How to Run an Effective Meeting

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Taught by Jen Bokoff

Jen is a connector, blogger, storyteller, and people-watcher. She is the Director of GrantCraft at the Foundation Center, and has previously done work ranging from developing tax court cases for the IRS to serving as a program officer for a private foundation to creating an emergency preparedness plan for a city. She also laughs a lot.
Jen's a Brainery groupie and wrote about it for the Huffington Post, which you should probably read and share. You can find her otherwise on twitter and tumblr and right behind you.

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Tired of ineffective, pointless meetings? Are you frustrated when nothing gets accomplished? Do you feel overwhelmed by meeting facilitation? Is time limited but there's much to be done?

Learn how to run an effective meeting with less stress! In this meta-meeting of the imaginary Citizens’ Corps for Effective Learning and Leadership, we'll talk about key tasks before, during, and after the meeting, visual aids and materials, and top soft skills to pay attention to. You'll even employ some of your new skills before the class is over.

Even though the size, purpose, and setting of meetings vary greatly, the toolkit remains the same. Come arm yourself for meeting action!

Note: Agenda will be circulated in advance of the class


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