The Art of Facilitating Effective Meetings


Course introduction

This course is designed to give you the basic tools needed to initiate and manage your meetings. You will learn planning and leading techniques that will give you the confidence to run a meeting that will engage the attendees and leave a positive and lasting impression. Through this course you will learn the needed skills in planning and implementing a successful meeting.

The Art of Facilitating Effective Meetings course will explore how to reduce waste and make meetings more efficient. This is a hands-on course and will be of valuable experience to you. Use this time to begin the process of developing your skills along with other participants who share the same desire to improve their meeting management skills

Course Benefits

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to;

  • Planning and Preparing
  • How to choose the time and place 
  • How to create the agenda, set up the meeting space
  • How to incorporate your electronic options
  • Meeting Roles and Responsibilities
  • Use an agenda & chairing a Meeting
  • How to deal with disruptions and conflicts
  • How to take minutes 
  • Make use of games, activities and prizes

Target Audience

Anyone who conducts and attends meetings. From junior executives to senior managers, they will all benefit from this course as it helps them facilitate meetings more effectively and efficiently.

Course Outline

What Will be Covered

  • Planning and Preparing
  • Setting up the Meeting Space
  • Electronic Options
  • Meeting Roles and Responsibilities
  • Chairing a Meeting
  • Dealing with Disruptions
  • Taking Minutes
  • Making the Most of Your Meeting
This course has been designed using andragogy techniques to maximize learning. Through experiential learning, presentations, individual and group exercises, group discussions, role-play, demonstrations, personal sharing and the use of video clips.

Key Information
Duration 2 days
Time 9 am to 5 pm
Date 03 - 04 Dec 2018
30 - 31 Jan 2019
29 - 30 Apr 2019
08 - 09 Jul 2019
03 - 04 Oct 2019

Course Fee
Member $818.55
Non-Member $963.00
  • Members enjoy a 15% discount before GST
  • Group Discount (3 or more participants) - 10%
  • All fees are inclusive of 7% GST
Funding Available

  • SDF Grant Amount: S$28.00
  • SDF Course Code: CRS-N-0030751
SkillsFuture Credit
(Individual Singaporean aged 25 and above)
Pre-approved SkillsFuture funding of S$500.00

Available Course Sessions

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Trainer Profile

Ivan Phua

A self-motivated, engaging and experienced trainer, Ivan Phua is able to conceptualize and present contents captivatingly and professionally. His easy-going and relational style helps build rapport with participants and draws out key learning concepts. Capable in research and planning, he develops programs and workshops that meets the needs across various industries.

Ivan is creative and dynamic and he inspires clients to improve their current and future fulfilment and performance by increasing their ability to accomplish through changing their attitudes and habits and developing their skills and knowledge. He brings the best out of them and is able to make things relevant yet fun, refreshing yet applicable and keeps his audience engaged. He propels his workshops with highly interactive fun and humor to schools, Institutes of Higher Learning and organizations.

Prior to becoming a Corporate Trainer, Ivan held various management roles including Sales & Marketing, Operations and Services in different industries. His passion in people development helped him forged close relationships with his clients and provided valuable solutions and support to their challenges and led them to improve their competence and awareness.

Trained close to 1,000 staff from frontline, middle to senior management from various industries like F&B, Service, Retail, Education, Government, SMEs and MNCs on Presentation Skills, Teambuilding, Time Management, Customer Service, Leadership & Motivation, Stress Management, Interviewing Skills and Performance Management.