Effective Meeting Skills




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We are excited announce that you can now use Oak Innovation’s training course materials to deliver a course in effective meeting skills.

These effective meetings training course materials will provide your participants with the skills and knowledge required to effectively participate within meetings. It will also help your participants understand the importance of running effective meetings and will provide them with key skills that can take away.

This course is designed to be delivered to managers, team leaders, supervisors and front line staff.

What’s included

These training course in effective meeting skills are designed to make the delivery of this course as easy as possible.

They contain a 62 customisable participant manual and 65 powerpoint slides. You will also receive a 62 page facilitator manual that will help you deliver this course to others.

Also included are 14 Expert Training Guides that will help you deliver this course to others.

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Course overview

The following topics are covered within the slides, manuals and support materials provided.

The value of meetings – The course begins by exploring how to make meetings work. Use the content to focus on the central aspects of formal meetings (e.g., agenda, minutes, etc). You will then be able to help participants to understand and appreciate the importance of approaching informal meetings in the right way. Use the materials to share aspects of functional, symbolic and functionally focused meetings. And, finally outline the success factors involved.

Roles and responsibilities – This section examines the role and responsibilities of the chairperson, timekeeper, recorder and participants.

Meeting responsibilities – This section is a review of pre-, mid- and post-meeting responsibilities. The content focuses on people at meetings. And, how to lead a meeting.

Leadership styles for meetings – The final section of the course prepares your participants by exploring different leadership styles. And, the content explores why some meetings can fail.

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this course in effective meeting skills, your participants will be able to:

– Understand the importance of running effective meetings.
– Identify the key components.
– Describe the factors that cause meetings to fail.
– Understand the different ways that employees can influence meetings.
– Identify types of meetings.
– Recognize the potential impact of meetings.


“The modules are certainly still proving useful. Every day I think of another use for them, they have come at just the right time, really excellent value for money – the complexity and depth in the materials mean we can mix and max powerpoint presentations to suit our audiences levels and requirements.”

Anita Wild
Action Development Group

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Andrea Chisholm,
Critical Success Consulting

“When you have an urgent need to prepare training the best thing to do is order from Oak.

We thank them for the great materials that they have prepared. A little permitted company-specific customization by us was enough to present a virtually perfect training session in our company. After this test we ordered another 10 modules – easily and conveniently. In addition, I received an incredibly good service with a personal touch to the client-specific requirements.”

Sylvia Stoyanova
Human Resource Manager

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