Effective Meetings Seminar


The goal of this workshop is to learn how to plan and execute effective meetings that accomplish objectives and are not time wasters. Participants will learn how to ensure that commitments made in meetings are followed through on and that every meeting held is valuable to your department, your organization and those in attendance.

Benefits of Effective Meetings Training

  • Understand and utilize effectively different types of meetings to accomplish goals
  • Comprehend what agendas should include and how to utilize them effectively
  • Assess own behaviors in order to encourage group participation and achieve desired meeting results
  • Understand what meeting minutes are and how they should be utilized to ensure action committed to in the meeting becomes action taken

How the Program Works

Through instruction, participants learn some tools and techniques for leading effective meetings to achieve desired results.

Program Outline

  • Elements of an Effective Meeting
  • Purpose and Types of Meetings
  • Meeting Planning
  • Effective Meeting Design
  • Conducting Meetings
  • Tools and Techniques


Training sessions are comprised of lecture, written exercises, large and small group discussions, PowerPoint presentations