Leading Meetings Course

Keep meetings productive, worthwhile and to time! Build the skills to assess the value of a meeting, steer the meeting and confidently deal with any difficult people and situations.

 125 students enrolled

WHY?

  • Be bold, focus on the reason for the meeting and ask if it’s even necessary?
  • Save time with the practical skills to keep any meeting on track, from one-to-ones to remote meetings.
  • Develop your confidence and management style, keep in control of the meeting in a way that suits you.
  • Know what to do if the meeting goes off plan, confidently deal with any difficult people.
  • Get the practical skills to deal with specific issues, like someone being argumentative or continually having side conversations.

Course content

Effective meetings

  • Why have meetings?
  • The role of the leader in meetings

How to chair a meeting

  • Clarity and purpose
  • Being prepared
  • Setting ground rules
  • Steering and encouraging participation
  • Concluding and following up

Facilitating different types of meetings

  • One-off meetings
  • Project meetings
  • Board meetings
  • One to ones
  • Remote meetings
  • Team meeting

When meetings go wrong

  • Dealing with conflict
  • Dealing with difficult people
  • Dealing with a lack of contribution

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Includes:

  • 15 on-demand videos
  • 3 online quizzes
  • 2 online practice conversations
  • Supplementary Course Resources
  • Also accessible on mobile and TV

Course Description

Meetings need tight planning, organisation and management or they can quickly become more time consuming than productive. This course will give you the skills to assess the value of meetings, how to steer them and ensure you have effective meetings. You’ll learn how to ensure everyone contributes in a team meeting, how to deal with difficult people and situations and how to set ground rules that work.

Whether you’ve never run a meeting before, or you’re simply looking to make your meetings more productive, this course will take you through everything you need to run effective team meetings.

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About the tutor

Bill McAneny Organisational Psychologist, Board advisor to several global organisations, Consultant, specialist in Management Due Diligence for Private Equity, speaker, lectured at the International Management Academies in Stockholm and Brussels, broadcaster, author of 'Frankenstein's Manager' which outlines how we can all be great managers, creator of the Prelude Character Analysis, designer of many intelligent online learning and assessment systems.