Effective Meetings: Leading and Participating Productively™

This half day effective meetings course will present techniques to capture salient points in a discussion; to condense those points into concise, yet comprehensive, summaries of the issues; and to capture accompanying action items. Participants will practice these techniques during two simulated meetings.

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In-Person

Corporate Training

Individual Training

1-on-1 Coaching

Virtual Version Available

Effective Meetings: Program Overview

Tired of reading meeting minutes that confuse rather than clarify? Exasperated about meeting minutes that give a blow-by-blow synopsis of what was said, but not what was decided and who should do what before the next meeting?

1. Role of the Meeting Leader
2. Processes
3. Group-Memory Technique, Brainstorming, Decision
4. Facilitation Skills
5. Efficient Exchange of Information
6. Problem Participants
7. Final Meeting
This course is delivered in person at your location.
1 or 2-days
Any business professional who regularly participates in or leads meetings.
To keep the class highly active and engaging, attendance is capped at 20 participants.
In order to reinforce and extend learning, participants receive lifetime access to Communispond Digital which houses tools such as Participant Workbooks, LearnTO videos, and Blogs with communication skills tips and strategies.

Highlights of Communispond’s Effective Meetings Training

  • Master Meeting Leadership: Develop the skills and strategies to lead meetings effectively, ensuring they are productive and goal-driven.
  • Engage as a Dynamic Participant: Learn how to actively participate in meetings, making meaningful contributions and fostering a collaborative environment.
  • Effective Facilitation: Discover how to facilitate meetings with confidence, keeping participants engaged and on track to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Strategic Meeting Design: Explore the art of designing meetings that align with objectives, optimizing time and resources for maximum productivity.

Frequently Asked Questions about Effective Meetings Training

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What is the Communispond Meetings: Leading and Participating Productively course, and why is it important for professionals?
The Meetings: Leading and Participating Productively course by Communispond is designed to enhance professionals’ ability to lead and participate in meetings effectively. This training is crucial for improving collaboration, decision-making, and productivity in the workplace.
What topics does the Meetings: Leading and Participating Productively course cover?
This course covers a wide range of topics, including meeting preparation, facilitation skills, active participation, agenda management, and strategies for achieving meeting objectives.
How can this training benefit professionals in various industries?
Effective meetings are essential in all industries for achieving goals and driving progress. Professionals can benefit from this training by enhancing their ability to lead and participate in meetings that result in actionable outcomes.
Can the skills learned in this training be applied to different types of meetings and organizations?

Absolutely. The skills acquired in this course are versatile and can be applied to various types of meetings, including team meetings, board meetings, project meetings, and organizations of all sizes.

What benefits can I expect from mastering meeting leadership and participation through this training?
By honing your meeting leadership and participation skills, you can anticipate improved meeting efficiency, better decision-making, increased engagement, and the ability to lead and contribute effectively in various meeting scenarios.

Communication Skills Tip from Communispond

“This experience was amazing, being able to practice and have live coaching helped. I could see the difference after only the first few hours.”


– John Smith

“This experience was amazing, being able to practice and have live coaching helped. I could see the difference after only the first few hours.”


– John Smith

“This experience was amazing, being able to practice and have live coaching helped. I could see the difference after only the first few hours.”


– John Smith

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