Become the Master of Effective Meetings, Set inspirational, relevant and challenging agendas, Invite the very best people so as to get results, Start on time, Have an attention grabbing opening statement, Maintain high levels of involvement, Stay on track, Agree action plans, Assign tasks and milestones, Get results, And be known as The Master of Effective Meetings.
Location: Bury, Manchester
Duration: 1 day
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Have you ever attended a meeting you felt wasted your valuable time? Then read on. If you have to organise and run meetings; participate in internal meetings in your organisation; or attend external meetings, this course is essential for you.
This course covers the planning of a meeting; roles and behaviours during a meeting; recordings and minute taking and the action planning and follow up of the meeting. Meetings should be creative, dynamic, results driven, inspiring, motivating and enjoyable. If your meetings are not like this, then this course will help turn that around.
Pre course information
Delegates should bring 3 copies of an agenda and minutes of a recent meeting they have been involved in that can be shared amongst the group. Please block out any personal or company sensitive information you do not want to show.
Meetings should be creative, dynamic, results driven, inspiring, motivating and enjoyable. If your meetings are not like this, then this course will help turn that around.
•What makes a bad meeting?
•Understanding the 4 main purposes of meetings
•What are the skills of an effective Chairperson?
•What is the role of the Chairperson in a meeting?
•What is their relationship to other roles in a meeting?
•Attitudes to meetings
•Creating and managing the agenda – establishing good practice
•The life cycle of an agenda item
•Ensuring actions result from every agenda item
•Handling difficult behaviour in meetings
•Managing the group dynamics and enabling participation
•Appropriate and inappropriate behaviour in meetings
•Creating effective minutes
•Scheduling the meeting process.
Trainer profile: Melanie Windle
Melanie Windle is an experienced and creative personal development trainer and group facilitator whose methods and style of delivery empower individuals and groups to realise their potential. Melanie has been involved in developing people for over 25 years. Her specialist areas of training are the personal development skills required for managing ourselves, managing others or being managed. She works extensively across all three sectors – public, private and not-for-profit – both nationally and internationally
Don't just take our word for it, these are quotes from previous delegates:
“Most useful? All of it! One of the most useful, stimulating and informative sessions I have been to. Lots of ideas and practical advice that I can apply. I will definitely change my approach re: agendas, planning etc. which will help me to be more effective and more confident.” Lisa, Library Department, University of Liverpool
“Correct balance between formal provision of information and relaxed informal discussions. Clear, informative and very entertaining. I have learnt a lot!” C Sukwa, Rochdale CVS
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