Facilitating Meetings Effectively

Effective facilitators know how to take charge of meetings and lead groups toward successfully completing their work objectives. In this course, you will strategically plan meetings and create formal agendas, lead groups to generate new ideas through brainstorming events, and help people work through facilitated difficult sessions. You will also further develop your facilitation skills by leading virtual meetings and even moderating international sessions.

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Learning Objectives

In this course, you will develop the skills to facilitate meetings effectively.

  • You will:
  • Build a foundation for a successful meeting.
  • Prepare for a meeting.
  • Set the stage for a meeting.
  • Facilitate a meeting.
  • Facilitate a specialized meeting


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Lesson 1: Building a Foundation for Successful Meetings
  • Topic A: Identify Types of Meetings
  • Topic B: Identify Attributes of Strong Meeting Leaders
  • 2 - Lesson 2: Preparing for a Meeting
  • Topic A: Clarify the Purpose of the Meeting
  • Topic B: Identify Participants
  • Topic C: Plan Meeting Logistics
  • Topic D: Create an Agenda
  • 3 - Lesson 3: Setting the Stage for a Meeting
  • Topic A: Establish a Meeting Climate
  • Topic B: Resolve Challenging Situations
  • 4 - Lesson 4: Facilitating a Meeting
  • Topic A: Lead a Meeting
  • Topic B: Make Sound Decisions
  • Topic C: Publish Meeting Minutes
  • Topic D: Close a Meeting
  • 5 - Lesson 5: Facilitating Specialized Meetings
  • Topic A: Manage a Brainstorming Session
  • Topic B: Manage a Virtual Meeting
  • Topic C: Manage an International Meeting
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    This course is designed for managers, supervisors, team leaders, or anyone who leads meetings as part of their job and wants to learn how to become a more effective meeting facilitator.

    Facilitating Meetings Effectively

    Course Length : 1 Day

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