Training 'Effective Meeting Skills'
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Meetings can be very productive. They can also be a waste of time. Running an effective meeting is more than sending out a notice that your team is to meet at a particular time and place. In this highly interactive training you will learn how to hold productive meetings and influence the meetings you attend.
In this Meeting Skills training you will learn highly effective facilitation skills and techniques to maximise the effectiveness of meetings through effective planning, delivery and follow up.
Overview of the program:
- Meetings: Why have them and what can meetings achieve for us?
- The optimal structure of an efficient meeting and role of the chairman and participants
- Three types of meetings: informative, problem solving and decision-making meetings
- Planning Effective Meetings: achieving maximum results in minimum time
- Controlling your meeting: starting on time, dealing with lateness and interruptions, recognising negative behaviours
- Tips and techniques for running effective meetings
- Overcoming objections, conflicts of interest and challenging situations
- Follow Up: making the minutes, actions and progression, feedback & getting results
- Practical exercise with feedback
- Planning for future meetings
Managers who run, or attend meetings, should attend this programme, to understand how to improve motivation, productivity, participation, and leadership skills through conducting well run, time-bound meetings.
This training is highly interactive and contains numerous exercises and role-plays. Our trainers will give you practical, constructive feedback to help you run and attend more effective meetings.
In this training you will develop highly effective facilitation skills and techniques to maximise the effectiveness of meetings through effective planning, delivery and follow up:
- Identify why people appear to spend most of their time in unproductive meetings and how to overcome this.
- Agree the purpose of your meetings and recognise the value of these to you, your team and organisation.
- Learn the art of facilitation in its truest sense, gaining group participation, collaboration and attention.
- Be really clear on the benefits of great planning and how to do this in real time.
- Shape your meetings to account for your audience and agreed outcomes.
- Define roles and responsibilities when chairing, recording and facilitating a meeting.
- Save time and energy by adopting new approaches to where, when and how you hold your meetings.