Managing Meetings Course

Learn how you can manage meetings and get the desired outcomes for your organization. Enrol at Preferred Training Networks for our in-depth managing meetings training.

In order to be successful, every business meeting needs to receive a return on investment.

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    Key learning outcomes

    Our Managing Meetings program will give participants the skills to:

    • Understand what goes wrong in a meeting and why.
    • Develop an effective process for conducting future meetings.
    • Define and achieve desired outcomes.
    • Create levels of trust to encourage open communication
    • Allow everybody to be heard and not just the usual suspects
    • Ensure that meetings start on time and stay on track.
    • Tips and ideas to ensure the chairperson is fulfilling their role
    • Bring the meeting back on track when it’s heading in a different direction to the agenda
    • Communicate and follow up the agreements reached and tasks delegated.
    • Keep records of the meeting.
    • Improve teamwork and foster a creative environment.
    • Understand the psychology of influencing other people
    • Explain different personality styles at a meeting

    Course Description

    Time spent in unproductive meetings means time taken away from other important tasks. In order to be successful, every business meeting needs to receive a return on investment.

    Meetings are a good opportunity to generate creative ideas from a group of people who meet in order to achieve an outcome. Meetings can be extremely valuable and productive if run effectively.

    What is the effectiveness level of meetings you attend?

    Ask yourself the following:

    1. The meeting starts on time.
    2. The meeting is conducted in the order set out in the agenda.
    3. Matters arising from the previous meeting are briefly discussed.
    4. The agenda is distributed to all members prior to the meeting.
    5. Members are always aware of the time and venue of the meeting.
    6. All mobile phones are turned off before entering the meeting room.
    7. During the meeting, conversation is focused on the topic.
    8. Everyone listens to each other carefully and is not judgmental.
    9. All members are encouraged to share their opinions, ideas and suggestions.
    10. Only one person speaks at a time.
    11. Each option is individually and objectively examined in order to reach a conclusion.
    12. All agreements are summarised at the end of the meeting.
    13. The chairperson is fair, firm and decisive.
    14. The minutes of the meeting are distributed to all members within 2-3 days.
    15. Tasks delegated during the meeting are followed up. Your Managing Meetings training program is designed to help organisations be consistent and better organised when conducting business meetings. This program provides participants with tools and techniques on managing meetings more effectively and productively.

    Would you like to attend this program?

    • For maximum effectiveness, this program is best conducted as an in-house program.
    • Ideal group size: 4 – 10 participants
    • Venue: For your convenience, you can choose to conduct this program at your business premises. Alternatively, we can provide a training venue at a small additional cost.
    • Duration: Your Managing Meetings Course can be modified to fit inside your timeframe. If you could make them changes that would be great.
    • Cost: Price on request.
    • Target Audience: Anybody who attends more than one unproductive meeting a week

    If you would like more information on this training program, please contact: Deborah Dear on 1300 323 752 or email: or contact us online today.

    At Preferred Training Networks, we have a wide range of comprehensive courses for you like: dealing with difficult people, dealing with conflict at work, and change management courses.

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    Australia-wide training courses and workshops

    At Preferred Training Networks, we provide both in-person and online training programs for a wide range of organisations across Australia. Our Managing Meetings Course is run by experienced, qualified experts and tailored to the needs of your business and your employees. Our leadership and management education courses are designed to help your team thrive and develop valuable skills that can transform your workplace.

    With programs available in Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and other areas of Australia, we’re able to help businesses across the country create lasting behavioural change and provide them with the tools they need to reach new heights. If you think your business would benefit from Managing Meetings Course and the help of our professional coaching network, take the first step and contact our team today. Wherever you are in Australia, our coaching program can either come to your organisation or we organise a venue for your convenience. Find out what our training, workshops and skills courses can do for your business and reap the benefits for years to come.

    Get your free online quote right now or give us a call on 1300 323 752 to find out more about Preferred Training Networks and discuss your requirements with us.

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