University of Wisconsin–Madison

Getting the Most Out of Virtual Meetings

Now that many (or all!) of our meetings are online, understanding how to run them well is a critical skill. The most impact you have on the progress of your work and the relationships with your colleagues will likely happen at these meetings, so knowing how to run them and attend them so they are the best use of everyone’s time is important. This short course will give you strategies to make your online meetings the most engaging and effective they can be.

At a glance

When: Mar 1-14, 2021

Where: Online

Cost: $75 (10% discount if you register 2 weeks early)

CE Credit: 0.7 CEUs/7 LEUs

Program: #307721


Questions? Contact Meredith Lowe or Anna Palmer

Register online

Due to the continuation of remote work, please use the online registration option. If you need alternate arrangements, email Anna Palmer, ahpalmer@wisc.edu or Meredith Lowe, mclowe@wisc.edu. Alternate registration options may result in delays.


Login information will be emailed to you a few days before the course begins.

Payment and Cancellation Policy

Course details

Topics

  • Is a meeting necessary?
  • Maximizing meeting time
  • Creating agenda
  • Fostering discussion
  • Developing action items
  • Being a productive attendee

Instructor: 

Andi Coffin is a Community Liaison / Service Specialist for WiLS, a non-profit membership organization for libraries and cultural organizations primarily in Wisconsin. In that role, she works on communications and provides management services to WISPALS, a consortium of 11 Wisconsin technical college libraries, and the Recollection Wisconsin program, which brings together digital cultural heritage resources from organizations across the state and makes them available to the world. She holds a BA in English, an expired teaching certificate, and an MA in Library and Information Studies from the UW-Madison iSchool.