Facilitating Effective Meetings - a practical one-day or two-day seminar in the key skills for preparing and leading an effective meeting.

Participants will learn:
how to prepare for different types of meetings; setting objectives; critical success factors; structuring a meeting; advance work and communications prior to the meeting to maximize the time and opportunity; how to facilitate a meeting: focusing on outcomes and goals; leading a discussion; controlling the flow of the meeting without dominating or pressuring participants; responding to comments and questions, encouraging a sense of shared purpose and constructive outcomes; how to build consensus; use of vocabulary: dos and don?ts; understanding effective body language and how to utilize it to build trust and confidence; enhancing your verbal delivery - pitch, pace, tone, articulation, volume, eliminating verbal barriers; bringing the meeting to a close.