CPD: COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Getting The Most Out Of Meetings

Intended audience:
Solicitors

Duration:   
3 hours

Format: 
Small group workshop and case studies

Objective:
This workshop will provide practical guidance on effective techniques for participation in meetings with clients, other professionals and within the firm.

Topics:

  • Purposeful and purposeless meetings – contributing to the former and avoiding the latter
  • Face-to-face, teleconference and videoconference (the differences)
  • Preparing for different meetings
  • Participating in meetings:
    • When and how to make an impact
    • Where to sit
    • Meeting etiquette
    • Agendas
    • Reaching decisions
    • Minutes and action points
  • The art of chairing an effective meeting
  • Dealing with difficult people at meetings

Outcomes:      

  • Participants will be able to reduce significantly the number of ineffective meetings they attend
  • Participants will be able to prepare efficiently for meetings and contribute in an effective manner with appropriate impact
  • Participants will understand how to chair a meeting well and how to handle challenging individuals

Training Team

Elspeth Mills Rendall

Trainer
Elspeth Mills Rendall

Trainer
Rachael Davis-Stollar

Trainer
Judith Raphaely

Trainer
Shalini Sequeira

Trainer
Mark Sinclair

Trainer
Emma Tegerdine

Fresh Professional Development  Ltd, The Forum, 277 London Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 9QU
t. 01454 550066, e. info@fdg.uk.com, w. www.freshpd.com © Fresh Professional Development Ltd. 2017

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