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IAAP Chicago NW (In-Person & Virtual) Branch - Efficient Meeting Strategies

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Takeda Pharmaceuticals

1 Takeda Parkway

Deerfield, IL 60015

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How to plan, prepare for, set up, facilitate, and document an efficient meeting. Work with executive to educate and prepare for an efficient meeting and encourage attendees to follow meeting format established.

Learner Outcomes:

  • How to prepare for a meeting; using the correct room layout, technology and appropriate attendees
  • Prepare and distribute agendas and action items for attendees
  • Taking minutes of the meeting, tracking action items and
  • Evaluate the length of time needed for a meeting to maximize executives time throughout the day.

Recertification Points: 1

Ms. Devra Ann Holmquist
Administrative Assistant III, IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.

Devra Holmquist, CAP-OM, CWCA, is the Administrative Assistant supporting the Worldwide Facilities Sr. Director and Managers with approximately 150 employees at IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. In Devra's current role as Administrative Assistant, she has been instrumental in the development and implementation of two very successful employee programs; the Adopt-a-Garden Program and the Alternative Transportation Program known as IDEXX PARXX. In addition, she plays a significant role in coordinating meetings with executive leadership, managing events, communicating with vendors and employees around the world and works closely on corporate initiatives such as, Organizational Development, Strategic Planning and Budget Planning, in support of the Facilities Department. Devra holds a Certificate in Travel and Tourism, and has an Associate's Degree in Secretarial Science. She became a member of IAAP Portland Chapter in May 2012 and a board member serving as the Recording Secretary (2 terms prior to the disbandment of IAAP Chapters) for the Portland Chapter since beginning May 2013. She earned her CAP-OM credentials in November 2012 and World Class Assistant Certification through Office Dynamics in November 2013. Most notably, she received the Administrative Professional of the Year Award from the IAAP Portland Chapter in April 2013.

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Branch Director: Aya Roberts (IAAP_Chicago_NW@outlook.com)

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Deerfield, IL 60015

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