Meetings can be an effective way to solve
problems, make decisions and
Building a Professional Relationship Together.
share information; or just a frustrating waste of everybody’s time.
The difference between a productive meeting and unproductive one is how
meeting is conducted and how everyone participates.
We know from experience that it is not always easy to run an effective
meeting. For a meeting to be considered useful and a
productive use of everybody’s time, a balance of flexibility,
diplomacy, focus and a good
So ask yourself, how many meetings in your organisation currently start
Finish late? Don’t have an agenda, or simply aren’t managed very well?
Think about it, when was the last time any of your managers
determined the effectiveness or the cost of holding a meeting?
- How to create an agenda
that gets read and get results.
- The best ways to keep a
meeting starting and running on time.
- Techniques for
documenting, agreements, assignments and events.
- How to run
brainstorming, problem solving, strategic and other types of meetings.
S E S S I O N O U T L I N E
(One-Day Program 8:30 – 5:00pm)
- Why hold a meeting?
- Different meetings for
- The purpose of a meeting
- What makes a successful
- The roles of meeting
participants and meeting ettiquette.
- Preparing for a meeting
- What, Who, When, Where,
Why and How?
- Deciding on who needs to
- How to put together a
- Assigning meeting roles
- Preparing participants
before each meeting.
- How to bring out the
best from meeting participants
- How to ask for and get
feedback from other pafrticipants
- Strategies for meeting
- The different methods in
reaching group decisions
- Majority vote
- Leadership decisions
- How to make better, more
- Keeping a meeting on
time and under control.
- Dealing with difficult
people and situations
- The Complainer, The
Sniper, The Tank, The Non-Conformist, The 'Yes' People
- Turning around a meeting
that has lost its way
- How to re-energise any
group and get them re-focused.
- Ending a meeting on time
and with outcomes
- The right way to
follow-up after your meeting.
|Jan Stafford - Professional
Development and Coaching Facilities.
P. O. Box 1592, Hervey Bay Queensland Australia