Successful Meetings – One Day

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
  • Minutes
  • 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.

Personal Impact, Effectiveness & Communication