IMA PDX CPE Breakfast “How to Conduct Productive Meetings”

When:  Oct 9, 2019 from 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM (PT)
Associated with  Portland Chapter

How often have you attended a meeting that left you disappointed, feeling your time had been wasted? Maybe you have even led such a meeting and knew you could have done better. Jill Ward will lead an interactive session to show the ways to plan and conduct an effective meeting that will have participants leaving energized and glad they gave you the time. Topics include: Effective Purpose Statements; Planning and Leading a dynamic, interactive meeting; Evaluating a Meeting (and why it is important). Even experienced leaders will find a nugget or two in this powerful presentation.

*Ample free parking behind the building.
*Seating limited to 20.
*An assortment of fresh fruit and baked breakfast goods & coffee, will be available.

Jill Ward is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant, holding a Bachelor of Arts from Washington State University. After about 25 years on the Controller/CFO track, her long-term goal to work independently was attained. She serves as an outsourced Controller to clients in a variety of industries. Jill has clients in software, advertising, city government, and not-for profit, to name a few.

One of the many hobbies she enjoys is participating in Toastmasters meetings. She is working on Toastmasters’ highest achievement, Distinguished Toastmaster.

Throughout her career, Jill has had the opportunity to participate in countless meetings. While meetings are necessary, they often fall short of meeting their goal, and sometimes seem like a complete waste of time. Jill hopes to help you to plan and facilitate better meetings that will leave the participants glad they attended.

Jill lives in Gaston, Oregon with her wonderful husband and two adorable dogs.

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