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Effective Meeting Skills

Available in-house only
Dublin / Nationwide
1 Day
Purpose: 

Meetings come in many forms, shapes and sizes - from the convention to a quick huddle in an office hallway.
This one-day programme will be concerned with small working meetings and will help attendees understand how a group of people work together in a meeting, and to provide attendees with the skills and techniques to manage meetings and to participate in meetings.

Suitable for: 

This one day course is suited for anyone involved in running meetings, facilitating groups meetings or running teams.

Workshop Objectives include:

  • Understanding the value of meetings as a management tool.
  • Recognising the critical planning step that make meetings time more effective.
  • Identifying process tools that can help create an open and safe forum for discussion.
  • Developing and practicing techniques

Objectives:

Workshop Objectives include:

  • Understanding the value of meetings as a management tool.
  • Recognising the critical planning step that make meetings time more effective.
  • Identifying process tools that can help create an open and safe forum for discussion.
  • Developing and practicing techniques

Benefits:

  • Understanding the value of meetings as a management tool.
  • Recognising the critical planning step that make meetings time more effective.
  • Identifying process tools that can help create an open and safe forum for discussion.
  • Developing and practicing techniques

 

Detailed Content:

  • The basics for effective meetings
  • The best and the worst of meetings
  • Holding productive meetings
  • Preparing for meetings
  • Agendas
  • Setting the place
  • Leading a meeting
  • Process and content
  • Process tools, including DeBono’s thinking hats, rules of work, and facilitation skills
  • How to control a meeting
  • A plan for success