WHAT IS MEETING MANAGEMENT?
Meeting management is the process of (1) Planning and booking the meeting and (2) The ability to manage meetings effectively and get results.
According to studies conducted, about 30% of the work time of an average employee is spent in meetings. In order for meetings to be successful, careful attention must be paid to a myriad of details. Two kinds of details are the most important: (1) thorough planning of pre-meeting activities and booking of the actual meeting and (2) skillful leadership during the meeting itself.
Skillful meeting management and leadership lead to effective and productive meetings. Three areas are of special importance when you want to increase meeting productivity
- Communicate the purpose of the meeting
- Encourage participation by all
- Press for closure