***This course has been postponed to August 6th and August 20th***
Are you spending more time in meetings and accomplishing less? "Effective Meetings" is a short two session course that gives meeting leaders and participants a framework to make every meeting more productive. This course discusses how meetings can be organized to produce specific business outcomes. Learn five outcomes and their related processes, seven tools for increased effectiveness, and four roles that can be routinely distributed for improved skill development and increased participation. Examine behaviors that de-rail productive meetings and learn how to positively redirect them."
The course instructor, Frank Plano, has 30 years experience in Education, Human Resources, and Training and Development. Frank is currently the Knowledge Manager for Georgia-Pacific's Consumer Products Group. He has worked in retail, manufacturing, and corporate environments helping managers improve performance. He is a graduate of Colgate University, and holds an MS Ed. from Syracuse.
The course is designed for superintendents, managers,
technicians, supervisors, planners and engineers, however, everyone
will benefit. The first session will be held on August 6, 2003
at 11:00 a.m. EST. The second session will be held on August
20, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. EST.
Registration for PIMA members and/or CPBIS sponsors is $600 for the series per viewing location or $1,000 for non-members. The fee includes unlimited attendees per site and unlimited downloads of the recorded sessions for sixty days. Site registration is limited so please sign up early at http://www.pimaweb.org
About PIMA: The Paper Industry Management Association (PIMA) is the premier association for management professionals in the paper and pulp industry. Our purpose is to contribute to the strength of the international pulp and paper community by providing the means for our members to address relevant industry issues and to develop their management and leadership skills.
CPBIS: The Center for Paper Business and Industry
Studies (CPBIS) is a globally recognized and industry-valued
academic center, creating knowledge and tools that support paper
industry decision-makers, and producing interdisciplinary graduates
who contribute to the long-term success of the paper industry. The
CPBIS is co-sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the
Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), and the Paper