This talk is about how to successfully chair meetings with a particular focus on virtual meetings. Chairing meetings well is often a challenge, however, chairing virtual meetings can be a bigger challenge. It covers what you need to consider when organising a meeting, in particular a virtual meeting, which needs more preparation than face-to-face meetings, including the preparation of detailed agendas and reports. It also explains the useful behaviors you need to develop and use to be a successful chairperson including summarising, testing understanding, asking questions, bringing in and shutting out. In addition, it explains the two extra things you can do to make a virtual meeting more successful.
About the author
Sandy Leong is Director and Head of Training at MyTrainingResources, delivering training on personal development, management development, public speaking and training other trainers, across the UK and abroad. She initially trained as a teacher but left teaching to work in a variety of Training and Development roles, before setting up her own training company over 25 years ago. Sandy is a published author, writing both books and training materials; and a professional speaker lecturing on many of the large cruise lines and also on land. She is Chair of the Board of Trustees for a large Charity in the town in which she lives.