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Sessions

Business Storytelling for Face-to-Face and Virtual Meetings

Credits: None available.

1 Clock Hour | Domain A: Strategic Planning

Lars Sudmann's Story-CODE will show you powerful and practical strategies and tips on how to incorporate stories in your meetings and events. Stories are a fundamental element of human communication. Across cultures and time humans have been captivated by stories. Also in presentations, meetings, and conferences they are frequently listed as one of the highlights of a good speech. This powerful method and tool should be also used in your meeting and speech. Lars Sudmann’s Story-CODE will show you powerful and practical strategies and tips on how to incorporate stories, also for e.g business and technical topics. All elements of powerful storytelling will be analyzed and developed together with the audience. Special focus will be given on the importance of storytelling specifically for the virtual world. Key aspects, among others: 3 key plots for (business) stories; 5 point structure for stories; impactful story-delivery, especially virtually. And as a special highlight we will look at elements on how to spice up your story.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding of the key elements of storytelling
  • Easy-to-use story framework that can be put right into practice
  • Understanding of the need and best use for storytelling
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Premier: $0.00
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Essential: $0.00
Standard: $9.99

Ethics: We Won't Judge iconEthics: We Won't Judge

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Ethics: We Won't Judge

Credits: None available.

Not for Clock Hour Credit 

Join MPI's Global Emerging Leaders Community and other colleagues to talk about the "gray areas" of doing business.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define and determine questions about "grey" areas frequently encountered.
  • Prepare to evaluate current industry practices that create or give rise to ethics dilemmas.
  • Learn to address ethical practices and guidelines in your companies or organizations, and with your business partners.
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Premier: $0.00
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Standard: $9.99

Power Excel for the Meeting Professional

Credits: None available.

1 Clock Hour | Domain A: Strategic Planning

Excel users who are already comfortable with Excel fundamentals (from creating spreadsheets to sorting & filtering information) will learn how to go way beyond the basics in this webinar.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify and use more than 15 advanced Excel tools.
  • Properly setup Excel worksheets and better analyze information.
  • Use advanced tools such as pivot tables and calculating across multiple worksheets.
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Premier: $0.00
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Standard: $9.99

Strategic Meeting Management Objectives That Drive Business Results

Credits: None available.

1 Clock Hour | Domain A: Strategic Planning

Learn some of the reasons why organizations take on SMM as a strategic initiative, and how to create an action-oriented vision for your endeavor.

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The Neuroscience of Effective Events

Credits: None available.

1 Clock Hour | Domain A: Strategic Planning

In order to create an effective event strategy you go past generic demographic knowledge and truly understand your audience and how they think, learn and socialize.

Learning Objectives:

  • Create a baseline understanding of the human brain and biology that impact and affect our work as event professionals
  • Applying social and neuroscience principals to increase effectiveness of social networking, information transfer, and motivating and inspiring attendees
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Why Sustainability Reporting is Here to Stay

Credits: None available.

1 Clock Hour | Domain A: Strategic Planning

Reporting has become a predominant feature in corporate sustainability and responsibility platforms. In the next wave, reporting is moving from corporations to large events and meetings. To better understand the need for reporting and its benefits, this session will offer a broader perspective: who reads reports, and why? What purposes does reporting serve? And how can leading organizations leverage reporting to create value, advance sustainability, and become part of a global transformation?

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the context behind sustainability reporting Learn how sustainability reporting will become a component of events
  • Identify the types of information to include and look for in event sustainability reports
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Premier: $0.00
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Your Carbon Footprint Demystified

Credits: None available.

1 Clock Hour | Domain A: Strategic Planning

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand key terms, including carbon footprint, carbon offset and carbon neutral.
  • Learn how to measure and reduce the carbon footprint of your meetings, conferences and events.
  • Discover why offsetting is an important consideration, what types of projects qualify, and what questions to ask your offset provider.
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Premier: $0.00
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Standard: $9.99

Business Value of Meetings Research (Part 1 of 4)

Credits: None available.

1 Clock Hour | Domain A: Strategic Planning

Part 1 of 4 in the Business Value of Meetings Thought Leadership Initiative Series. Companies wishing to understand and measure the business value of their meetings must decide how much to budget and what to expect from the budgets they allocate. This session will examine how companies around the world have determined and allocated budgets to measure and improve the business value of meetings.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how budgets are allocated for use in defining and measuring the business value of meetings
  • Predict how much budget will be needed to describe and assess the business value of meetings within your company
  • Establish reasonable timelines for budgeting in support of the business value of meetings.
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Speaker(s):
Premier: $0.00
Preferred: $0.00
Essential: $0.00
Standard: $9.99

Business Value of Meetings Research (Part 2 of 4)

Credits: None available.

1 Clock Hour | Domain A: Strategic Planning

Part 2 of 4 in the Business Value of Meetings Thought Leadership Initiative Series. Companies wishing to understand and measure the business value of their meetings must decide how much to budget and what to expect from the budgets they allocate. This session will examine how companies around the world have determined and allocated budgets to measure and improve the business value of meetings.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how budgets are allocated for use in defining and measuring the business value of meetings
  • Predict how much budget will be needed to describe and assess the business value of meetings within your company
  • Establish reasonable timelines for budgeting in support of the business value of meetings.
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Speaker(s):
Premier: $0.00
Preferred: $0.00
Essential: $0.00
Standard: $9.99

Business Value of Meetings Research (Part 3 of 4)

Credits: None available.

1 Clock Hour | Domain A: Strategic Planning 

Part 3 of 4 in the Business Value of Meetings Thought Leadership Initiative Series. As companies around the world have tested various ways to deliver and measure the value of their meetings, certain efforts have unexpectedly met with disappointment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review case studies of mishaps and steps to avoid in understanding the business value of meetings and learn what you can do to protect your company from attempting strategies which have had poor results with other organizations.
  • Recognize current internal practices which may be ineffective in defining and measuring the business value of meetings
  • Know which ideas techniques and strategies your company may want to avoid as you seek to better define and measure the business value of meetings.
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Speaker(s):
Premier: $0.00
Preferred: $0.00
Essential: $0.00
Standard: $9.99