Meeting Management


Meetings do not always enjoy a particularly good reputation. In many organisations they are notorious timewasters and are often unproductive. This course is aimed at people whose job involves leading meetings.

On this course, participants will learn practical strategies and techniques to ensure that meetings are well-planned, productive and rewarding for the meeting participants.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Provide focus for meetings using effective objectives and agendas

  • Define role of chairperson

  • Control meetings to ensure they are effective

  • Ensure that agreed actions are assigned and recorded

  • Close meetings effectively

Course Outline

Module 1

Planning for the meeting

Module 2

Roles and responsibilities

Module 3

Chairing a meeting — Opening

Module 4

Chairing a meeting — Controlling

Module 5

Chairing a meeting — Closing

Module 6

Getting the most from business meetings