Effective Meetings Skills for IT Professionals


This one-day workshop is specifically designed for IT professionals. It will provide you with a clear grasp of the skills needed to plan, participate and contribute to effective meetings and how to take the most away from the meetings and prevent time wasting. The course will teach you how to structure your meetings, how to prepare for them, whatever your role, and how to maximise the effectiveness of meetings. Through the use of some meetings tools & techniques, exercises, discussion, role-plays and feedback you will develop your own confident and effective meetings style, so that you give and receive maximum benefit from meetings. This workshop forms one day of the RSM 'Inter-personal Skills for IT Professionals' programme, but may also be attended in isolation.

This course is available 'on demand' (minimum 2 students) for public presentations or for one-company, on-site presentations.

Objectives

On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • plan and prepare systematically for an effective meeting
  • identify the various roles within a meeting and be confident in them
  • define your role and set your objectives for the meeting
  • participate and contribute effectively in meetings
  • understand post meeting requirements, follow-up and completion.

Who Should Attend

All those who have to attend and participate in meetings within the IS/IT environment.

Prerequisites

None.

Duration

1 day

Fee (per attendee)

£450 (ex VAT)

Course Code

MGD1

Contents

How to prepare for a meeting, structure the agenda and set your objectives

How to chair a meeting and understanding the chairman's role

How to maximise your participation in a meeting by listening and contributing

How to handle questions confidently

How to prepare helpful notes

Some useful tools and techniques to aid consensus and decision making.


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