How to Conduct a Structured Meeting Workshop

How to Conduct a Structured Meeting Workshop
  • 23rd May 2017
    08:30 - 15:45

A meeting is a gathering of two or more people that has been convened for the purpose of achieving a common goal through verbal interaction, such as sharing information or reaching agreement.

Meetings may occur face-to-face or virtually – as mediated by communications technology such as a telephone conference call, a skyped conference call or a videoconference.

Course content:

Introduction to effective meetings
• Types of meetings and their purpose
• Meeting terminology
• Characteristics of meetings

Duties of participants
• Duties of the chairman
• Duties of the secretary
• Duties of the treasurer

Prepare for a meeting
• Planning the meeting

Meeting documentation
• Notice of meeting
• Agenda
• Minutes of the meeting
• Distribution lists
• Attendance register

How to chair a meeting
• Keep to the time
• Review the meeting
• Attending other people’s meetings

Deal with differing views
• Handing difficult/problem people
• Techniques to create progress in a meeting
• Making decisions during meetings
• Deal with conflict

Event organiser: Helga Smit on 021 402 4300 or email

Speaker profile:
The BDCE team comprises competent and professional practitioners with extensive experience in Organisational Development and Human Capital Development.
They work closely with their clients to ensure an outcome-based approach.
Their training programmes have been implemented successfully to a wide variety of clients in numerous industries.

BDCE’s approach is based on adult education principles.
Their training is characterised by interaction and participation as opposed to traditional theoretical courses.
They customise their programmes to meet their clients’ specific training needs.
They provide workshops as well as accredited training through competent facilitators and their QMS included accredited assessors and moderators.



Venue Phone: 0214024300

33 Martin Hammerschlag Way, Foreshore, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001, South Africa