Management Training
 
Chairing Meetings

>>AIM
This workshop enables participants to understand the extent of their responsibilities; and is appropriate for both new and current chair persons who need to develop existing skills and consider new approaches.

>>OBJECTIVES
By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify existing problems in their meetings (if applicable)
  • State the possible reasons for having a meeting
  • Describe their responsibilities as a chair person
  • List the important points which contribute to an effective plan
  • State the importance of agendas
  • Explain the importance of self management
  • Explain the importance of maintaining control of the meeting
  • Explain the importance of minute taking & production

>>DURATION

One day.

>>PARTICIPANT NUMBERS
This course should be run for groups of up to 16.

>>DESIGNED FOR
People who are required to chair meetings.

>>CONTENT
Can be tailored to address specific issues within your organisation and / or teams.

The contents of this workshop will incorporate issues of equal opportunities and antioppressive practice to assist participants in understanding and challenging all forms of discrimination.

Suggested:

  • What are the problems usually encountered in meetings?
  • Who is responsible for an ineffective meeting?
  • Role of the chair person
  • Planning a meeting
  • Effective participation in meetings
  • Communication skills
  • Tools and techniques for structuring and controlling meetings
  • Interpersonal relationships and attitudes
  • Action points as a result of attending this workshop
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Chairing Meetings