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Meeting Management (half-day)

Course Length: 1/2 day

Learn how to plan for and facilitate meetings that are well organized, highly productive and action-oriented.

Participants will learn to use five basic tools that can handle all the classic meeting complaints: 1) they are unfocused and take too long; 2) you revisit the same issues and fail to produce action items; 3) people come late and leave early; 4) the same few people dominate and 5) some people resort to personal attacks. You will discover how to resolve all these issues and cut the time spent in meetings in half while dramatically increasing overall quality and participation.

Key Topics

  • Handle meeting nightmares
  • Structure agenda
  • Set expectations
  • Identify hidden agendas
  • Minimize wheel spinning and repetition
  • Resolve conflict
  • Track difficult issues
  • Keep meetings focused and productive
  • Identify and complete action items
  • Utilize the group memory and group memo
  • Increase overall team effectiveness


 Barry Flicker

BARRY FLICKER, author of Working at Warp Speed, is an internationally known expert on developing high performance organizations through leadership, project management, team building, communication and negotiating skills. He helps organizations resolve conflict, optimize change and produce quality results by discovering their most efficient blend of technical and behavioral assets.

Barry brings over 20 years of management experience in the computer industry to the design and delivery of corporate training programs. The elements of creativity, inspiration and non-linear problem solving reflect his years of experience in management.

This expertise, blended with his skills as a performing artist in the fields of magic, acting and standup comedy, presents a refreshing approach to training. Participants consistently rate his programs "excellent and entertaining!"

Oct 12
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

7700 Gateway Blvd.
Newark, CA

Newark, CA


Onsite Delivery

For more information about having a course delivered at your site and tailored to meet your organization's specific objectives.

Contact: info@effectivetraining.com