Managing Effective Meetings

This course is designed for individuals who want to develop a more productive style when chairing meetings. Participants will be given tools to enable them to make better decisions, achieve greater participation, support trusted communication channels and enhance motivation by managing the meeting process more effectively.

Who Should Attend?

Individuals responsible for Chairing Meetings in a professional or voluntary capacity and who want to be more effective in their role.

Course Overview

  • The chairperson’s role before, during and after a meeting
  • Preparing and drafting effective agendas
  • Listening and questioning
  • Manage challenging people and situations more constructively
  • Assigning tasks and responsibilities
  • Sequencing the steps to get to decisions and resolve issues

Key Outcomes

  • Clarify the remit of your meeting role
  • Devise a charter of expectations for meetings, tailored agendas
  • Learn to make more decisions at meetings
  • Use communication techniques to facilitate productive discussion
  • Achieve greater consensus and support positive dissent

What Past Participants Say...

“Very worthwhile, learned a lot and enjoyed it also. Can’t praise Tiernan enough. Very engaging and insightful tutor.”

“Tiernan was an excellent communicator who allowed the flow and exchange of ideas to compliment the content”

"Well prepared, well-paced and very practical...I am leaving feeling confident as a result of the “tools” received."

“Very well presented. Lots of energy, very good engagement, shared useful strategies”

“Very energetic, effective and fun. Excellent Facilitation”

“Very informative and insightful, learned a lot. ”

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