To organise and run a successful meeting is a skill, which if lacking can cause frustration, anger, time wasting, lack of apparent progress and the loss of credibility essential for productive meetings.
So much can be achieved in a well-run meeting; planning, debating, information dissemination, creative thinking, problem solving and decision-making, etc.
This course examines the essentials of conducting successful meetings, from the pre-meeting preparation, the running/chairing of a meeting through to reviewing its effectiveness.
Suitable for all involved in meetings, those new to such activity and those who might benefit from re-visiting the skills and techniques required.
What do delegates get out of it?
- The Roles and Responsibilities of those involved
- To Chair or Facilitate?
- Meeting Protocols
- Venue and When
- The Agenda with objectives and timings
- Meeting Sequence
- Who will be attending?
- Decisions, Ideas and Options
- Managing the flow of a meeting, keeping it productive and focused
- Handling awkward situations
- Closing a meeting
- Evaluating a meeting’s effectiveness
- Distributing minutes
What’s been said by those attending it:
‘Great tutor who had an extensive knowledge and provided plenty of additional information’.
‘Made me appreciate how much it costs to hold a meeting and why it’s so important to get it right’.
For your reference, please download a course outline here.