Running Great Workshops & Meetings For Dummies delivers the tools managers need to facilitate engaging and rewarding group sessions. Written by two highly experienced leadership and coaching consultants, this book provides practical, hands-on instruction that can help you turn your meetings and training sessions around. Boost productivity by engaging attendees from the start, scheduling with time and energy levels in mind and keeping to a clear agenda. You'll learn the skills that will help you get the most out of every group session and discover which seemingly small details can have a huge impact on outcomes.
The current global recession has increased the emphasis organisations place on skills development and training throughout the world. While specialised service organisations exist, many companies lack the means to outsource their training needs or invest in specially trained staff to get the job done. Running Great Workshops & Meetings For Dummies presents a solution by providing clear group leadership instruction with immediate applications to employees in any department. Regardless of the type of meeting, training session or workshop you're running, this book provides the information you need.Learn to align outcomes and objectives, establish an agenda and schedule and manage pre-work for attendeesDiscover how to connect with the group, establish expectations and set ground rulesFind out how to set the pace, manage challenges and objections and troubleshoot issuesEffectively evaluate the session, ensure accountability and maintain momentum
Running Great Workshops & Meetings For Dummies provides practical advice you can put to work today.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Number of pages: 346
Weight: 446 g
Dimensions: 215 x 140 x 20 mm
"All in all, this book is a great toolkit packed full of useful tips and creative ideas for facilitating efficient and effective meetings. Read it, re-read it and recommend it" (B2B Marketing, October 2014)
"It is worth a read and it could help provide the tools you need" (First Voice of Business, December 2014)
"Take heed of its contents and your meetings and workshops will be rewarded with enthusiastic and attentive participants" (CILIP Update, May 2015)