5. Activity Wrap-Up: Making Meetings More Efficient
In this activity you: Created a meeting agendain Google Docs and shared it with attendees. Scheduled a virtual meeting using Google Calendar,Joined a virtual meeting using Google Meet,And added meeting notes to share with attendees as you presented your screen.
Planning, facilitating, and participating in meetings isa crucial part of workplace communications.
The most effective meetings are ones where Attendees know what to expect,Information is shared clearly, Decisions are made, andAttendees walk away with a list of action items with concrete time frames and responsibilities.
Digital applications like the ones you used in this activity can help you achieve those goals,and the communication skills you used are valuable in any job or personal pursuit.
You might: Gather a groupof employees to brainstorm ways to solve a problemMeet with new hires to go over policies and proceduresMeet with coaches, board members, and parents about a fundraiser for a team or clubCreating materials and facilitating using digital tools makes meetings more accessibleand collaborative. Questions can be answered, decisions made, and action items assignedusing free tools that meeting attendees can access and use from any computer or device.
Digital communications help information flow more smoothly at any job.
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