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  • Course Start Date: 2019-10-11
  • Time: 09:00:00 - 16:00:00
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Location: Ottawa
  • Delivery Methods(s): Instructor Led
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Course Outline

Lessons

Course Length: 6hrs (1 day)

Meetings come in all shapes and sizes, from the convention to a quick huddle in an office hallway. This one-day workshop will be concerned with small working meetings; with groups that have a job to do requiring the energy, commitment, and talents of those who participate.

Members of such a group want to get some kind of result out of their time together: solving problems, brainstorming, or simply sharing information. At its best, such a group knows what it is about, and knows and utilizes the strengths of individual members.

Learning Objectives
This workshop will teach participants how to:
- Understand the value of meetings as a management tool.
- Recognize the critical planning step that makes meeting time more effective.
- Identify process tools that can help create an open and safe forum for discussion.
- Develop and practice techniques for handling counterproductive behaviors.

Target Student
This class is for everybody in a supervisory position who is concerned with arranging meetings of various kinds. If you want to get improved, meaningful results out of the meetings you organize, then this course is for you. It will help you make your meeting time more effective, create an open and safe forum for discussion, and enable you to prove yourself capable of further leadership advancement.

Course Outline

You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.

The Basics for Effective Meetings

Participants will explore the key characteristics of successful meetings. Participants will also discuss types of meetings and alternatives to holding a meeting.

The Best and Worst of Meetings
Participants will work in small groups to identify the characteristics of effective meetings and ineffective meetings.

Holding Productive Meetings
During this session, participants will explore the keys to productive meetings through large group discussion and a case study.

Preparing for Meetings
Participants will be given planning guidelines, including tips on determining the time and attendees.

Agendas
This session will educate participants about the importance of agendas. Participants will also take part in a small group activity to reinforce the concepts.

Setting the Place

During this session, participants will look at some things to consider when choosing the location and physical setup for the meeting.

Leading a Meeting

Next, participants will learn skills for leading a successful meeting.

Process and Content
This session will explore the differences between process and content. Participants will also learn about ground rules, different techniques for engaging meetings, and facilitation skills.

How to Control a Meeting

Participants will explore types of difficult dynamics and solutions in a group exercise.

A Plan for Success
To wrap up the day, participants will work in small groups to create an action plan for areas of weakness identified in their pre-assignment.

Workshop Wrap-Up
At the end of the course, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.

Cancellation Policy

Compuease Cancellation Policy
We at Compuease work hard to arrange our schedules around your needs. Last minute cancellations put additional strain on our schedules and therefore we have the following Cancellation Policy for our Public Classes. You may cancel or reschedule a registration at any time up to 10 business days before the class without penalty. Canceling or rescheduling a registration within 10 business days requires full payment of the course fee. You are welcome to transfer your seat in a class to another individual at any time before the class.

Training Location

CompuEase Training Classroom
130 Albert Street Suite 801

Ottawa, ON
Canada   

About CompuEase

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CompuEase, a family owned and operated computer training school was founded in 1988 and has ever since grown to become one of the most recognized and esteemed schools of its kind in the Ottawa-Gatineau region. It has been a leader in the IT training and consulting market since 1988. It is also one of the rare schools that offer courses in both official languages. CompuEase offers an array of courses from basic to expert level. It is proud to have among its clients many of the private firms as well as most of government departments and organizations including the Senate, the House of Commons and the Bank of Canada. Here are some of the reasons why you should get your training done with us: - 30-day "Learn or Come Back Free" guarantee - Unlimited phone and e-mail support - Supporting training manuals in either English or French - CompuEase Certificate of Achievement - Small Classes to ensure maximum participation Our very high rate of returnees speaks for itself.

Training Provider Rating

This vendor has an overall average rating of 4.32 out of 5 based on 231 reviews.

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Geoff was a great instructor and very knowledgeable. Loved the 1 on 1 option which allowed me to complete 2 courses in 1 day.
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Lori was excellent!
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I think I underestimated my own knowledge of the program. This is not necessarily at the fault of the course or training provider.
I found the instructor very informative and she addressed all of my questions and concerns.
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Instructor and venue were excellent. Made a full day training course enjoyable.
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The building itself is pretty dingy, but the instructor made up for it!!
Too much information in one day - instructor had to race through material, skipping some of it entirely. Start delayed by 20 minu ... Read more
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Too much information in one day - instructor had to race through material, skipping some of it entirely. Start delayed by 20 minutes due to course material not having been properly loaded on computers. These issues continued throughout class, ie some of my important menu tabs were in french, others in english. I had requested an English class. Another student had Excel 2007 instead of Excel 2010, when the rest of us and the instructor were working with 2010. I would have liked to continue to 4:00, but the instructor made it clear that her preference was to leave at 3:30, so no one said anything. The windows had to be opened because the room was too warm, but the people next to the windows were wearing their coats because they were too cold.

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