Effective Meetings (1.5 hrs.)

Objective:
Identify reasons why many meetings are ineffective, get off track, are poorly planned and facilitated. Learn how to correct these flaws as a meeting facilitator or participant.
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Topics:
• Identify meeting problems
• List reasons to hold a meeting
• Discuss alternatives to meetings
• Identify the distinct roles all meetings should have
• Review characteristics of effective meetings
• Learn meeting facilitation skills
• State meeting participants’ responsibility to keep meetings on track and strategies to use
• Discuss logistics for effective meetings such as time, location, room arrangements
• Receive checklists for effective meetings and handouts for meeting roles