This book provides practical information on a major business concern—how to manage meetings. It demonstrates how to lead them effectively, in the shortest time frame possible. Three types of meetings are outlined: information-giving, interactive, and problem solving, with details on how to prepare for and preside over each. Chapter topics include an overview of the meeting process; structuring a topic and organizing the message; audience; platform conduct; visuals; agendas; disruptions; and asking and answering questions. For training programs in business and industry.