Meetings That Rock: ESSENTIALS

Level: Intermediate

Why take this course?

  • Know the art and science of the most important facilitation meeting tools and techniques.

  • Confidently apply them at the right time and to the right audience.

  • When you understand the WHY and HOW of best practices in facilitation, you become the competent, sought after meeting leader.

Who is this course for?

  • Experienced team leaders who want to take their organization to a higher level of performance.

  • Anyone keenly interested in honouring diversity & inclusion.

  • People who are on track to becoming professional facilitators.

Included in this Course:

  • Tools

    All the tools you need to facilitate effective and productive meetings

  • Templates

    Dozens of facilitator templates to download for you to use over and over

  • Resources

    A list of all the resources we use in this course and more for you to research.

  • Examples

    Example questions & case studies for the most common meeting situations.

  • Visualization

    An opportunity for you to integrate your learning through guided visualizations.

Course curriculum

  • 01
    Part 1: Get Everyone Talking
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    • Introduction
    • Intro PPT Slides
    • Learning Log
    • Chapter I: 3 Roles & 4 Easy Things
    • Chapter I PPT Slides
    • 3 Essential Talk Roles
    • Sample Group Instruction Template
    • More on Sample Ground Rules
    • Chapter II: Too Much, Too Little, Too Negative
    • Chapter II PPT Slides
    • Chapter III: The Art of Questions and Phrases
    • Chapter III PPT Slides
    • Practice Open-Ended Questions
    • Smart Provocative Questions
    • More Great Example Questions
    • Chapter IV: Final (Summary) Tips
    • Chapter IV PPT Slides
    • Talk FAQs
    • Resources on Talk
    • Part I Summary Talk Visualization
  • 02
    Part 2: Get Everyone Focused
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    • Introduction
    • Intro PPT Slides
    • Learning Log
    • Chapter I: 4 Roles and 4 Easy Things
    • Chapter I PPT Slides
    • 4 Essential Focus Roles
    • Ensure The Right People Attend
    • Chapter II: Perfect Your Purpose
    • Chapter II PPT Slides
    • Example Aims
    • Chapter III: The Art and Science of Agendas
    • Chapter III PPT Slides
    • Sample Agenda
    • Short Meeting Agenda Template
    • Chapter IV: Keep Them On Time & On Track
    • Chapter IV PPT Slides
    • What To Say About Timing
    • Chapter V: Final Tips
    • Chapter V PPT Slides
    • Yet More Focus Tips
    • Focus FAQs
    • Resources on Focus
    • Part 2 Summary Focus Visualization
  • 03
    Part 3: Get the Best Ideas
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    • Introduction
    • Intro PPT Slides
    • Learning Log
    • Chapter I: 3 Roles and 4 Easy Things
    • Chapter I PPT Slides
    • Roles for Getting the Best Ideas
    • Art of Mindmapping
    • What If Instructions
    • Chapter II: THE Best Brainstorming Practices
    • Chapter II PPT Slides
    • The Art of Brainstorming
    • Words For Naming Actions, Outcomes and Issues
    • Chapter III: Solving Unresolved Problems
    • Chapter III PPT Slides
    • Reframing Instructions
    • Chapter IV: Final Tips
    • Chapter IV PPT Slides
    • Ideas FAQs
    • Resources on Brainstorming
    • Part 3 Summary Ideas Visualization
  • 04
    Part 4: Get Action and Results
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    • Introduction
    • Intro PPT Slides
    • Learning Log
    • Chapter I: 2 Roles and 4 Easy Things
    • Chapter I PPT Slides
    • Action Chart Tool
    • Plus Delta Evaluation Template
    • Roles to Achieve Results
    • Chapter II: Actions Framework & Tools
    • Chapter II PPT Slides
    • Criteria Rating
    • Multi Dot Voting
    • Chapter III: Closing It Up!
    • Chapter III PPT Slides
    • Example Accountability Conversation
    • Results - FAQ
    • Top 25 Closing Questions
    • Chapter IV: Final Tips
    • Chapter IV PPT Slides
    • Resources on Results
    • Part 4 Summary Action Visualization

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