Effective Meeting Management

SLN #: 30727
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 019
Credit Hours: 1
Instructor(s): Feeney

Course Description:
This course will meet for 9 weeks during the semester on Wednesdays from 8:15 am - 9:55 am. Dates to be announced.

The purpose of this course is to help students learn to prepare for, participate in, record, and lead meetings. Lawyers need to work effectively in a wide variety of meetings, including internal firm/office meetings; case management and transaction management; meetings with existing and potential clients; for-profit and non-profit corporate meetings, including shareholder and board of directors meetings; and public meetings. The goals of this course are to learn and practice the basic facilitation principles, explore group dynamic issues, study effective ways of developing ideas in groups and accomplishing consensus, and addressing how to conclude, record and follow through after meetings.

Preparedness for and participation in class discussions will account for twenty percent (20%) of each student’s final grade.

Attendance is mandatory. Students may be withdrawn from the course with a failing grade for missing more than fifteen percent (15%) of the regularly scheduled class meetings.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 1
Grading Option: Pass/Fail Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 16
Final Exam Given: No
Participation Points: Yes see course description
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Yes, see course description

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.