BUS210: Corporate Communication
15.4: Business and Professional Meetings
Please read this section. This section's key concept is that meetings require planning, choice of appropriate technology, and understanding of organizational communication. At the end of the reading, try to answer the exercise questions. For any questions that prompt you to work or share with a classmate, try to work with a friend or family member instead.
Watch this video to obtain some guidelines on how to run a meeting effectively. Of particular usefulness in this video are the criteria which indicate that your meeting is indeed running efficiently. Since those criteria are presented in the beginning of the video, you should consider as you watch the rest of the video how each guidelines would help you meet those criteria.
In this series of videos, we will hear from communication strategist and author Dianna Booher for the final time in this course. This series of eight very short videos contains one success story and seven tips for getting your point across in a meeting. Keep in mind that Booher’s advice focuses on the meeting participant, not the individual running the meeting, which was the topic of the preceding video. Keep a running list of Booher's tips in your notes.