone diagram on problems with my golf swing.


The problem solving tools can seem complicated to your participants. Learn how to use examples as training tools without cutting into the meeting time.


Learn how to keep people engaged in solving the problems with a bit of structured follow up

Section 5: Decision making meetings

You can make decisions in a meeting - learn how to set up the meeting to get results

How to run a decision making meeting

The decision is made, but your rock star status isn't over. Learn how to keep the communication flowing

Section 6: Course closure

The end and some deals.

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Instructor Biography

Perry Wilson, Author and Project Manager

Perry Wilson lives in New Westminster, BC and writes under the pen name P.A. Wilson. She is a project management consultant and has more than 30 years of people and project management wisdom to share.

As an author, her love of fantasy and mystery led her to reactivate her lifelong drive to tell stories at the age of 50. Participating in National Novel Writing Month in 2008 woke the author in her resulted in the first Madeline Journey: Off Track.

Since then, she's advised and mentored budding authors on how to take the next step toward getting published.

As a member of both the Vancouver Writer's Social Group and The Federation of B.C. Writers, she has developed a method of uncovering the writing style of an author and helping them blossom.

As a Project Management Consultant, she has helped clients manage people through massive organizational change and delivered projects ranging from construction of new buildings to improving operational efficiency.

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