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Meeting Management One Day Workshop


Tue 12 Mar 2013, 9:00am–4:45pm

Where: Red Cross House, 3 Dann Close, Garran

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Per person: $175.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: learn

Meetings are essential to any productive business. They provide a forum where ideas can be shared, information exchanged and decisions made. This course will give you the basic tools you need to initiate and manage your meetings. You will learn planning and leading techniques that will give you the confidence to run a meeting that will engage your attendees and leave a positive and lasting impression.

This course includes the following topics:

Planning and preparing
- Identifying the participants
- Choosing the time and place
- Creating the agenda
- Gathering materials
- Sending invitations
- Making logistical arrangements

Setting up the meeting space
- The basic essentials
- The extra touches
- Choosing a physical arrangements

Electronic Options
- Overview of choices available
- Things to consider
- Making a financial decision

Roles and responsibilities
- The chairperson
- The minute taker
- Variations for large and small meetings
- What are minutes
- What do I record?
- A take-home template

Chairing a meeting
- Getting off on the right foot
- The role of the agenda
- Using a parking lot
- Keeping the meeting on track
- Dealing with overtime
- Holding participants accountable

Dealing with disruptions
- Running in and out
- Mobile phones ringing
- Off on a tangent

Making the most of your meeting
- The 50 minute meeting
- Using games
- Giving prizes
- Stuffed magic

Bookings: individual and group bookings welcome at Red Cross College training venues. Red Cross College also offers onsite training for larger groups where possible.

For more information, visit or call 1300 367 428.