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Running Effective Meetings

$49.00

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In this course, you will learn how to prepare for meetings, develop agendas, lead a meeting, differentiate between process and content, use facilitation skills in a meeting, and manage difficult participants.

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Meetings come in all shapes and sizes, from the convention to a quick huddle in an office hallway. This course con looks at small working meetings; with groups that have a job to do requiring the energy, commitment, and talents of those who participate.

Members of such a group want to get some kind of result out of their time together: solving problems, brainstorming, or simply sharing information. At its best, such a group knows what it is about, and knows and utilises the strengths of individual members.

Topics Covered:

  • The basics for effective meetings
  • The best and worst of meetings
  • Holding productive meetings
  • Preparing for meetings
  • Setting the place
  • Leading a meeting
  • Process and content
  • How to control a meeting
  • A plan for success

Learning Points:

  • Understand the value of meetings as a management tool
  • Recognise the critical planning step that makes meeting time more effective
  • Identify process tools that can help create an open and safe forum for discussion
  • Develop and practice techniques for handling counterproductive behaviours