The Essentials of Managing Successful Meetings

Hours: 8 / Access Length: 3 Weeks / Delivery: Monthly, Mentor Supported
Retail Price: $210.00

Course Overview:

This class will cover guidelines to plan and organize a meeting, create an agenda, keep a meeting on-track, conduct a discussion, maintain control, and close a meeting on time. You will learn how to deal with problem meeting members and review the roles and responsibilities of both meeting leaders and members. You will discover the common frustrations most people have with meetings and how to avoid them. You will also be able to improve future meetings through evaluation and feedback.

Course Outline:

  • You will be able to identify the many responsibilities of the meeting leader.
  • You will be able to identify the 3 phases of meeting planning and identify specific activities to be completed at each phase. You will also be able to create an agenda and minutes for your meeting.
  • At the end of this lesson, you will be able to list at least 3 ways to make your meeting members feel safe and willing to participate positively before, during, and after your meeting.
  • In this lesson you'll learn strategies to control problem members who disrupt your meeting and reduce its effectiveness.
  • Upon completion is this lesson the student will know how to write an objective...
  • Upon completing this lesson, students will describe three (3) benefits of running a virtual assisting business that are relevant to their personal situations.


All necessary materials are included.

System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.

** The course outlines displayed on this website are subject to change at any time without prior notice. **