Western Kentucky University

CWD: Courses: Team and Employee Development

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Effective Team Meetings

Session Format:

One 3-Hour Session


Many workers dislike too many meetings because they don’t know how to participate in a meeting. This workshop will help employees who will be taking part in team meetings become aware of how to participate successfully in team meetings.


The participant will learn: (1) the purposes of meetings, (2) how to conduct business with a variety of team members, (3) how to accomplish business in a meeting and build support for other sessions, and (4) how to succeed as participants in meetings.

Content Outline

  • General purposes of meetings — how to participate or regulate
  • General rules for orderly meetings
  • Simulation of a meeting
  • Review/debrief simulation
  • How to help team/group members succeed as participants

Who Should Attend

This seminar is intended for team members who will be participating in team meetings.

 Last Modified 7/22/13