Arlene Sheff, CMP, knows first-hand what it's like to be an executive secretary and have to spend much of her time organizing meetings. Now the president of her own meeting executive firm, Meetings Etc. in Irvine, Calif., she's often asked by companies to train employees whose jobs include planning meetings. So she has come up with a course called "FUNdamentals of Meeting Planning," focusing on techniques and strategies to simplify the meeting-organizing process.
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