Learn To Manage A Meeting Like A Rock Star
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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.
2.8 (3 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.
1,535 students enrolled
Created by Perry Wilson
Last updated 8/2016
Current price: $25 Original price: $100 Discount: 75% off
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  • 2 Supplemental Resources
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What Will I Learn?
  • 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
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  • 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

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
Who is the target audience?
  • anyone who needs to improve their meeting mangement skills
Curriculum For This Course
18 Lectures
Getting started
3 Lectures 08:19

This lesson is  a quick intro to me and my background

Preview 01:14

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

Preview 03:15

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

Preview 03:50
The basics & and The informational meeting
3 Lectures 17:06

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

Every successful meeting has these things in common

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.

Who is in the room can make the difference

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

Informational meetings
Brainstorming meetings
3 Lectures 14:21

Learn the reasons to call a brainstorming meeting

Preview 03:56

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

During the Brainstorming meeting

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

Closing a Brainstorming meeting
Issue analysis & problem solving meetings
5 Lectures 19:20

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

Issue analysis meetings

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

How to set up a problem solving meeting

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.

MInd mapping & fishbone diagram examples
2 pages

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

What to do during the problem solving meeting

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

When the problem solving meeting is over
Decision making meetings
3 Lectures 10:21

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

How to set up a decision making meeting

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

What to do to close the decision making meeting
Course closure
1 Lecture 00:58
About the Instructor
Perry Wilson
4.0 Average rating
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9,212 Students
7 Courses
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.