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Your Contributions at Meetings Training - 1 Day Workshop

Session Overview

“Not another meeting!” How often have you thought that to yourself? These days we seem to spend more time in meetings that actually doing our jobs… or so it seems at least! This workshop will help participants to get the most out of their meetings, whether as chairperson or a contributor. Participants will leave with a variety of ideas for making meetings more productive and fun!

Who’s it For?

Anyone who needs to hold meetings or attend meetings on a regular basis and who wants to make their meetings more productive and fun.

What’s Covered?

Meetings- What's the Point?

  • ​Identifying the purpose of meetings

  • Characteristics of effective meetings

  • Identifying the skills associated with running effective meetings

  • Dynamics in meetings

  • Remote meetings- Teleconferencing

The Components of a Meeting

  • Agendas

  • Objectives

  • Minutes and Action Points

  • Making it fun and participative

  • Getting the environment right

  • Setting terms of reference

  • Managing expectations

Managing Meetings- Techniques

  • ​Keeping the focus and keeping everyone together

  • Managing awkward people

  • Chairing a meeting & the role of a timekeeper

  • Avoiding unhelpful politics

Putting it All Into Practice

  • ​Reviewing current meetings you attend and make suggestions for improvement

  • A chance to run a short meeting, practicing some of the techniques

  • and ideas learnt earlier

  • Action planning for the future.

Session Benefits

  1. ​Clear understanding of what makes meetings effective.

  2. Learn techniques for managing meetings more effectively and achieving the desired outcome.

  3. Gather ideas for making meetings more fun and participative.

Date & Venue

Date will be agreed once booking has been confirmed.
This training course can be run at your premises or we can provide a training venue.

Contact Details

For more information and costs please contact us on 0345 4599710 or email

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