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Participating in Meetings


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CPD25 – The Effective Meeting Participant 9.30am – 1.30pm. 13th December 2005 Facilitated by Glenor Roberts of LEVELheaded Aim To enable participants to be more effective when participating in meetings. Objectives By the end of the course you will be able to: • List the purposes of meetings • Describe an excellent meeting participant • Explain the meaning of key words and phrases frequently used in relation to meetings • Outline the role and responsibilities of specific people at the meeting – chair, clerk, treasurer • Read an agenda • Plan and prepare before a meeting Level For those with limited experience of attending meetings and no previous training. Approach Participants will be asked to take part in small and large group work to think through issues for themselves. Programme 9.30 Introductions and Objectives Introductions What do we want to achieve? Session 1 Types of meetings Different purposes of meetings Session 2 Participation Producing a checklist for the ‘perfect’ participant, before, during and after the meeting Session 3 Understanding meetings The translation quiz Key ‘players’ at meetings Agenda – what everything means Session 4 Influencing Being prepared Your credibility Your sources of power Using active language Using ‘I’ language Eliminating padding and weak words 1.30 Close © LEVELheaded 2003
Booking Information: Cost is £60 for CPD25 subscribers, £80 M25 affiliate members and £100 for other institutions, including refreshments. To book, please book online at, or contact Dave Puplett at Please note that there are limited places available for this event, which will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Bookings will close on the 10th December 2005 and any cancellations after that date will incur a 50% cancellation fee. Provisional bookings will be held for 7 working days. A “no show??? on the day will incur 100% cancellation charges. © LEVELheaded 2003

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