Running Great Meetings & Workshops For Dummies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118770439
  • ISBN-13: 9781118770436
  • DDC: 658.456
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 50 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Running Great Workshops t walked away from a training session (or meeting) feeling as if the entire session could have been summarized in 10 minutes? We can help you avoid being the source of such frustration. Regardless of the type of workshop, meeting, or group session youre running, this title provides you with the information you need.   Topics include:   Planning: Aligning outcomes and objectives, establishing and agenda and schedule with time and energy levels in mind, managing pre-work for attendees. Getting off to a great start: Connecting with the group, establishing expectations, setting the ground rules, using energizers Facilitating: Setting the pace, managing challenges and objections, troubleshooting (group dynamics, lack of focus, difficult behavior and topics), employing approaches and techniques that suite your situation Following up: Establishing future actions, evaluating the session, ensuring accountability and responsibility, maintaining momentum and building engagement.   Whether you need to train a group to use Excel, hold a learning-and-development session on persuasion and influence, or chair a weekly team meeting, Running Great Workshops & Meetings For Dummies provides hands-on instruction that you can put to work to achieve results.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Getting Started with Meetings and Workshops.
2: The Business Case for Better Meetings and Workshops.
3: Planning Your Meeting.
4: Planning Your Workshop.
5: Getting Ready for the Big Day.
6: Running Great Group Sessions.
7: Handling the Start of Your Session.
8: Continuing Your Meeting or Workshop.
9: Dealing with the Tough Stuff: Troubleshooting.
10: Handling What Happens Next.
11: Building Your Skills.
12: Building Participants' Knowledge and Practise.
13: Running Focus Groups.
14: Taking It to the Next Level.
15: Running Remote or Virtual Meetings and Workshops.
16: The Part of Tens.
17: Ten Common Mistakes on the Day.
18: Ten Things You Have to Do When the Pressure Is On.
About the Authors.
Authors' Acknowledgements.
Publisher's Acknowledgements.