Conduct Meetings with a Purpose: Techniques and Tools

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Meetings are supposed to provide time to listen, learn, plan, address issues, and make decisions.  But all too often they can be stressful and unproductive. Common problems include: no clear purpose, or clear outcome, rambling or poor quality participation, late arrivals and missing participants. 

Conduct Meetings with a Purpose: Techniques and Tools

Failing to plan for a meeting is planning to fail. Some of the direct effects of ineffective meetings include:

  • meetings are longer, less efficient and generate fewer results
  • more meetings are needed to accomplish objectives
  • With so much time spent in ineffective meetings, employees have less time to get their own work done
  • ineffective meetings create frustration at all staff levels
  • inefficient meetings cost organizations billions of dollars each year in otherwise productive employee work time

By attending this half-day workshop on Conduct Meetings with a Purpose, you will be better able to prepare and run meetings that are purposeful, efficient, and that meet your specific department, project, or organizational objectives.

You will learn:

  • How to determine if a meeting is really necessary.
  • To create agenda that ensure progress
  • Practical tools for running focused, results-oriented meetings.
  • Techniques for maximizing participation from meeting attendees.
  • Tips for getting follow-through on meeting action items.

Price: $75                            

Date:  May 1, 9:00 am - noon

Register today!

Business & Industry Training
31 College Drive
Concord, NH 03301-7412
(603) 230-4022
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Office of Workforce Development