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 Overview

  • Standard Price

    £350*
  • Public Sector Price

    £225*
  • Charity < 15 Staff

    £125*
  • Charity 16-30 Staff

    £175*
  • Charity 31+ Staff

    £225*
  • *Excluding VAT
  • Duration

    1 day
  • Class size

    12 approx.
  • Location

    London
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  • Requirements

    This one-day workshop has been designed for anyone who has to chair or lead meetings as part of their role.

Course overview

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.

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
4 out of 5 stars

Good training. Could have done with some actual roll play around chairing meetings and dealing with difficult situations

Philippa Russell112 days ago

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Chairing Meetings
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The Small Print

The course will run from 10am to 4:30pm (hot 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.

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