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Effective Meetings Training

Effective Meetings Training Course - 1 Day

Meetings need to be 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.

Available as an In-House Course

Effective Meetings Training Availability, Pricing and Course Dates

If you have any questions, please phone us (+44 (0)20 3856 3037) or send us a message.

Bespoke Training (In-House or Live Online)

£1,950+VAT per training day
(International Price Varies)

In-House training has been designed to provide a similar experience to our open courses, however we can tailor the content to fit your specific needs.

We are able to train in your timezone.

All our training includes:

  • A full day of quality training, delivered by an experienced trainer
  • 6 training hours, plus an additional 2-3 via post-course online independent learning
  • Full-colour course handbook, with written action plan (electronic or paper copy available)
  • Training certificate
  • Access to additional free training material after the course via our post-course portal
  • 3 months free telephone coaching: Whilst you are implementing what you have learned, if you need to, you can contact us for support and guidance

What is Effective Meetings Training?

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

Contact Us Today

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

Customer Reviews

4.9/5 Our Effective Meetings Course is rated based on 464 reviews. More Customer Reviews >
The course content was excellent and pitched at the right level. I liked that it wasn't 'fluffy'. Perfect level of real life examples to put the content into context. I loved how the trainer presented the course; the clear diagrams and pics made... [Read More]
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Effective Meetings Training Course Overview

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

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