About This Chapter
Planning a Team Briefing - Chapter Summary
This comprehensive supervisor training chapter shows managerial employees how to plan effectively for team briefings. Using a simplified teaching style, our expert instructors explain methods and considerations for preparing, arranging, conducting and contributing to team briefings and meetings.
You can make sure your supervisors understand these concepts by assigning them the accompanying lesson quizzes. The chapter is also accessible on any computer or mobile device, which allows your supervisors to study wherever it's convenient.
How It Helps
- Builds awareness: Supervisors will become aware of the process of cascading in team briefing.
- Strengthens meeting/team briefing skills: The chapter highlights methods for team briefing and meeting preparation and management.
- Improves meeting productivity: By applying the chapter's strategies, supervisors should be able to hold more productive business meetings.
By the end of the chapter, your company's supervisors should be able to:
- Utilize the team briefing cascade process
- Recognize the components of team briefing calendars
- Arrange and prepare for team briefings
- Prepare, conduct and contribute to productive meetings
- Create practical meeting agendas
1. The Team Briefing Cascade: Definition & Process
The cascade process in team briefings delivers information throughout an organization like a waterfall. In this lesson, you'll learn more about how the team briefing cascade process works in a business.
2. Team Briefing Calendar: Components & Role
A team briefing calendar serves as the structure for communications in the workplace. In this lesson, you'll learn more about the components of a team briefing calendar and how it is used to facilitate employee briefings.
3. Arranging the Team Briefing
Arranging a team briefing requires thoughtful planning regarding timing, the venue and the group size. In this lesson, you'll learn about best practices for arranging a successful team briefing.
4. 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.
5. Creating a Practical Meeting Agenda
A meeting without an agenda can be disorganized, run long, and be very frustrating. A meeting with an agenda can be effective, resolve pressing issues, and cover all needed topics.
6. Preparing the Team Brief: Core Brief, Local Brief & 4 P's
In this lesson, we'll explore team briefing and learn the difference between the core and local brief. We'll also review the 4 P's: people, points of action, progress, and policy issues.
7. 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.
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