Two sessions of one hour and fifty minutes each.
When meeting participants collaborate, innovate, problem-solve and make sound decisions, your
organization flourishes. By employing these proven strategies in every meeting, you will cut your meeting
time dramatically and increase the likelihood of getting the right people making better decisions in a shorter
This course will give meeting leaders the invaluable skills and the confidence to plan and lead highly
productive meetings. By the end of the course, they will be able to:
§ Determine when a meeting is the best option to achieve a goal.
§ Determine who really needs to attend and what role they will play.
§ Prepare an agenda that will accomplish the meeting goal.
§ Achieve the highest level of participant interaction and collaboration.
§ Develop a reputation for highly effective meetings.
§ Employ all these techniques and strategies in meetings.
Achieving Meeting Excellence will dramatically improve the efficiency and productivity of your entire
organization and offers practical solutions to the following frustrations:
§ A meeting agenda is loose, with no clear roles or responsibilities defined.
§ Participants wonder, “Why am I wasting my time here? I have real work to do.”
§ Attendees are sneaking a look at their messages rather than staying focused.
§ Attendees leave the meeting with no clear action items or responsibilities.
§ There has to be a “meeting after the meeting” to clarify what happened.