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.
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.
Want a refresher on punctuation? Or a quick guide to plain English? What about tips on writing for your website? Or useful phrases for minutes? Our fact-sheets are full of information that will help you to write clear, correct English.