Effective Meetings


Standalone training courseware on effective meetings. Part of our series of training course materials on leadership development.

Duration: Content Suitable For A 1 Day Course.



Now you can use these training course materials on effective meetings to train others.

Managers and employees spend a considerable part of their working day involved in meetings. However, often this time is not spent effectively as it should be. Experience has shown that this is mainly down to the fact that most staff have had very little training on how hold and participate within meetings.

What’s Included

These training course materials on effective meetings 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.

Course Overview

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

The Value Of Meetings – Focuses on how to make meetings work. And, aspects of formal meetings like the agenda and minutes. Help participants to understand and appreciate the importance of approahing informal meetings in the right way. Use the materials to share aspects of functional, symbolic and functionally focused meetings. Outline the success factors involved.

Roles And Responsibilities – Examination of the role and responsibilities of the chairperson, timekeeper, recorder and participants.

Meeting Responsibilities – A review of pre, mid and post-meeting responsibilities. Focuses on people at meetings and on leading a meeting.

Leadership Styles For Meetings – Prepares your participants by exploring different leadership styles and why some meetings can fail.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of these course materials, 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.