Training course: Leading Effective Meetings

Building capacity for more meaningful and productive meetings can increase engagement, unleash creative problem solving and get to action quickly. All of these are essential elements for individuals and organizations to be able to collaboratively navigate the uncertainty of change.

Newspapers Atlantic, in collaboration with change leader Tim Merry, has developed a five-part online training course designed for individuals who regularly host meetings within their organization. The training program is open to all newspaper staff, however there will be a maximum of 30 participants per course to enable useful conversation on the training platform.

Why is how we meet important?
Chaordic Lenses – navigating change through how we meet and work together.
DATE: Wednesday, October 14th 1-2 pm AST 12-1 pm EST.

How can we prepare and design a good meeting?
Chaordic Stepping Stones – the essential steps for effective meeting planning.
DATE: Wednesday, October 28th 1-2 pm AST 12-1 pm EST .

What are the essentials of leading a good meeting?
Divergent Convergent – the non-negotiables and methods to deliver an effective meeting.
DATE: Wednesday, November 4th 1-2 pm AST 12-1 pm EST.

Open kiosk for questions
After session 3 participants are tasked to apply what they are learning and bring questions to session 4.
DATE: Tuesday, November 17th 1-2 pm AST 12-1 pm EST.

How do we embed a culture of good meetings into our work and workplace?
Collaborative Advantage – embedding a culture of collaboration
DATE: Wednesday November 25th 1-2 pm AST 12-1 pm EST.

Cost: $250 + HST

All participants receive access to four videos, five interactive online training sessions and a downloadable booklet with the models and content covered during the course.

If you are interested in registering for a training course, please contact Mike Kierstead, 902-402-3777.