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HR Skills™: Effective Meetings

Self-Paced2 Course Hours | 12 Weeks
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HR Management
HR Skills™: Effective Meetings


Meetings are an important tool for communicating in the workplace. When managed effectively, they provide opportunities for building relationships, solving problems, sharing ideas, making plans, and discussing progress.

In this course, you will learn about some common types of meetings, along with best practices for scheduling, planning, and leading them. We will describe how to create an agenda, take minutes, and use different types of materials. You will also learn how to address some of the common challenges associated with meetings. Finally, we will provide some tips for hosting virtual meetings and describe some key elements of policies related to meetings in the workplace.


  • IACET CEUs: 0.2
  • SHRM PDCs: 2


  • Mobile-friendly
  • Audio-enabled
  • Badge and credit-awarding
  • Games & Flashcards
  • Expert-supported
  • Video content
  • Fully accessible

learning Outcomes

  • Define different types of group and one-on-one meetings
  • List best practices for scheduling meetings, developing the agenda, and taking minutes
  • Explain how to structure and lead effective meetings
  • List the pros and cons of different types of meeting materials
  • Describe how to address some common challenges associated with meetings
  • Explain how leaders should follow up after the meeting
  • Describe how to lead effective virtual meetings
  • Understand how policies and ground rules can be used to outline expectations for meetings

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