Chairing Meetings – Part 1 of Quality in Admin Day


A half day course looking at practical ways, components and the skills required in ensuring trustee, committee and other types of meetings are effective, efficient and productive.

We’ll cover:

  • Agenda planning and setting
  • Creating the right environment
  • Principles of good behaviour
  • Chairing and participating skills

Benefits to you

By the end of the course you will have understood the importance of making an annual or six monthly agenda plan, practiced setting an agenda that is logical, practical and designed to achieve decisions and actions, understood the chair’s preparation for a meeting and the importance of creating the right environment. You will also have learnt good chairing skills including methods of dealing with difficult people, developed methods for stimulating creative and effective discussions and utilising the skills of the participants involved in the meeting.

Delegate feedback from last course:

““Really useful training. I have learnt so much more than I expected. Great!””

“Clear concise information which I will use on a regular basis.”

“If you think there’s not much more you could learn, think again – the wealth of experience of the trainer is most impressive.”

Why not sign up to the ‘Minute Taking’ course which takes place in the afternoon? 10% discount applies on invoicing.

Course Location

Centre Supporting Voluntary Action Chelmsford
Burgess Well House, Coval Lane,

Location Notes

Located in central Chelmsford opposite Halford House. Entry at side of the building past some grey gates. It is an easy 5 minute walk from Chelmsford station and is also close to the bus station. Getting the train to this location is extremely easy if you are on a mainline. We strongly recommend using the train, or if you are driving, the Park & Ride, or for details of car parking see here.  If you choose to drive, use the postcode CM1 1TD for best satnav results.

11 February 2020
9:30 am - 12:45 pm



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Ticket TypePriceSpaces
1. Voluntary and community organisations, Town & Parish Councils and CICs with over £500,000 income pa£95.00
2. Voluntary and community organisations, Town & Parish Councils and CICs with £100,000 - £500,000 income pa£70.00
3. Voluntary and community organisations, Town & Parish Councils and CICs with less than £100,000 income pa£45.00
Statutory and Commercial Organisations£120.00