Course Description

Managing Meetings

The Programme 

Managing Meetings is a one-day workshop that 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 is highly participative and will focus on providing an opportunity to participants to practise the skills needed to chair/or contribute effectively to 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 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
  • 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.

Course Date 

  • 12 March 2020
Training ProviderInstitute of Public Administration
Course LocationBallsbridge, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 4
Course CategoryManagement Development, Management & Leadership Development
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course Start Date12th March 2020
Course End Date12th March 2020
Course DurationOne Day
Course Time09:30 - 17:00 on scheduled dates.
Course Fee405/450
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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