The Zen of Meeting Facilitation

A well-run meeting is a joy to behold—and requires an array of skills, from planning the agenda and setting the tone to managing air time and keeping discussions on track. How do you deal with difficult people, moderate your own reactions and find common ground? How do you determine whether a meeting is even necessary? We'll explore these questions and more in this interactive session.

You will learn to:

  • Recognize the key components of successful meetings
  • Identify and practice successful facilitation skills
  • Discuss ways to summarize and clarify meeting agreements for accuracy and successful follow up
  • Apply techniques that increase your conflict management skills
  • Create meetings that have “satisfying arc” and successful pace

You will benefit by:

  • Developing your ability to run productive and collaborative meetings
  • Increasing your people skills, both in and out of meetings


Anyone who plans and facilitates meetings

Curriculum Area

  • Team Development and Dynamics


Code: TDD1904

Presenter: Jeanne Mackey

Cost: $179

Offered by Learning & Professional Development