Managing Meeting Effectively

October 17-18, 2019


Managers spend substantial time planning, attending and running meetings, yet they are too often perceived as unproductive and frustrating experiences.  Our ability to manage effective meetings is critical to organizational success. To work successfully with people so that they produce desired results while feeling respected and motivated is a challenge. Meetings are a vehicle to bring out the best ideas, utilize resources for effective problem solving and resolve conflict that Impacts effectiveness. Through a series of hands-on learning exercises participants have a chance to practice meeting effectiveness roles, use facilitation tools and skills and receive feedback and coaching on how to deal with specific meeting situations and difficult behaviors.

 This two-day interactive program focuses on the skills, qualities, techniques and tools needed to plan, conduct and follow through for face to face and remote meetings.  Participants will acquire valuable tools and skills for keeping people focused, following through on decisions and actions, and achieving desired outcomes.


The benefits of attending this program cannot be over emphasized; participants will be able to:

  • plan & prepare for meetings and structure an effective agenda
  • gain insight into choosing the right time & place based on meeting type, attendees & necessary outcomes
  • set up meeting spaces for maximum efficiency
  • learn how to incorporate electronic options for remote participants
  • define & assign meeting roles & responsibilities
  • effectively manage the three phases of a meeting — before, during, and after
  • develop the ability to successfully facilitate challenging situations and difficult behaviors
  • understand checklists, tools, and formats for face-to-face and virtual meetings


  • Fundamentals of conducting meetings
  • The purpose of meetings
  • Planning meetings
  • Participating in meetings
  • Closing meetings
  • Managing meetings
  • The role of leaders
  • Decisions and ideas
  • Eliminating groupthink
  • Communicating as meeting leaders
  • Communicating clearly
  • Using effective language
  • Listening effectively and asking questions
  • Improving listening skills
  • Asking effective questions
  • Communicating nonverbally
  • Nonverbal communication
  • Interpreting nonverbal communication
·         Model the Way
  • Perceptions and Behaviors Needed
  • Developing Your Emotional Intelligence
  • Prevention and Intervention Techniques
  • “Dreaded Behaviors” Games
·         Summary and Close
– Revisit Challenges and Goals
– Next Actions


The trainer will use a variety of training methods including, presentations that share both theory and industry best practices with practical sessions in accordance with adult learning and blended learner-centred principles. Learning is interactive, hands-on, experiential, peer-sharing, reflective and self-directed.


This course is suitable for every member of staff. Managers, Leaders, Supervisors and Individuals who want to improve their ability to run effective meetings.

COURSE FEE:                                                                                             

N75 000.00, this fee covers expert tuition, training kits, souvenirs and feeding (tea break, lunch (buffet) throughout the duration of the Programme


Venue:             2nd Floor

Lagos Chambers of Commerce & Industry Building (LCCI)

Bola Tinubu Way, Beside Marwa/MKO Garden

Alausa Ikeja,


Date:               October 17-18, 2019

Time:               9 a.m. Daily


E-mail: training@spcpatternsconsulting.comCall:  +234 805 444 8597 +234 708 503 9947 +234 809 631 1690

Pay in favour of SPC PATTERNS CONSULTING into the following banks
GTBANK – 0003651617
FCMB – 2733813011

Print & Send Brochure form with a draft in favour of SPC PATTERNS CONSULTING


SPC Patterns Consulting Ltd

2nd Floor, North Wing,

Daily Time Building

3-7, Kakawa Street, Marina Lagos


Certificate of participation exclusive to all participants Subscription to this program is currently open and will stay open until ONE week before the course.