Types of Business Meetings: Formal & Informal


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Pippy Cola Company is having a brainstorming session to generate ideas for new cola flavors. What type of meeting is this called?

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1. Which of the following people would be unlikely to attend a formal meeting?

2. Which of the following is an example of a formal meeting?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The purpose of meeting is communication. This quiz/worksheet combo addresses types of meetings, attendees and meeting content.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be quizzed on your familiarity with the following:

  • Two legitimate types of meetings
  • Informal meeting examples
  • Formal meeting attendees
  • An example of a formal meeting

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet give you a chance to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - make certain that you understand the main points from the related lesson on meetings
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the terms from the lesson, such as informal and formal meetings
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the nature of meetings, indispensable part of effective meetings and potential attendees

Additional Learning

To solidify your understanding of efficient meetings, read through the accompanying lesson entitled Types of Business Meetings: formal & Informal. The lesson addresses objectives such as the following:

  • Comment on how your position in a company may affect the frequency of your meetings
  • Explain the potential advantages and disadvantages of meetings
  • Discuss two purposes of formal meetings
  • Talk about when the Securities and Exchange Commission must be involved
  • Examine minutes of a meeting and when they come into play