Running an effective meeting is crucial to the function of any company or organization. It presents an opportunity to organize, share information, collaborate with diverse team members, and tackle objectives efficiently. Being prepared, taking leadership when needed, and delegating effectively are important elements of effective meetings. Additionally, when conducting meetings, be sure to leverage team energy and engagement as much as possible.
This module has been put together to discuss the factors that contribute to ineffective meetings and action steps that need to be taken to address them. The training module will be run as a practical workshop employing active learning activities including team discussions and roe plays - based on real-life issues and situations in the company.
Explain the importance of business meetings and discuss the common problems and issues in holding meetings
Take actions necessary to make meetings more effective, meaningful and productive
Explain the general rules of meetings that all participants should abide by
Elaborate how a meeting facilitator can play a positive and effective role while conducting a meeting and apply the knowledge and skills needed to be an effective meeting facilitator