Making Meetings More Productive Course

This one-hour course focuses on the elements of more productive meetings, including the decision-making model for whether or not to attend meetings, the keys for setting up productive meetings, and aligning your team on meeting governance and guidelines. This course is also offered in a two-hour version that expands into applying the best practices in Microsoft Teams.


Making Meetings More Productive Virtual is an interactive webinar led by one of our experienced consultants for your team or org. One hour to cover best practices that apply to all. Two hours if focusing specifically on applying in Microsoft Teams.


Making Meetings More Productive On-Demand is a self-paced course offered through the McGhee Learning Center. 90 minutes. Not specific to Microsoft Teams, although we offer many on-demand resources for Teams users.

What’s Covered in the Course

The decision-making model for whether or not to attend meetings
When to call a meeting vs. send an email vs. send a chat
Keys for setting up productive meetings
Breaking the cycle of recurring meetings
Clarifying general vs. focused meetings
Deciding required vs. optional attendees
Getting the results you want by leading more effectively
Making meetings worth your time by how you participate

Program Overviews

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What Our Clients Have To Say

“The concept of asking what value I can add to meetings and what the risk is if I’m not there is huge for me. I see myself attending fewer meetings in the future.”

Recent Grad

“Multi-tasking exercise was very eye opening for me. I truly thought I was effective at multi-tasking but that simple exercise showed how ineffective it can be.”

Recent Grad

“Program was straightforward and facilitator offered many tools for us to implement. I plan to use some right away and I hope others do too.”

Recent Grad

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