Careful arrangement of a business meeting will show that you are a good and professional leader who is able to show his/her organisational skills. To arrange a successful meeting will require a good time management and an attentive preparation. There are several tips which can help you to maximise your effort.
Fill in each blank with one of the words below:
words: issues, book, reminder, outline, confirm, agenda, purpose, responsibilities, arguments, aids, proof, majority
• Think of the 1)______ of the business meeting and write it down
Fill in the blanks:
Before the meeting starts, seat or have everyone seated at the table and sit at the 1)______ of the table. Your responsibility is to 2)______ the agenda out at the beginning and pass any handouts you have prepared for the participants. Have somebody write down the 3)______ of the meeting and control the 4)______ of the meeting. Try to minimize the number of participants to the necessary 5)______ and keep everyone involved.
Read this paragraph and choose whether the following statements are true or false:
One of the important parts of preparation for the meeting is refreshment and snacks. If you choose the right food, it can rise the effectiveness of the meeting as well. For example, fruit and vegetables will prevent the participants from dehydration and carbohydrate overload that comes with eating croissants and baguettes. Or you can choose cheese, crackers or pretzels. The snacks should be placed in the centre of the table so that they are within the reach and people do not get distracted getting up and walking around the room. Do not forget to prepare a plate, napkin and a glass of water for each participant.
TRUE/ FALSE _______ It is not necessary to have snack and refreshment during a business meeting.
TRUE/ FALSE _______ Fruit is a better snack than pastry.
TRUE/ FALSE _______ Fruit prevents people from hydration.
TRUE/ FALSE _______ Choose a special small table in the corner for the snacks so that the participants are not distracted by the food.
TRUE/ FALSE _______ Cheese or crackers are also good snacks.
At the end of the meeting, state the key issues again, remind the participants the dates when they need to be resolved and delegate to each participant their particular task or tasks.
Fill in the blanks.. 1)purpose, 2) majority, 3) book, 4) agenda, 5) outline, 6) proof, 7) arguments, 8) aids, 9) confirm, 10) responsibilities, 11) issues, 12) reminder
Fill in the blanks.. 1) head, 2) lay, 3) minutes, 4) order, 5) minimum
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Jazyková agentura Skřivánek
Skřivánek je největší jazykovou agenturou ve střední a východní Evropě. Na trhu jazykových služeb působí již od roku 1994. Kanceláře a učebny agentury Skřivánek najdete v 22 městech ČR a v dalších 13 zemích světa.