Personal Development training courses

Chairing Meetings

This course will explore the role of the chair in getting the best out of meetings. The day will provide information on carrying through the role of chair and will consider some of the difficulties that can confront “the person in the chair”.

Course Dates:

24th Nov 2017 (spaces available)

5th Feb 2018 (spaces available)

Course Length: 1 day

Course Costs:

Standard Price: £295 (+VAT)

Charity: <15 Staff: £95 (+VAT)

Charity: 16-30 Staff: £125 (+VAT)

Charity: 31+ Staff: £180 (+VAT)

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Course Location

Happy, Alie Street – view map & directions

What You Will Learn

  • To understand the responsibilities of the chair
  • To be able to plan and lead meetings more effectively
  • To be able to assist the meeting in achieving its aims
  • To explore ways of getting the best from meetings.
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Themes Covered

  • Preparations for chairing a meeting
  • Different styles
  • Working with other officers
  • Working with the minute-taker
  • Forming and managing the agenda
  • Problems arising during the meeting
  • The main tasks of setting the scene, holding the boundaries and summarising the discussion
  • Responsibilities after the meeting, including confirming the minutes

SMALL PRINT

The course will run from 10am to 4:45pm (light cold buffet 1pm to 1:45pm). Please be careful to arrive by 9.45am for registration and refreshments. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals. If you arrive over 30 minutes late you may be asked to leave and attend another day.

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions before booking for our payment terms and cancellation policy.


The Happy Guarantee

We want everyone to go away from our courses feeling as though they have learnt useful, practical skills that they can use straight away when they go back to work.

If you don’t feel that your training has been useful or if you are unhappy in any way, please just get in touch with our Customer Services team within 30 days of the course. We will be happy to offer you additional support and training free of charge to help you to gain the skills you need, or if you’d prefer, a full refund.

Your Course Trainer

Kay Worth

Kay Worth

Kay Worth has been running personal development and parenting courses for over 25 years. She has 4 children, a degree in Psychology and many years experience of working in the voluntary sector. She is committed to promoting positive thinking, confidence building, great communication and positive parenting strategies, and loves to see the difference her courses make to relationships both at home and work.