Course Description

The 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 four hour course that will be delivered over two x two hour modules (10:00 am – 12:00 noon and 1:00pm – 3:00pm).  It will be delivered remotely via MS Teams and facilitated by a subject matter expert.

Course Dates: 

  • 10 November 2021

Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland
College Name Institute of Public Administration
Course Category Business, Management Skills
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 4
Course Start Date 10th November 2021
Course End Date 10th November 2021
Course Fee 320.00
Course Duration Four Hour Online Course
Course Times 10:00 am - 12:00 noon and 1:00pm - 3:00pm on scheduled dates.
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Institute of Public Administration

01 668 9135
57-61 Lansdowne Road,, Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland

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