Virtual meetings are best kept to 30-60 minutes. Where moretime is required, use techniques to keep participants engaged. For example:
- Have breakout sessions at each site.
- Have each participant lead a part of the agenda.
Download a customizable best practices checklist from our partners at Info-Tech to help you get the most out of your remote meetings.
Done well, remote meetings mean saved travel dollars and greater collaboration of skilled resources. Done poorly, they can be highly unproductive, negative experiences.
Good practices of regular meetings still apply, but more is required for remote meetings. Use the following Facilitator and Participant best practice checklist items, from our partners at Info-Tech Research Group, to get the most benefit from remote meetings. To download the list as a customizable checklist for your own office, visit the Knowledge Network, where you will find more Info-Tech Research tools as well as additional guidance on having productive meetings.