Running Effective Meetings 

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​Communication is vital in every facet of our everyday existence. It is especially more so in a business environment, where there are are vastly different personalities involved. Meetings tend to be the vehicle in which ideas are exchanged and objectives are discussed. Therefore running meetings is not just a matter of getting people together in a room and hoping that magic happens there are tools techniques and methodologies that are involved in executing successful meetings.

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Target Group
This course is for anyone that would like to run more effective meetings.

Delegates Prerequisites 
There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Aims and Objectives
This course will provide the attendees with a deep understanding on how to effectively plan, conduct and follow through with meetings. It develops leadership qualities and communication abilities.

Course Content 

  • Understanding facilitator’s role and facilitation styles

  • Using technology in meetings

  • Teleconferencing

  • Video conferencing

  • The importance of time management

  • Group meetings versus one to one meetings

  • How to set the ground rules 

  • Minute taking

  • Delegating tasks and actions 

  • Best practices in preparing, conducting, and following up on effective problem-solving and high-stakes meetings

  • Tools to analyze the root causes of conflict 

  • Meeting techniques and powerful questioning strategies

  • Develop active listening skills

  • Decision-making processes and models

  • Closing the meeting effectively

  • Learning techniques to improve the team’s critical thinking and creativity

  • Empowering team members and maintaining momentum

Course Methodology
This course is an instructor led classroom based environment, always guaranteed to be taught by a leadership expert. The classes will be conducted over 1 day. The course consists of a blend of lectures, application, individualistic and team based exercises. All other materials will be provided to the attendees in the classroom environment. The conclusion of this course certificate will be provided.