Competency: Organizational Development - Fundamental
Type: Single-Session Workshop
Total Workshop Time: 2 Hours
Make-Ups: No make-ups are scheduled for this workshop.
Workshop Description: "I've got to go to a meeting" is a phrase that makes most people's hearts sink. It echoes with boredom, frustration and a general waste of time. And yet we all know we need meetings to discuss problems, share ideas and make decisions. Good meetings send everyone off with a sense of purpose and a feeling of accomplishment. Bad meetings leave attendees de-motivated, irritated and alienated.
Now for the really depressing part; people who run meetings badly don't improve with experience. Even worse, people who attend poorly run meetings pick up bad meeting habits. Many people genuinely don't realize they are making a mess of meetings. They aren't even aware that running meetings is a teachable, learnable skill.
In this workshop participants will:
Presented by: David Vess, Assistant Professor, Digital User Experience Librarian, Libraries and Educational Technology
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM