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How to Chair a Meeting 22 March295.00

Date and Time

Half day course: Friday 22 March


About the Course

Many professionals spend a lot of time attending,chairing and participating at meetings. Research shows that, despite our best intentions, up to 50% of the time spent at meetings is wasted and that often meetings produce little in the way of tangible outcomes- primarily because the basic rules of good meetings are not observed by either the participants or the chair or sometimes both.

Public Affairs Ireland's half day seminar offers practical guidelines and tips to enhance your meeting skills. As time and resources are often limited,everyone needs such tools and techniques to help them maximise how effectively they use their time and limited resources. Ensuring that the meetings that you chair or that you attend are run effectively should help you in the goal of maximising your usage of time.

Learning outcomes:  

By the end of the seminar participants will:

  • Know the importance of managing both the "process" and "people" elements of meetings
  • Have identified what typically goes wrong in meetings
  • Know how to draw up a code of conduct for meetings
  • Know what are the key requirements for enhancing the "process" side of meeting- before, during and after the meeting
  • Have identified the skills that will improve your ability to manage the "people" side of meetings- e.g encouraging participation, dealing with conflict, ensuring actions are completed etc.
  • Have written up an Action Plan for implementation back in the work place

Attendees will qualify for 3 CPD points