Leading Productive Meetings

A well run meeting saves the time and frustrations of all participants. This course will develop your knowledge of a chairperson role and hone your meeting management skills.


1 Day



A good chairperson controls a meeting so that its purpose is achieved as efficiently, fairly and effectively as possible.

This course teaches the participant to chair with confidence, maximising the input of the attendees and achieving the desired outcome.

Who will benefit

Anyone who is asked to be a chairperson for an internal committee or project group, or wants to know more about the meeting process.


  • Essential tasks of the chairperson
  • Duties and power of the chairperson
  • Managing meetings
  • Types of meetings
  • Meaningful agendas
  • Dealing with conflict.

Learning Outcomes

Participants should be able to:

  • Chair a meeting with knowledge and confidence
  • Run shorter, more effective meetings
  • Manage issues that arise.
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