Managing and Preparing Effective Meetings

Course Overview

A workshop covering the fundamentals of managing and running effective meetings.

What will I get out of this course?

You will gain skills that help you to:

  • use a practical set of preparation tools to clarify the key purposes of a meeting and the outcomes it needs to generate;
  • design and develop appropriate meeting formats that meet the identified needs;
  • gain the commitment of new people joining the meeting and maintain the commitment of existing participants;
  • understand specific techniques and how they can be effectively applied to enable meetings to run smoothly and efficiently;
  • use a structured methodology to develop clear, actionable plans;
  • ensure that actions from meetings are effectively followed up and implemented.

Topics covered include:

  • Meeting preparation
  • Meeting design
  • Generating commitment
  • Running the meeting
  • Delivering tangible outcomes
  • Follow-up
Who is it for?

This course is suitable for those who run, manage or chair meetings as well as those who attend a large number of meetings as part of their role.

Length of course:

1 day

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