How to run effective meetings

Welcome to "How to run effective team meetings", in this module we will look at a number of factors that can affect whether a meeting is successful or not.

Each of the sections explain a specific area that will help you when you are organising meetings. 

When you are ready, click on each section in turn and follow the instructions through each page.

Introduction

Introduction

Meeting objectives

Meeting objectives

What does the acronym SMART stand for?

What document should support your meeting objectives?

Meeting objectives true / false

Agenda and meeting preparation

Meeting agenda

Which of the following items should always appear on your agenda? (There may be more than one right answer).

Meeting preparation

Chairing a meeting

Chairing meetings

Chairing meetings: true / false

Chairing meetings: true / false

Chairing meetings: true / false

When meetings go wrong

When meetings go wrong

Why do you think the meeting was unsuccessful? Type your answer into the space below and then click "Submit" to see how it compares with the model answer.

What suggestions would you make to Dan, to help his next meeting go smoothly? Type your answer into the space below and then click "Submit" to see how it compares with the model answer.

When meetings go wrong

What should Kate do? Type your answer into the space below and then click "Submit" to see how it compares with the model answer.

How can Kate avoid similar problems in the future? Type your answer into the space below and then click "Submit" to see how it compares with the model answer

What steps should meeting organisers take to make sure that actions are completed by specific individuals? (There may be more than one right answer).

When meetings go wrong

What should Melanie do? (There may be more than one right answer).

What should you do if someone is late to a meeting, without having given you any warning?

In conclusion