Mastering hybrid meetings

For many organisations, hybrid working is becoming the new normal. This comes with opportunities but also challenges, particularly when it comes to meetings. In this workshop, we'll examine different types of hybrid meetings and discuss the specific setup required for each. We'll also explore facilitation techniques that are particularly suited to hybrid meetings.

Max 12 participants
100 mins

Impact

On your business

  • Greater client engagement – by ensuring that hybrid meetings are engaging, involving and informative, the outcomes of meetings with clients are maximised.
  • More productive meetings – by ensuring the session remains focused on outcomes and goals, with minimal wasted meeting time, the time spent in the meeting is used to its full potential.
  • Enhanced outcomes from meetings – by adapting hybrid meetings to boost engagement, and ensure that no one is under/over contributing, the resulting outcomes from meetings are often more diverse, well balanced, and creative.

As a result of this workshop participants will

  • Know how to plan and setup for different types of hybrid meetings in the most effective way, so they can make the best use of time for everyone involved.
  • Use intentional planning and facilitation techniques going forward, to avoid wasted meeting time and keep a laser focus on outcomes and objectives.
  • Use interactive activities specifically suited to a hybrid environment to boost engagement and contribution from all attendees, whether in-person or remote.
  • Manage challenging situations with confidence to keep hybrid meetings on track.

Learning activities

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Workshop

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Discussion

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Online resources

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Action plan

Want to know more?

For many organisations, hybrid working is becoming a new normal. This comes with opportunities but also challenges, particularly when it comes to meetings. When some people are physically in a room together and others join virtually, the dynamic can become complex. It’s easy for people to fall into the traps of over- or under-contributing, leaving some of the team to feel like outsiders.

So, how can teams plan and facilitate hybrid meetings that deliver on outcomes in a productive and inclusive way?

In this workshop, participants will examine different types of hybrid meetings and discuss the specific setup required for each. They will explore facilitation techniques that are particularly suited to hybrid meetings – helping to balance the needs of remote and in-person attendees, ensuring fairness, and encouraging engagement and contribution from everyone. Finally, teams will share some challenging scenarios and discuss ways to approach these so that they feel prepared and ready for any eventuality!

Who will benefit?

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Managers of hybrid teams

who are keen to encourage effective collaboration from all team members, whether joining in-person or virtually.

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New managers

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

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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