Training Services

Work the Virtual Room™

Managing Virtual Meetings in a Multitasking World


About This Program

The workshop teaches new skills for successfully leading virtual meetings based on the realities of v-meeting environments and human nature. You'll discover how to:

  • Support desired meeting outcomes by connecting with participants' needs and expectations
  • Maintain the higher energy level and pace needed to keep v-participants engaged
  • Keep track of and engage with what participants are thinking and feeling




Format
Virtual
Duration
2.5 Hours



Why This Program

While virtual meetings have the potential to reduce costs and encourage faster decision-making, they can also present a new set of problems:

  • How do you get participants to pay attention and stop multi-tasking?
  • How can you tell what they're really thinking and feeling?
  • How can you motivate participants to get involved and contribute their best ideas?
  • How can you get the best return on your investment in virtual meeting and collaboration software?  


Learn To
  • Plan a clear and effective v-meeting strategy
  • Set everyone up for involvement and success
  • Make the most of your first two minutes
  • Keep your cool, be authentic, and amplify your energy
  • Use skillful questions to enhance participant interaction and engagement
  • Use the functionality of your meeting platform to boost collaboration
  • Recognize and leverage participants’ ideas and interests
Benefits
  • More thoroughly engaged participants
  • Increased productivity
  • Faster decisions
  • More desirable business outcomes
  • Higher ROI for meeting software



Mandel Tools
  • V-Meeting Participant Log: A tool to help you organize information about participants and track and promote their participation during the meeting
  • Mandel BLUEPRINT®: A framework for structuring your opening, main points, and closing
Instructional Approach
  • Based on learn-by-doing activities that produce skills that stick
  • Designed to bridge the gap between knowing what to do and how to do it
  • Linked to your organization’s current business issues, initiatives, and goals
  • Focused on real world performance improvement and on-the-job application
  • Enlivened by built-in practice sessions
  • Supported by expert, individualized, in-the-moment coaching



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