Zero in on Zoom: Engagement Skills for Better Virtual Meetings
Available Formats: Virtual Classroom Course
This web-based Zoom presentation skills course will:
Offer tips for designing effective Zoom meetings.
Introduce best practices for engaging meeting participants.
Suggest ideas for preparing, performing, and leveraging pattern interrupts.
There are plenty of virtual meetings that fail to engage their participants, and this program aims to right that. If your team uses the Zoom meeting platform and wants to make the most of it, this interactive training session is for you. During this course, we will look at the mechanics of good meeting design, tips for creating and maintaining engagement, troubleshooting ideas, and guidelines for looking good and appearing in control on camera.
At this program’s conclusion, participants should be able to:
Plan a virtual meeting.
Create a framing statement.
Assign roles to meeting participants.
Leverage camera tricks.
Use shortcut codes.
Manage early arrivals.
Absorb late arrivals.
Model desired behaviors.
Employ focus language.
Use variety in their facilitation.
Planning a Virtual Meeting
Getting Comfortable in the Virtual World
Following Best Practices for Starting Meetings
Maintaining Control and Focus
Learning from Others
By the end of this web-based training program, participants should feel comfortable and confident in their abilities to run an effective and engaging meeting using Zoom.
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“Thank you. This was the first course I’ve had virtually that truly maxed the technology to solicit audience participation. Thanks for teaching by doing!”
Training Participant, National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine
“Charles’ presentation style is so engaging that I felt like he was speaking to me! Thanks for making what could be a dry topic a fun session!”
Training Participant, Data Driven Storytelling (Virtual)
“I wanted to thank you again for the chat training. This was essential to our new chat initiative moving forward, and we hope to see some substantial increases in our customer satisfaction scores in the upcoming new year.”
Brad B., IT Manager, Major US Bank’s IT Service Desk Manager
“I have never attended D&I training before and didn’t know what to expect. This exceeded my expectations. It wasn’t boring. It was timely and relevant. D&I can be a sensitive topic with some and I felt like the approach here brought people along with being judgmental or condemning anyone.”
Training Participant, ICBA
“My director just called me and said whatever discussions you and Stefanie had made this training focused, interesting, fun, and valuable – she’s already getting additional feedback on the team (they love the interactivity). She already wants me to work with you and Chris on something else. And she’s not an easy push….so thank you, thank you!”
Leo S., Training and Development, HHS
“Our customer service manager of 21 years stated that this training was the best and the most relevant class she attended in her career.”
Simon B., R.E. Carroll Inc.
“This course provided everything you would need to hold a successful chat.”
Chat Webinar Participant, Port Authority of Allegheny County
“Yesterday’s workshop was both thoroughly enjoyable and tremendously beneficial. From all accounts, it was a productive, engaging, and substantive experience from which participants were able to glean significant professional insights and lessons for best practices in their field.”
Hugh H., Director of Program Development, Friends of Crown Heights Educational Centers Inc.
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