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Leading Planning and Review Meetings

Poorly executed meetings can introduce waste into your organization and can even lower moral. This course will teach you how to manage planning and review meetings in engaging and useful ways that provide value to your organization.
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Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jul 7, 2021
Duration
1h 37m
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jul 7, 2021
Duration
1h 37m
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Description

There are many reasons attendees dislike some meetings, especially planning and review meetings. In this course, Leading Planning and Review Meetings, you’ll learn to manage and facilitate these meetings in engaging and valuable ways. First, you’ll explore why these specific meetings are often necessary. Next, you’ll discover how to establish a rhythm that makes these collaborative sessions part of your organization’s culture. Finally, you’ll learn how to effectively facilitate these meetings to get meaningful outputs. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of meeting management needed to get valuable results from the conversations in these now-valuable planning and review meetings.

About the author
About the author

David Starr is a Principal Azure Solutions Architect for Microsoft and has worked in technology leadership positions for over 20 years. He specializes in agile software development practices, patterns and practices, and judicious application of various technologies within development teams. He is a 5 time Microsoft MVP in Visual Studio and a technical instructor with Pluralsight where he focuses on the software development practices and developer tooling curricula. David blogs at ElegantCode.com, is a frequent contributor at conferences and a frequent writer. He has successfully led many product development teams and is a technical learning professional.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi, everyone. My name is David Starr, and welcome to my course, Leading Planning and Review Meetings. There are many reasons attendees dislike some meetings, especially those focused on planning or review. In this course, you'll learn to manage and facilitate these meetings in engaging and valuable ways. This course is a must for those seeking to get more value out of those meetings, and it will help you and your team get more value from your time together. Some of the major topics that we'll cover include what types of meetings really are necessary, establishing a rhythm of planning in your organization, some effective facilitation skills desperately needed for leading problem‑solving sessions, and finally, some recipes for successful meetings. By the end of this course, you'll know why and how to lead and execute great meetings that result in effective collaborations. Now I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn how to get the most from your time with your teams with the Leading Planning and Review Meetings course, at Pluralsight.