Creating and Facilitating Successful Meetings

Course Description

Meetings can be on of the most effective and creative methods to accomplish organizational goals, or the worst timewasters know to teams and management alike. What can you do to lead and participate in successful meeting? Join us in reviewing tools and tactics for successful and creative meetings. We will practice using tools and facilitation methods in an interactive class format.

Course Outline:

General Information
Meeting are important
When to have a meeting
When not to have a meeting
Room layout

Tools for meetings:

  • Robert’s Rules of Order


  • Guidelines
  • Agendas
  • Roles
  • Group memory
  • Notes
  • Evaluation/Success Criteria


Facilitating Meetings Methods and Processes
Leading and Facilitating
Group Memory
Functional and non-functional behavior in groups
Facilitating difficult behaviors in groups
Summary and Evaluations


Contact Information


1 (650) 967-2700

P.O. Box 2103
Sunnyvale, CA 94087-0103