• Distinguish between in-person and virtual meetings.
• Master the virtual tools and technology.
• Communicate virtually.
Virtual meetings allow groups to collaborate who might otherwise never have the chance, most likely because their locations make travel to in-person meetings too expensive and time consuming. Thankfully, technology provides a way for teams to work together remotely and accomplish much of the same work.
The facilitator of a virtual meeting—whether working via video or web conference, or audio only—has much the same role as the facilitator of an in-person meeting, with some advantages and disadvantages. Virtual meetings save money on time and expenses moving people from place to place and ...