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The Basics of Effectively Running Meetings

by Tommy van Schaik

On average, you’ll spend about 25% of your professional time in meetings. This course will teach you to make the most valuable use of that time by making your approach to meetings as effective as possible.

What you'll learn

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

Born and raised in the Netherlands, Tommy van Schaik found out early that his natural habitat was between business and IT. After getting his bachelor's and master's in Business & IT, he decided to join the Dutch Air Force as a Communications Systems Officer. During his last tour in the United States, he found his love for agile transitions and dealing with development teams. He quickly transitioned to the Civilian world to do what he loves best: helping organizations transition to future-proof s... more

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