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Running effective meetings


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.



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



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


  • Tips for busy lawyers

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.


1-3 hours


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

Maximum 20 per course


Doug Robinson

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