Making Meetings Fly: A Workshop for Leaders  -  MMF

About this workshop

On top of the pressure of leading multiple meetings throughout the day, do you often hear complaints that meetings are too long, boring, or a ¿waste of time¿? Do you wish for everyone to leave the meetings with a sense of accomplishment that decisions were made and everyone¿s contribution was valued? Do you wish for meeting conversations to be engaging and forward thinking, and not stuck in the venting or complaining mode? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then this half-day workshop will provide you with an introduction to a range of tools and techniques, to assist you in leading meetings that are action focused, decisive and inclusive.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the 5 principles of effective meetings

  • Outline interactive, energizing methods for engaging team meetings

  • Identify solutions to common meeting process challenges


    This session is designed for formal and informal leaders who want to hone their skills of facilitating effective meetings.

    Professional Development

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    About the facilitator

    Julie Hamilton Julie is an organizational development consultant and facilitator with twenty years international experience in leadership development, strategic planning and change management. She has worked for, and consulted with organizations undergoing major change in the private and public sectors in Canada, the United Kingdom and Ireland. Julie¿s company partners with clients to provide performance improvement services in the not for profit, healthcare, education, utility, financial services and government sectors. She is passionate about assisting people and organizations to achieve standards of excellence, while maintaining their values (and sense of humour!), in a world of change. She has a Masters of Science in Performance Management and Training (Leicester University, England), a Bachelor of Laws Hons. (Edinburgh University, Scotland), and Diplomas in Training Management and Human Resource Management (Kingston University, England). Find out more about Julie at

    Professional Development Funding Opportunities

    *Depending on which UBC employee group you belong to, you may be eligible to access one of several professional development funding programs for this workshop. The PD funding programs are designed to support eligible UBC staff members who are interested in pursuing learning opportunities that will enhance their professional knowledge and work performance. For information about the UBC PD funding programs, including guidelines and application procedures, click here

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