Running and Chairing Meetings

Half day (9am - 12.30pm)

The purpose of the course:

Meetings are a common part of working life and if they are to meet their objectives, they need to be chaired professionally with participants contributing appropriately.

This course will give delegates a good understanding of the purpose of meetings and will enable delegates to plan and conduct a meeting in a structured and productive manner.

Benefits to the organisation:

Your organisation will reduce the costs of meetings by having effective Chairs.

Decisions will be enhanced because Chairs will understand how to facilitate a group to make a quality decision and keep people to the agenda.

Who is this course for?

Anyone who already chairs and wishes to improve there outcome and those that will be doing it for the first time.

Topics covered:
The course will be a mixture of trainer input, discussion and group exercises, and will appeal to all learning styles.

  • Introductions and Icebreakers
  • The meeting cycle
  • The skills of the Chair
  • Film scenarios
  • The Agenda
  • Writing minutes
  • Managing groups
  • Listening skills, questions and statements
  • Achieving consensus
  • Action planning

By the end delegates will be able to:

  • State what leads to effective meeting
  • Apply the role of the Chair
  • Work with the minute taker
  • Contract for results
  • Apply effective facilitation skills
  • Apply the psychology of group dynamics
  • Manage challenging personalities and situations in a positive way

For more information, or to book a place on this course, call us on 01604 490470 or email Chamber members can book online.






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