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The People Skills Series
Managing Meetings - People Skills
There's an old adage 'if a meeting takes more than 30 minutes, it's time wasted.' It's also
money wasted. A typical staff meeting can cost 6,OOO french francs an hour. This video
programme, appropriate for all staff levels, teaches a powerfull formula: the control technique.
Whether the meetings take place formally in the boardroom or on the run in the canteen,
mmetings can be more productive, satisfying and cost effective.
The amount of time that people spend in meetings is phenomenal ! And it gets higher the higher
you go in your organisation. Many people find meetings frustrating and unproductive, but feel they
have no option other than to put up with them.
This videofilm provides an opportunity to really alter the way you manage your meetings. It
acknowledges that the fundamental issue in managing meetings is how to control them. 'Control'
is not a popular word. It smacks of being authoritarian and of stifling human rights. But the reality
is that if a meeting is going to be a cost-effective way of attaining certain outcomes, control is
About The Video
This video introduces the idea of CONTROL : that meetings need to be controlled if they are to be
Using a range of 'real life' meeting examples the video describes the seven elements of control.
What are the main elements of CONTROL ?
After watching the film and taking part in the training designs, participants will :
• Be able to list and describe the seven part formula for managing meetings.
• Evaluate how well they manage their own meetings.
• Have planned and implemented at least five specific ideas for improving the effectiveness of their
Film title : MANAGING MEETINGS
• Comes with a Leader's Guide
Available in French
7 Dimensions / Formavision
Support Materials available: Training leaderís guide.
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