Effective Participation at Meetings

This course is designed to provide delegates with practical guidelines on effective preparation and structure of meetings to ensure the desired outcomes.  Delegates will practice the skills of achieving and participating at meetings, utilising techniques explored.


One Day Course

Course Outline (PDF)

Course Objectives:

  • Demonstrated their understanding of the role, skills and behaviours appropriate to
  • effective group meetings
  • Discussed the stages in preparing for a meeting and demonstrated their recognition of different types/purposes of meetings
  • Recognised the importance of meeting preparation and an effective agenda
  • Recognised the relative impact of verbal and non-verbal behaviours
  • Practised listening , questioning and summarising skills
  • Examined ways of exercising influence in groups and identified their own
  • favoured style
  • Demonstrated their understanding of the role of the participant in a meeting
  • Discussed and examined ways of dealing with individual and group behaviour,
  • conflict and awkward participants 
  • Practised group consensus and decision making techniques
  • Demonstrated their skill at controlling progress, managing time effectively and
  • ensuring focus on the key issues
  • Agreed the format for effective minutes and follow up procedures
Price: £450 + vat


  • Thursday 21st July 2022
  • Thursday 29th September 2022
  • Tuesday 8th November 2022