We've learned that virtual meetings don't have to be a waste of time. In fact, they can be more valuable than face to face meetings. They are an inexpensive way to get people together: no travel costs and readily available technology.
Great Virtual Meetings teaches the art and science of designing and leading virtual meetings and conversations that are inspirational, productive and transformative.
Learn to convene and facilitate successful collaborative work at a distance so you can create engaging, participatory meetings for remote teams.
Get behind the scenes with Zoom technology to explore current tools and features.
Unleash your team’s EQ with the power of convening
Learn how convening skills can shift the culture of your team, department or organization to full-on commitment.
UPCOMING GREAT VIRTUAL MEETINGS
5 1.5-hour Zoom learning sessions
in a collaborative cohort setting
or 2 payments of $200
[10% discount for AoC Grads or 2+ participants]
[scholarships available: contact Patricia Neal]
- All sessions are live and interactive, use the Zoom virtual platform, and are recorded for post-session viewing -
Session 1: Introduction, Overview: At the Heart of the Matter, Intent, "Webside Manner", Your Case Study, Your Purpose in Action, Exploring Zoom Capacity
Session 2: The Architecture of Designing Great Virtual Meetings: Invitation, Context, Exploring Zoom Features, The Meeting Agenda, Your Case Study
Session 3: Creating the Container for Presence: Practice & Application: Your Case Study, Creating Safe Spaces, Hearing All the Voices
Session 4: Conversation & Collaboration: The Challenges: Essential Conversation, Creation, Holding Paradox and Disruption
Session 5: Synthesis & Application: Synthesis, Application, Your Case Study, Commitment to Action, Completion
√ Online Learning Platform
√ The Art of Convening book (e-version)
√ Curriculum: overview of the AoC Book, course readings, journaling, combined with an exploration of the practices, principles, challenges and successes of convening virtually
√ Interactive exercises designed to maximize collaborative learning and application
√ Applied learning: Each training incorporates a "Case Study" as a tool and metric with which you will be able to design a specific convening opportunity in your life and/or work
√ Learn & practice the 9 Steps to Collaboration in a highly interactive learning environment.
Convening is distinct from facilitation. Conveners invite participants to co-create the highest possible outcome for a meeting or gathering, whether virtually or in-person. - Patricia Neal
AoC TRAINING DELIVERY OPTIONS
Both virtual and in-person training options are available.
Virtual Trainings—All virtual trainings utilize a Zoom video platform
In-house—A CPL Certified Convener will train the program at a location you specify.
Trainer Certification—Individuals or trainers from your organization certify to teach the course within your company.
Need more flexibility? We can help you meet the scheduling demands and limitations of your teams or organizations.