Organizing and Attending Effecitve Business Meetings Optimizer Middle East
Price: AED 1,000
  • Other Location: Deira - Dubai
  • Duration: 7 Hours

    Course details

    Course overview:
    Conducting effective and productive meetings can make a lot of difference organization's performance especially since time and resources required to conduct meetings are often limited. Our proven training program equips the participants with all the skills and qualities along with practical experience, to effectively organize and contribute towards efficient and productive meetings. The following topics are covered:
    Module1: Introduction to meeting process
    Identifying the purpose of the meeting and when it is warranted.
    Identifying different type of costs(including non-financial) involved in organizing and conducting a meeting
    The 6 different types of meeting
    Discussion of the following: attendees, chair, the agenda and the minutes
    Identifying the Roles and responsibilities of attendees and the chair
    Module 2: Effective Planning and preparation
    The 5 Wh-questions for meeting planning
    Setting the objectives and outcomes of meeting
    The check list, Sending notifications, Minutes taking, and Feedback taking
    Tips for short meetings
    Role of technology and its effective usage in a meeting.
    Module 3: Effective participation and Controlling of a meeting
    Timekeeping and Dealing with delays and disruptions
    Identifying negative behavior and dealing with it
    Identifying how organizational culture and regional culture affects the conduct of a meeting
    Identifying and interpreting non-verbal communication in a meeting
    Tips for effective participation for attendees
    Directing a meeting - the chair and the seniors
    Module 4: Concluding a Meeting and Follow-up process
    Finishing positively
    Improving contribution from less active participants
    Check for acknowledgment and agree to the next steps
    Taking feedback if required.
    Post Meeting review
    Reporting and minutes distribution
    Planning for the next meeting if necessary.
    Who is it for:
    Managers, Secretaries, PAs
    Anyone who has to organize or attend meetings in an organization.
    Understand the need for effective meeting in terms of optimal use of resources
    Understand the different types of meetings and procedures involved.
    Understand roles attendees assume and the various behavioral patterns they exhibit.
    Effective use of Time and Conflict management techniques for productive meetings
    Able to plan and prepare for an effective meeting with industry best practices.
    Effectively use communication and interpersonal skills to contribute in a meeting
    Effectively use communication and interpersonal skills to manage and direct a meeting.
    Training methodology:
    The Training will be delivered in line with the latest adult learning principles.
    The training program is highly interactive in nature with training delivered with a combination of lectures, Prezi-presentations, practical examples, activities, role-plays, mock sessions, video presentations, discussions, energizers, Q&A and re-cap sessions etc.
    Trainees will be provided with courseware which includes, study material, handouts, and activity sheets etc.
      Updated on 01 December, 2020

    About Optimizer Middle East


    Optimizer Middle East is a professional organization located in Business village, Deira, Dubai, UAE and active in the MENA countries. The core business of the organization encompass services and consultancies in accounting management systems based on international standards and professional training including technical, management and accounting with the objective of developing personnel skills. 

    We have executed various professional development projects the Gulf region and North Africa till date targeting to be a leader for Training and development in the area.


    We Optimizer Middle East shall become the professional umbrella for all the training and development professionals in MENA regions.


    Develop, organize, sustain through providing professional services, consultancies and training with the objective of disseminating standardized and developed professional practices to individuals and private as well as governmental organizations in MENA region.

    Our Objectives:

    • Provision of knowledge as skills
    • Empowering individuals and organizations in MENA region with the latest professional advanced tools  
    • Introduction of conceptual practices in the organizational activities
    • Qualifying professional experts in the government and private sector
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