Mastering Hybrid Meetings
Blending Remote and Onsite Teams
How do you make sure that both in-person and remote participants stay engaged and feel like they are all in the same meeting? This course examines the typical pitfalls that occur in hybrid meetings and explores four variations on the hybrid meeting.
Who will benefit from this course?
- Client Relationship Managers
- Sales Professionals
- Project Managers
- Lead meetings that include remote and onsite participants.
- Achieve the same, or nearly the same, level of interaction and connectivity as they would if everyone were in the same room.
What you will learn
Now that employers and organizations have discovered the convenience and low-costs associated with virtual attendance in the workplace, we’ll continue to have at least some participants joining sessions and meetings remotely. Throughout this course, you will discover practical and imaginative tools including specific ground rules, engagement activities, and participation tracking to keep everyone actively involved.
Learn How To:
- Create ground rules that will help your hybrid meetings run smoothly
- Prepare for each of the two types of meetings in the hybrid environment
- Utilize the tools in your virtual platform to work in the hybrid environment
- Best utilize a moderator and/or producer to ensure your meeting runs smoothly
- Apply best practices for hybrid engagement
- Address the major pitfalls that generally derail hybrid meetings
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*Prerequisite: Completion of The Effective Facilitator
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