Course Description

Chairing and Managing Meetings

The Chairing and Managing Meetings workshop aims to take the pain out of meetings and to introduce staff to the principles and techniques involved. Meetings are an important and integrated part of organisational communication consultation, debate and decision-making. Organisations need effective meetings but these do not happen without correct procedures, preparation and planning. The workshop will focus on providing an opportunity to participants to learn the skills needed to chair/or contribute effectively to online and face-to-face meetings.

Learning Outcomes 

Upon completion of this training, participants will:

  • understand of the principles and best practice of preparing for and conducting meetings
  • learn the techniques most commonly encountered in meetings
  • enhance skills in communication and assertiveness
  • improve existing, or acquire new skills to maximise their contribution at online and face-to-face meetings.

Course Content 

The course will cover the following areas:

  • Why have a meeting
  • different roles and responsibilities of staff attending meetings
  • planning for meetings (pnline and face-to-face)
  • leading and managing a meeting effectively
  • attending and contributing positively at meetings
  • managing conflict, decision-making and assertiveness after meetings – what needs to be done and who is going to do it.

This course has been modified for online delivery.  It is a half day course that will be delivered from 10:00am to  1:00pm.  It will be delivered remotely via MS Teams and facilitated by a subject matter expert.

Scheduled Dates:

  • 7 November 2023
Training ProviderInstitute of Public Administration
Course LocationBallsbridge, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 4
Course CategoryManagement Development, Management & Leadership Development
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course Start Date7th November 2023
Course End Date7th November 2023
Course DurationThree Hour Online Course
Course Time10:00 am - 1:00pm on scheduled dates.
Course Fee300.00
Phone01 240 3666
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Course Provider

Institute of Public Administration

57-61 Lansdowne Road,, Ballsbridge, Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland. Eircode: D04 TC62

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