This course is designed to help delegates understand how to prepare and run productive virtual meetings including the importance of effective virtual communication and listening skills. You will learn about different online meeting platforms and how to deal with and solve typical technical issues. You will discuss the role of the minute taker, how to prepare a well-defined Agenda and how to work successfully with the person chairing the meeting. You will also gain increased confidence in minute taking abilities to enable you to take concise Minutes that will be easy to read back and form an accurate document of the meeting.
This course is appropriate for anyone involved in organising virtual meetings and taking minutes.
By actively participating in this course, you will learn about the following:
Run effective virtual meetings
Use online meeting platforms
Troubleshoot technical issues
Understand the cycle of a meeting
Understand the role and responsibilities of the minute taker
Draft and write an agenda and effective minutes
There are no specific pre-requisites for this course but is it useful to have good secretarial/administration skills.
Develop the skills required to prepare and run productive virtual meetings
Effective virtual communication, body language and listening skills
Using various online meeting platforms and dealing with and solving typical technical issues
The cycle of a meeting
A well-defined Agenda
Producing effective Minutes
The responsibilities of the Chairperson and meeting attendees
The role and skills of a minute taker including note taking abilities
Dealing with the typical concerns of a minute taker
Mock meeting exercise