Effective Meetings/Organising Effective Meetings
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Organising Effective Meetings
What are meetings for?
- Record keeping and accountability
- Share information
- Make decisions
- Setting a schedule to deliver decisions
- Maintaining and developing a collective identity
Different sorts of meetings
- Committee Meetings
- Sub-Committee Meetings
- Open and Public Meetings
- Annual General Meeting (AGM)
- Focus Groups and consultation meetings
- Training Session
Different Meetings need different styles
- Formality: This is the degree to which the meeting or activity should follow set procedures.
- Any legal requirements (constitution)
- Any monitoring requirements
- Any decisions: how will they be made
- Any elections
How formal do you need to be?
- Resources managed
- Skills and commitments of those involved
- The activities carried out by the organisation
- Do people understand how things are going to be done?
- Is there a quorum?
- Consensus decision making
- Simple majority/larger majority
- How will decision be implemented
|Committee Meetings||Sub-Committee Meetings||Open and Public Meetings||AGM||Focus Group||Consultation Meeting||Training Session'|
|Record Keeping & Accountability|
|Setting a schedule to deliver decisions|
|Maintaining and developing a collective identity|
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Developed by Leutha, September 2008