Leading virtual and hybrid meetings

With the rise of remote and hybrid working, it’s easy to fall into the trap of filling our calendars with meetings without taking stock of whether we’re making the best use of that time. Learn how to plan and structure meetings to ensure the right people are present, and lead virtual and hybrid meetings with impact.

Max 12 participants
100 mins


On your business

  • Greater reach — by mastering the art of leading virtual and hybrid meetings, travel barriers are broken down allowing companies to have greater global impact.
  • More productive meetings — by ensuring that meetings are intentionally planned and skillfully facilitated, they are more likely to stay on track and keep a laser beam focus on outcomes so that company goals can be met.
  • Enhanced outcomes from meetings — by adapting to different meeting formats and ensuring that all attendees are fully engaged, resulting outcomes are more diverse, well balanced and creative.

As a result of this workshop participants will

  • Gain a stronger appreciation of the value of collaborative time and the purpose of meetings, allowing them to reduce the number of meetings they deliver and avoid wasted time.
  • Know how to plan and setup for leading virtual and hybrid meetings, so they can make sure their meetings are inclusive and make the best use of time for everyone involved.
  • Use intentional planning and facilitation techniques to keep meetings on track and maintain a laser focus on outcomes and objectives.
  • Adopt interaction techniques that boost engagement and contribution in a face-to-face, virtual or hybrid environment.

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Want to know more?

Meetings are an essential workplace tool and can be a powerful means of collaboration, ideation, decision making and more.

However, they can also be time consuming, and without proper planning and skilful facilitation can become a source of frustration. As flexible working increases and virtual and hybrid meetings become more common, it’s more important than ever that we have the skills to deliver effective meetings that make the best use of everyone’s time.

In this workshop, participants will explore best practice for planning and leading face-to-face, virtual and hybrid meetings.

They will consider how to be intentional and inclusive with their approach, taking into account the meeting format and the impact that has on setup, communication and overall dynamics. They will also explore interactive processes that can be used to boost engagement and encourage contribution in any environment.

Throughout, participants will be encouraged to apply learning to the meetings they deliver on a regular basis and identify actions they can take to lead more successful meetings going forward.

Who will benefit?

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Managers and team leaders

who are leading meetings for the first time and are eager to learn how to do this in a way that is valuable for everyone.

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Managers of remote or hybrid teams

who are keen to encourage effective communication and collaboration between displaced team members.

Excellently designed, and facilitated. Less experienced participants would achieve huge value, and more experienced people would love it as a refresher.

Mastering hybrid meetingsWorkshop participant

I felt engaged and learnt new things; it made me really think about how hybrid and smart working will work in the future.

Mastering hybrid meetingsWorkshop participant

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