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Effective Meetings Training

Effective Meetings Training Course - 1 Day

Meetings need to be seen as both positive and productive. This training examines the common mistakes which are made surrounding meetings and how to avoid them. We show you how to make your meetings more purposeful and how to keep your meetings on-track, managing disruptions and making logical decisions and action planning.

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What is Effective Meetings Training?

In order that meetings can to be seen as being positive and productive, they need to be effective. Badly planned meetings will be seen as a waste of time by attendees. The high cost of meetings is often another cause for concern and should be taken into account when organising meetings.

This Effective Meetings training course examines the common mistakes which are made and how to avoid them. We will show how to make your meetings more purposeful, as well as developing your skills to keep meetings on-track. We discuss the importance and roles of the chairperson and minute taker. Learn how to gain co-operation from attendees, manage any conflict, or attendees who are disruptive or cynical; together with how to make logical decisions and action planning.

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Course Overview - Effective Meetings Training

The course divides the subject of meetings into parts, and we tackle them one at a time.

Meetings are costly. And some meetings are a waste of time. We need meetings to be cost effective. All cost-effective meetings share a set of common attributes. What are they? They are well chaired, well organised, well prepared, well attended, well recorded and productive, (in the sense that they achieve the purpose for which they were originally called).

The above list suggests the content for the course: We investigate the role of the Chair; how to organise an effective meeting, by means of a good agenda. How to manage the attendees, some of whom do not always behave well; how to keep accurate records of the meeting, how to ensure the meeting achieves its purpose: The purpose of a meeting may be to exchange information, to solve a problem, or make a decision, or any combination of the three.

We will solve all these problems and finish the course with a full understanding of how to create a highly productive meeting.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn the skills for super effective meetings
  • Meetings need to be purposeful - goal focused conversations
  • Plan the meeting by agreeing an agenda
  • Communicate clearly, using specific language
  • Quickly manage conflict and distracting behaviour
  • Manage the railroader, the cynic, clown and broken record
  • Have the courage to make a logical decision

Course Details - Effective Meetings Training

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In-House Training Course Pricing and Proposal

This course is available from just £1,950 +VAT per day as a bespoke in-house group training course in the UK and worldwide.

It has been designed to provide a similar experience to our open courses, however we can tailor the content to fit your specific needs. In-House Group training costs from just £1,950 +VAT per day (international training price varies). Plus, hotel accommodation for trainer if necessary. (Premier Inn type: not the Hilton!)

This price includes:

  • Quality training delivered by an experienced trainer
  • Full days training
  • Full colour course handbook
  • Preparation work
  • Travel costs and time
  • Written action plan to take away
  • Access to our post course portal
  • Access to our on-line leadership and management decision matrix templates and tools
  • Plus three months FREE telephone coaching to answer any on-going questions

Contact Us Today

Please call us on +44 (0)20 3856 3037 to discuss your requirements for the in-house training course.

If you want to know more about any other Management Training Courses, or their suitability for you or a colleague, call us on +44 (0)20 3856 3037.

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