Meeting Management: How to Lead & Master Productive Meetings

How to Lead and facilitate meeting, manage participants, handle disruptions and ensure outcomes. Crucial Business skills
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  • Lectures 35
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 3/2015 English

Course Description

Learn from a 'Meeting Expert'

Not only you get to learn from this course, you will also recruit an expert as your personal consultant to get all your questions answered and to propel you in becoming highly productive in planning and leading meetings in any context.

DID YOU KNOW: People who master running efficient and productive meeting have a 33% more chance to get higher promotions and faster.

DID YOU KNOW: if you can lead highly productive meeting with your peer team, you will eventually become their boss (even if you don't know the subject matter)

Your future in business Depends on your skills to run effective meetings. It just make sense to conquer this skill and become a meeting expert.

In employment, business and life in general, meetings are essential to create understanding, formulate solutions and sometimes get things going. You cannot escape meetings. From the short meetings in the office, to a large boardroom and shareholders meetings, the basics are always the same.

Your career actually depends on successful meetings. If you are managing work with your team, setting the path for new projects, collecting and reviewing results, creating a mind shift in your company, it is always in a meeting.

YET I have witnessed high level CEOs failing to deliver an effective meeting. New managers struggling to work out an agenda or open a meeting.

I spend my days either in meetings or in trainings. Sometimes I have meetings from dawn to dusk. Non stop! I can assure you I have been in meetings where I just wanted out.

Actually as a management consultants my fees are $x,000 per one day training on: 'How to run effective meetings' for organizations. Why so much? Because effective and productive meetings transform the way organization and people do business. The organization become more productive!

  • Do you want to become a better manager?
  • Do you want to become a better business person?
  • Do you want to learn how to manage results oriented meeting?
  • Do you need to stop wasting time with inefficient meeting?
  • Do have you have any problems dealing with counterproductive people?
  • Do you want to learn how to initiate, setup and lead productive meetings?

If any of the above answers is Yes then this course is for you.

If you work on your skills you will have a tremendous advantage on the people who work only on their job. You will move forward faster and better.

Not only you will benefit from the course content, you will also have the chance to ask your questions and draw from my vast experience. It is like you have your own meeting management expert.

You know this course is guaranteed and if you don't like my services (I don't see how) you can always cancel and get your refund, no question asked!

What are the requirements?

  • Be ready to adopt new strategies for effective meetings

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Transform your meetings into highly productive ones.
  • Apply the Key elements of successful meetings
  • How to Identify and work with meeting’s objectives
  • Understand the value of meetings as a management tool
  • Recognize the critical planning step that makes meeting time more effective
  • Identify and use the different types of meetings
  • Identify process tools that can help create an open and safe forum for discussion
  • Develop and practice techniques for handling counterproductive behaviors
  • Differentiate between a lousy and a successful meetings
  • Productive meetings characteristics and how to use them
  • The most crucial element of a meeting – How to set and achieve the Agenda.
  • How to choose the time, place and even the people who should attend your meetings
  • How to lead a meeting and your role as a meeting leader.
  • The difference between content and process in a meeting
  • How to set and use the rules of work during a meeting
  • Master the different meeting styles, their usage and results
  • Learn some facilitation skills
  • Strategies for balancing discussion, staying on track, and managing participants.
  • How to chair meetings effectively by dealing with disruptions, and applying professional techniques for handling counterproductive behavior.

Who is the target audience?

  • We all need to have excellent and effective skills to manage and deliver meetings and learn how to draw the best of the time, energy and resources spent in meetings. If you plan and deliver meetings at any level, from formal board meetings to informal discussions or you just want to up your management skills, this course is for you whatever business you are in.

What you get with this course?

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

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Start here!
Your Secret for Taking this course
16 Elements You Will Learn in this Course
Section 2: What Everybody Ought to Know About Meeting Management
14 Key Characteristics of Successful Meetings
The 3 Types of Meetings
What are the Objectives for Each Type of Meeting?
Little Known Facts about The Best and Worst Meetings
1 page
Section 3: How to Hold Productive Meetings
What Makes or Breaks Productive Meetings
Case Study
Would you agree with these Suggestions?
Section 4: How to Prepare for Meetings and Get Better Result
Checklist for Success
16 Questions on this Checklist - Preview and Download
1 page
Is Timing Your Meetings Really Necessary?
Do you Know Who Should Attend Your Meetings?
Section 5: How to Set Your Meetings Agendas - Simple and Effective Ways
Setting An Agenda - A crucial element of a meeting
Section 6: Set The Place of Your Meeting
The Essential 7 Factors to Consider to Support the Objectives of Your Meeting
Most Neglected Physical Setup Details
Is an Advance Notice really Necessary?
Section 7: How to Lead Meetings to Get Effective Results
The Leader and the Organization
The 2 Most Important Functions of a Meeting Leader
Your Role as a Meeting Leader
Section 8: Process and Content
Do You also Confuse Process and Content?
4 questions

Are these issues of content or process?

Why "Rules of Work" - Work?
When and How to Use the Different Meeting Styles?
The 10 Facilitation Skills You should Acquire to Become a better Facilitator
Facilitation Skills - Summary
1 page
Section 9: How to Control a Meeting and Deal with Difficult People
Dealing with Difficult People
How to Silence The Big Talkers
How to Get The Kidder on Your Side
Awakening The Exhausted and Droopy Made Easy
Not Into It!
How to Deal with Poor Follow-Through
What to Do When They Fail to Arrive/Return from Breaks on Time
Never Shush The Whisperers - Discover a Better Way
Section 10: And Finally
8 questions

Try out how much you have learned. Or Not?

Section 11: Are these Quick Reference Guides Useful?
Quick Reference Guide - Meeting Management (Added April 13 - 2105)
1 page
Quick Reference Guide - Dealing with Difficult People (Added April 13 - 2105)
2 pages

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Instructor Biography

Ultimate Results, Entrepreneurship Specialist, Management Consultant, Coach

Ultimate Results Group is the Creation of Louay Zambarakji. An Avid Entrepreneur with diverse skills and passionate coach and mentor.

From 30 years plus of business experience, more than 15 years experience in training people to succeed in their personal life, career and entrepreneurial undertakings and as an avid entrepreneur, Louay believes that the right personal development is fundamental to accomplishing the very best in anything that one is committed to, passionate about and driven to achieve.

The personal development concept comprises; managing one's emotions, always being in an up state, creating empowering beliefs, increasing one's mental energy, surmounting internal and external challenge and so much more.

Mastering, training and practicing this concept and NLP immensely augmented his personal success and wealth while studying, understanding and modelling successful people gave him deeper and invaluable insight into diverse personal and professional realities.

Passionate about helping others find and claim their most fulfilling lives, Louay trained a large number of staff - who became a workforce of massive output and consequently grew business bigger and better. This outcome fuelled his desire to help more people live life without restriction, without limitation, exceeding all expectations negative or otherwise, by inspiring them to personal success.

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