Running Effective Meetings Training

Running Effective Meetings Training

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Course Topics
  • Learn the fundamentals of conducting meetings.
  • Learn the purpose of meetings.
  • Learn to plan meetings.
  • Learn to participate effectively in meetings.
  • Learn to establish the purpose and agenda for meetings.
  • Learn the role of leaders in meetings.
  • Learn to eliminate groupthink in meetings.
  • Learn to resolve conflicts in meetings.
  • Learn to interpret nonverbal communication in meetings.
  • Learn to communicate clearly in meetings.
  • Learn to facilitate participants' progress toward the meeting goals.
  • Learn to conclude successful meetings.
Course Overview

This Running Effective Meetings training course teaches students about planning, participating in, and concluding successful meetings. Students learn how to establish the purpose and agenda of a meeting, to keep the meeting on task, to foster creative thinking, and to manage conflict among meeting participants. Course activities also cover building a positive climate during a meeting and understanding verbal and nonverbal communication.

Course Outline
  1. Fundamentals of conducting meetings
    1. The purpose of meetings
    2. Planning meetings
    3. Participating in meetings
    4. Closing meetings
  2. Managing meetings
    1. The role of leaders
    2. Decisions and ideas
    3. Eliminating groupthink
  3. Conflicts, climates, and difficult personalities
    1. Resolving conflicts
    2. Meeting climates
  4. Communicating as meeting leaders
    1. Communicating clearly
    2. Using effective language
  5. Listening effectively and asking questions
    1. Improving listening skills
    2. Asking effective questions
  6. Communicating nonverbally
    1. Nonverbal communication
    2. Interpreting nonverbal communication
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

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