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How To Run A Meeting Knowing how to run a meeting is an essential business skill. How many meetings have you attended where things like this happen: The wrong people have been invited No one is clear what the objectives are Valuable time is wasted on unproductive discussion The meeting ends with key issues still not properly covered Little of value is achieved People leave more confused than when they arrived? In this highly interactive, half-day workshop we equip you with tried and tested tools to ensure these and other disasters never occur at meetings run by you. We also give you the skills to ensure you contribute effectively to the event. Bespoke Training These workshops are carefully tailored to the needs of you and your colleagues. Before the training we speak to as many of you as we can, and, where possible, to your line manager. Our aim is to discover: Where you feel your strengths and weaknesses lie The kind of meetings you run The kind of challenges you face at such meetings. We then use this information to design a training course that addresses your needs while being fully compatible with the in-house practices of your company or organisation. What you Learn How To Run A Meeting uses exercises, mock meetings and review sessions to reinforce key points. Topics we cover include: What makes a meeting a meeting How to decide whether to call one Who to invite to your meeting Deciding how long it should run for Choosing the best time for your meeting Setting a realistic agenda Ensuring effective minutes are taken Things to do after the event Understanding the different types of meetings Understanding the different roles people take at meetings. We will also look at: Setting the right tone Vital points you need to make at the start Keeping it professional Keeping it relevant and productive Getting everyone to contribute Knowing when to move on Being persuasive Defusing tensions Handling sensitive issues Dealing with dissenting voices Important things you must say at the end Classic meeting blunders and how to avoid them.

How To Run A Meeting Knowing how to run a meeting is an essential business skill. How many meetings have you attended where things like this happen: The wrong people have been invited No one is clear what the objectives are Valuable time is wasted on unproductive discussion The meeting ends with key issues still not properly covered Little of value is achieved People leave more confused than when...

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