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Sep 29, 2021
1h 59m
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On average, we still spend about 25% of our professional lives in (virtual) meeting rooms. In this course, The Basics of Effectively Running Meetings, you will learn how to make the most effective use of meeting-time within organizations. First, you'll learn how to make the business case for meetings, to make sure time is spent as effective as possible. Second, you'll focus on properly preparing meetings. Finally, you'll focus on effectively recognizing your role and making sure you create as much value as possible. After this course, you will have the knowledge needed to make get the most value out of the meeting in your organization.

About the author
About the author

Tommy van Schaik spent most of his academic and professional career as a linking pin between business and IT. His focus areas are: project management, IT governance, business processes, IT architecture, requirement engineering, and business rules.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, and welcome to this course, The Basics of Effectively Running Meetings. Meetings bring value to an organization as they allow for maximum alignment between attendees. However, badly ran meetings can be a huge waste of time, especially for knowledge workers. In this course, we will look at the best practices in effectively running meetings. Specifically, we will focus on identifying what makes a meeting good or bad, effectively preparing a meeting, and finally, how to effectively run a meeting. After this course, you will be able to effectively prepare and run meetings so that your time at the time of your colleagues is spent as effective as possible. Now let's go ahead and get started on this course, The Basics of Effectively Running Meetings, here at Pluralsight.