About This Chapter
Communication in Meetings & Presentations - Chapter Summary
Have your managerial employees complete this chapter to learn more about setting up meetings and preparing presentations. With these lessons they will study topics like:
- Things to keep in mind when planning meetings
- Effective listening skills and optimal group sizes for effective communication
- Using the 'A.C.E.' acronym to set up presentations
- Uses of visual aids in presentations
The quizzes that come with these lessons will help managerial employees find topics they don't understand. They may then return to the lessons to review those topics, or ask our instructors for assistance. At the end of the chapter, they may take the practice chapter exam as a final assessment of what they learned.
How It Helps
- Improves effectiveness of meetings: With these lessons, managerial employees will be able to plan more effective meetings.
- Enhance communication skills: Some of the topics covered in this chapter will help managerial employees improve their communication during meetings.
- Assemble more effective presentations: From this chapter managerial employees will learn how to create effective presentations with helpful visual aids.
By the end of this chapter, managerial employees will be able to:
- Plan and conduct productive meetings
- Consider effective listening while forming groups
- Organize and develop effective presentations
1. Preparing, Conducting, and Contributing to Productive Meetings
There are a few key elements that should be considered when planning for a productive meeting. Organizing an effective meeting is a monumental task that involves preparing, conducting and contributing valuable ideas, resources and information in order to be successful.
2. Practical Application: Conducting Productive Meetings at Work
This scenario will describe a situation in which a productive meeting needs to be designed. We'll watch as a supervisor tackles the challenge of determining a meeting agenda, deciding who to invite and other important tasks and evaluate their decisions.
3. Listening Effectively in Groups: Critical, Selective, Active & Empathetic Listening
Being an effective listener allows relationship building and leads to increased productivity in the workplace. To form an environment for effective listening, you need to know the best group sizes and the four types of effective listening.
4. Organizing & Developing an Effective Presentation
Preparing a presentation can seem difficult and overwhelming, but it doesn't need to be. In this lesson, we'll introduce the 'A.C.E.' acronym and explain how using it can set you up for a successful experience.
5. Types of Visual Aids for Business Presentations
Visuals aids in business help create memorable key points, evaluate data, and understand complex relationships. There are many different types of visual aids that can be used in business presentations.
6. Presentation Software & Graphic Suites: Purpose & Examples
To make an impact on your audience, you not only need a strong message, you also need strong visuals. Learn how presentation and illustration software helps you make an impact when showing your work.
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