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Effective Meetings

Effective Meetingspro skills

Good meetings focus activities, coordinate people and resources, and help to develop cohesion and shared vision.

But all too often meetings can seem like a substitute for purposeful and productive action. They take up time with unstructured discussions, generating frustration and wasting attendees’ time. And as a result of the lack of clear outcomes, yet another meeting needs to be scheduled.

This session has been designed to help you make your meetings more productive and focused. It provides practical guidance on preparing and managing meetings as well as handling different personalities to ensure full participation and buy-in.


Session Outcomes

By the end of this course you will learn to:

  • Realise the true cost of ineffective meetings
  • Appreciate that facilitating effective meetings is a three stage process
  • Prepare a focused, goal oriented agenda
  • Structure and manage your meetings
  • Be able to deal with difficult people in your meetings
  • Use approaches to encourage interaction and participation in your meetings
  • Appreciate the importance of the post-meeting follow-up

Course Format

This is a live training session held online and facilitated by one of our expert consultants for a group of up to 15 delegates.

Using a web based interface freely available to anyone with access to the internet, delegates are able to see, hear and interact with the trainer and other participants.The programme combines elements of teaching, discussion and practical sessions.

Delegates receive an electronic course manual for reference after the programme ends.

Session Length

90 minutes.

Adapted to your needs

The course outlined above is our standard programme and will meet most delegates’ needs. However, if you are looking for a more tailored approach, we can adapt the content or style to suit the particular needs of your organisation, sector or delegates’s backgrounds.

Courses can be delivered at any time of day to suit the needs of international companies or teams.


Our delivery fees vary depending on the amount of adaptation work required and the number of sessions booked. Please contact us with details of your requirements for a quote.

Next Step

If you are interested in this course please contact us to discuss your requirements or to learn more about how virtual training could work for you.