Effective meeting facilitation skills allow you to spend less time in meetings while improving your ability to achieve the meeting purpose. Great meeting facilitators are a mix between scientist and artist; adept at facilitating excellent communication. Learn the science behind the meeting facilitation process. Better yet, learn when it is best to not hold a meeting at all.
This course is designed to give you a facilitation process that allows you to efficiently deliver the meeting purpose. It focuses on preparing, welcoming, conducting, and follow up processes to get results.
- PREPARE – Clearly understand the meeting purpose and roles, build the expected results and the most efficient path to them, and prepare others to be prepared in the meeting
- WELCOME – Assure that your meeting achieves its purpose by starting our right.
- CONDUCT – Learn how to keep the focus and energy in a meeting and reduce or remove distractions.
- FOLLOW UP – Make sure the purpose is met and follow up is assigned and completed as needed.
The primary focus will be in the power of preparation for a meeting and efficiently obtaining the meeting purpose by following a step by step preparation process.