Managing online meetings

Course information

Managing a meeting can be challenging in the best of times – but doing it when everyone is working remotely requires
a new range of skills. On this highly practical course, you’ll learn how to ensure meetings stick to an agenda, use time effectively,  involve all attendees and achieve their objectives.

 

It covers the A to Z of chairing a meeting from devising an agenda, working with the minute-taker, Freedom of Information Act requirements and developing listening skills, to following-up and signing-off on minutes. It also includes practical tips and strategies to manage meetings (and people) remotely. It is delivered by a former journalist and politician who has extensive experience in chairing meetings, and also delivering training remotely.

After this course, you will:

Who should attend?

This course is for anyone who chairs meetings but has never received formal training – or for anyone who would simply
 like to  polish their chairing skills. It’s also for you if you’ll have to chair meetings in the future and want to be able to
understand and apply best practice.

What’s covered in this course

1

Preparing for the meeting

2

Running the meeting

3

After the meeting

For a more detailed course outline, please get in touch.

Course delivery options ​

Live online training

Choose a practical interactive online session. The trainer will illustrate how to chair a meeting in the way she delivers the course.

Tailored in-house courses

Get the training you need with customised onsite training based on your organisation's meetings. Half-day course for a small group.

Bespoke coaching – online

One-to-one coaching focuses on your own challenges and objectives. The trainer will tailor the session for the meetings you manage.

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