Meetings can be a valuable and effective asset if used appropriately; with clear direction and purpose. This interactive half day course will cover the essential elements of planning and carrying out your meeting, from the preparation through to the future planning. The aim of this session is to provide you with the information and skills you need to ensure you can run meetings that are prepared, structured , produce results and identify key actions.

What will I learn?training

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Know how to plan your meeting (bookings, invitations etc.)
  • Understand the importance of meetings
  • Understand more about your preferred style
  • Understand more about your preferred style at meetings
  • Obtain a better understanding of different styles of behaviours at meetings
  • Obtain an overview of what makes effective meetings
  • Know how to prepare for the meeting and invite relevant participants
  • Identifying objectives
  • Be able to obtain consensus from the group with clear actions


Benefits to you

You will leave the session with confidence and tips for running meetings that are structured and provide clear actions. You will also have a better understanding of your preferred style at meetings and others behaviours in a team or meeting situation so that you can run meetings more successfully.

Who should attend?

This session is aimed at anyone within your organisation who feels they would like to develop their skills further and understand how to prepare and conduct a meeting.


Tuesday 10th July 2018 10.00-1.00


Arrival 9.45pm for tea, coffee and networking for a 10.00 start, the workshop will close at 1.00pm


£40 per person for OCVA Members
£50 per person from a charitable organisation who are not OCVA members
£65 per person from a non-charitable organisation


Oxford Office Furniture Training Suite
Floyd’s Row
St Aldates

There is no parking available, although we are able to provide parking for disabled delegates. The venue is also serviced with good transport links including bus and rail services, more information can be found here.

Enquiries contact:

Telephone:  01865 251946
Email: admin@ocva.org.uk

When contacting us please state the name of the course your correspondence is in relation to.


Please note there are two steps to this process and both steps of the process will need to be completed to secure your place.

Step 1: Please register your details with us on the form:

Please note that registration without payment does not constitute a booking. Both are required, and we do check. (Thanks!)

Step 2: Make payment within 2 working days of registering.

We’re using PayPal for this event. Select ‘pay with a debit or credit card‘ if you don’t have a PayPal account (there’s no need to sign in to PayPal).

Choose payment type Select
OCVA Members pay £40.00 GBP  Preview Image
Charitable organisations who are not OCVA members pay £50.00 GBP  Preview Image
Non-charitable Rate pay £65.00 GBP  Preview Image

Further courses to consider: