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Course contents

This training course is broken down into 2 sections

  1. 1 Workplace Meetings
  2. 2 Making a Meeting Effective
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The description of a scribe in a meeting

In this first section, we’ll explore how individuals can contribute to a meeting to help make it effective, what meeting etiquette is and the different roles and responsibilities people may have in meetings.

4 people taking part in a virtual meeting

In this final section, user's will be given 4 steps to making a meeting effective. Users will learn the importance of being organised, actively listening, being productive and finally, being respectful.

About this course

A report from found that professionals (from the UK, Germany, and the USA) spend 2 hours a week in pointless meetings, which added up to over $541bn worth of resources in 2019. 

BetterMeetings also found that two-thirds of professionals feel that face-to-face meetings make it easier to make important decisions and help them understand other peoples’ opinions and arguments better. So it's crucial that the meetings staff do attend are both effective and efficient. 

Our Effective Meetings Training will help staff to understand how they can contribute to a meeting to help make it effective, offer practical tips on how they can add and gain value
from each meeting they participate in, whilst also explaining meeting etiquette. 

Angela Kanwar, a presenter of Effective Meetings Training

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Angela Kanwar

The importance of Effective Meetings Training

It’s important that you comply with the law and understand the positive impact this training course can have on your organisation and employees.

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Effective Meetings Training certificate

Download and print

At the end of this Effective Meetings Training course, users will be given a printable certificate. 

In addition, brief in-course questions guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.

As well as printable user certificates, training progress is all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to reprint certificates and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

What does my certificate include?

Your Effective Meetings Training Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.

Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.

Effective Meetings Training certificate

58 real user reviews

4.5 out of 5
The others were a little more engaging!

This user gave this course a rating of 4/5 stars


A clear presentation.

Fine but nothing very new to me.

I enjoyed this one but although it referenced the problem of there not being enough time to get through the whole agenda for a meeting, it didn't really give me tangible solutions, when everyone is very busy pretty much all the time. Catching people for a follow on meeting might be near impossible when it was hard getting everyone together the first time round. This could, of course, be our organisation's problem and one that we have to solve. Perhaps we need to employ more people! Good to have someone timing items though and helping to move things on. That might be useful.

Good that it included virtual meetings.

Helpful if people need a quick reminder of how a meeting should run, good that it includes virtual etiquette too.

Very good

This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars

Very good

This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars


Excellent and very true to the point

Concise and relevant

A concise and relevant course that provides useful guidance for face to face and virtual meetings.

Why is this training important?

Business benefits

Meetings are a normal and important part of how most organisations function and progress.

This training will help staff to get the most out of meetings so your organisation can create effective solutions to problems, create goals and targets for individuals, departments and the organisation, and explore creative ideas that blossom into new products and improved services.

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