Leading Productive Meetings

Leading Productive Meetings Training Melbourne


Poorly run meetings can be real time wasters. They sometimes have poor, or very often, even no agendas! They run over time, they achieve very little and they usually leave people feeling frustrated and disillusioned! An efficiently run meeting on the other hand, can actually save time and lead to productive outcomes. They leave people feeling that they’ve actually achieved something! Our Leading Productive Meetings training in Melbourne will improve the way you run your meetings and lead to better outcomes.


Leading Productive Meetings training in Albury Wodonga


Unfortunately, productive meetings rarely happen by chance. They are productive because the someone, usually the meeting leader, has done the necessary preparation to make sure the meeting they are leading is productive. A man standing in front of a group leading a productive meeting


This is a Half Day day interactive workshop that will give attendees useful tools to use in preparing for, and leading, more productive meetings.



  • Pre & Post Course Meetings Skills Questionnaire
  • Leading Productive Meetings Training Manual
  • 4 Weeks of Email Coaching post the training


Productive Meetings Training Outline

  • Review Meeting Questionnaire
  • To meet or not to meet….that is the question


Planning for a Productive Meeting

  • Identify the Purpose
  • Who should attend?
  • Timing
  • The Agenda


Managing the Meeting

  • Meeting leaders role
  • Other roles
  • Taking Notes/Minutes
  • Assigning actions
  • Finishing the meeting
  • Meeting Follow Up


Keeping on Track

  • Learn strategies to keep your meetings productive, focused and on track


Communicating in Meetings

  • Body Language
  • Feedback and Attending Skills
  • Asking Good Questions
  • Listening Skills


Handling the People

  • Handling difficult people in meetings
  • Resolving Conflicts and Confrontation

Productive Meetings Training Outcomes


  • Learn how to plan, prepare and lead a productive meeting
  • Ensure meetings are more action oriented
  • Reduce the amount of time spent in unproductive meetings
  • Watch people take control and responsibility in their meetings
  • Discover ways to communicate more effectively in meetings
  • Implement strategies designed to improve follow up from meetings


In short, you will learn strategies to help you plan, prepare and lead more productive meetings which will in turn have a positive effect on the productivity of your team or organisation. Contact us to discuss our Leading Productive Meetings Training Program in more detail. Call 02 6056 8887 or email Geoff Prior 


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