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How to Run an Effective Meeting

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Course details

1 hour
Featuring: Jordan Harry
Director of Relations at Phoenix Community Capital

Objective of Course:

Meetings have always been around and are common place for businesses – so why is this often such a painful part of working life? Research shows that of the 23 hours that executives spend in meetings each week, on average, eight are unproductive. That’s a staggering amount of time and therefore, money wasted each week by companies. So, how can businesses prevent this from happening and run effective meetings instead?


This course will be beneficial to people at all stages of their career, whether they are in marketing or another discipline. It will provide you with all the knowledge and steps you need in order to run an effective meeting, whilst also looking at how to keep momentum and promote accountability after a meeting has taken place. So, take this course and put an end to those unproductive, never-ending meetings! 

Here are a number of Topics We will Look at:

  • Running a great meeting

  • Types of meetings

  • Keeping focus in meetings

  • Assigning actions and timelines

  • Why effective meetings are important

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand what great meetings involve

  • Understand key elements in preparing an effective meeting

  • How to maintain the focus of others in meetings

  • Ability to ensuring meetings run smoothly

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