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Running effective meetings

Synopsis

A practical session to address the recurring problems with meetings. They take too long and they don’t produce results. A course to transform the way you plan, run and follow-up your meetings.

 

Outcomes

As a result of attending this course, you will be able to:

  • identify clearly what is not working
  • use practical techniques to put things right
  • prepare an effective agenda
  • run a productive meeting
  • deliver appropriate minutes on a timely basis
  • hold meetings that result in actions

 

Content

Specific criteria for your meetings

  • Key qualities including clarity, brevity and actions

Do you need to meet?

  • How to identify when a meeting is not needed or appropriate

Ground Rules

  • Eradicate some of the common irritants and barriers before you start

Objectives & Structure

  • "If you don’t know where you’re going you will probably end up somewhere else…” The Peter Principle
  • How to draw up the agenda

Who’s in charge?

  • The role of the Chair

Decision making

  • How are decisions made?
  • Ways to make the process smoother and more effective

Dealing with the difficult stuff

  • Issues, people, discord

Client meetings, pitches and tenders

  • Creating impact in your presentations
  • Practical tools for hitting the right note

Review

  • Tips for busy lawyers
Format

A practical session that can be run as a high paced hour of excellent tips to a three hour session with an opportunity to prepare for specific types of meeting and practise minute taking.

It’s highly interactive with opportunities to share ideas to best practice.

Duration

1-3 hours

Delegates

Lawyers. This session can also be adapted for support staff.

Maximum 20 per course

Tutors

Doug Robinson
Rachael Davis-Stollar

To discuss how we can help call Linda Moran on 0114 273 8300 or email Linda@KinchRobinson.com