Leading Effective One-on-One Meetings: Practical Skills
Everything a Manager Needs to Know to Maximize the Value of One-on-One Time
Updated on Sep, 2023
Language - English
Do you need to lead one-on-one meetings in your workplace?
If you do, then you will know it is your responsibility to make them comfortable for both of you, and also an effective use of time.
One-on-One Meetings Serve Many Purposes
They may be for
Performance review – formal and informal
Tasking and progress monitoring
Problem-solving and addressing issues
Care and support
Coaching or mentoring
But often, people get promoted to a level where they need to lead these kinds of meeting, without getting any training.
So, in this course, we’ll cover:
The different types of one-on-one meeting
Planning and preparing your meeting
Putting together an effective agenda
How to build rapport
How men and women each perceive a mixed meeting – with advice for each
How to listen well
How to adapt to the range of meeting types you’ll need as a manager, project manager, or team leader.
As a result, you’ll be able to:
Select the most effective style for your one-on-one meeting
Plan and prepare for an effective meeting that puts both of you at ease, and allows you to make the progress you need
Lead a meeting that flows naturally
Choose the most suitable room layout for your meeting
Build and strengthen professional rapport with the other person
Avoid the traps of the male-female one-on-one dynamic
Listen deeply, and ask insightful questions
Lead a range of different types of one-on-one meeting, for: appraisal, progress checking, coaching, mentoring and reprimands.
The only prior experience you need is some exposure to organizational life.
However, the people who may find this most valuable are those who have tried leading their first one-on-one meetings and so know what challenges you want to work on..
Who is this course for?
Supervisors who need to guide and support colleagues
Managers who need to set expectations, and monitor performance
Professionals who need to meet with other professionals and workplace contacts
Leaders who want to coach, mentor, and give feedback to colleagues
... anyone in the world of work who has to take the lead in a one-on-one meeting
Your Tutor: Dr Mike Clayton
Your tutor is Dr. Mike Clayton. As a senior manager at international consulting firm, Deloitte, Mike had to deal with many different types of one-on-one meetings with staff, and with clients. But more important, as a senior representative of his firm and a program leader, he needed to get those meetings right.
Now, as a trainer and facilitator, he has been applying what he learned and teaching it to others. This course represents 15 years' experience of what tools students find most helpful, and 25 years experience in business, managing one-on-one meetings.
Mike is supported by Felicity Dwyer
Felicity is an experienced management trainer and coach, whose Institute of Leadership and Management accredited courses have a justifiably high reputation across the UK.
Your Unconditional, No-questions, 30-Day Guarantee
The best way to assess how valid this material is in you culture is to try it out. I am so confident that this course will change your life that I offer you an unconditional, no questions asked, full 30 day money-back-in-full guarantee. If you don't think this will give you the tools to do more with your time, then just ask for your money back.
Enroll for this course now, so you can start to handle effective one-on-one meetings straight away.
Who this course is for:
- Supervisors who need to guide and support colleagues
- Managers who need to set expectations, and monitor performance
- Professionals who need to meet with other professionals and workplace contacts
- Leaders who want to coach, mentor, and give feedback to colleagues
- ... anyone in the world of work who has to take the lead in a one-on-one meeting
What will you learn in this course:
- Select the most effective style for your one-on-one meeting
- Plan and prepare for an effective meeting that puts both of you at ease, and allows you to make the progress you need
- Lead a meeting that flows naturally
- Choose the most suitable room layout for your meeting
- Build and strengthen professional rapport with the other person
- Avoid the traps of the male-female one-on-one dynamic
- Listen deeply, and ask insightful questions
- Lead a range of different types of one-on-one meeting, for: appraisal, progress checking, coaching, mentoring and reprimands.
What are the prerequisites for this course?
- You should be a professional, manager, or supervisor who leads one-on-one workplace meetings
- ...or be expecting to lead them in the near future.
Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course
Welcome and Introduction
- Welcome to the Course 02:45 02:45
- Why One-on-One Meetings are so Important 03:21 03:21
- Reasons to Meet 02:52 02:52
- Meetings are Conversations: Types of Conversation 04:16 04:16
Preparation and Planning for Your One-onOne Meeting
Running Your One-on-One Meeting
Particular Types of One-on-One Meeting
User your certification to make a career change or to advance in your current career. Salaries are among the highest in the world.
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