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Meetings That Work - Miami Florida - Jan 29-30, 2019

  • 29 Jan 2019
  • 8:30 AM
  • 30 Jan 2019
  • 5:00 PM
  • West Perrine Health Center, 18255 Homestead Ave., Miami, Fl 33157


  • Meetings That Work - Turn Meetings Into Events
    West Perrine Health Center, 18255 Homestead Ave., Miami, Fl 33157
    Jan 29-30th, 2019
    8:30 am- 5:00 pm each day
    Time Zone: Eastern
  • State of Florida employees can register and will be invoiced $750.00 per person after the event. Select the invoice me option and you will get an updated invoice after the event is concluded.

    Meetings that Work - January 29-30, 2019
    Miami, Fl

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Meetings that Work

Description: Using a mix of theory, real-life experiences, and hands-on application, this course teaches practical tools to design and lead effective meetings that are productive rather than frustrating.  These tools transform boring meetings into energizing events focused on priority topics that move vital projects forward, create full participation that utilities the expertise of everyone in the room, and maximizes input, decision making, and commitment.  The diversity in the group becomes one of its greatest assets. 

This course has four modules
1. Creating participatory meetings:  participation at its best, levels of involvement in decision making and facilitating brainstorming. 
2. Planning agenda items: agenda design and creating facilitation plans to address each agenda item. 
3. Designing meetings and events: keys to healthy communication, preparing for meetings and creating meeting designs. 

4. Facilitating meetings:  stages of the group's journey, social styles, the facilitator's role, dealing with difficult situations. Questions?  Call or text Laurie at 815-970-2145


  • Learn 74 meeting tools and techniques. 
  • Create a participatory environment.
  • Learn the S.T.E.P.S. to a better meeting: space, time, eventfulness, products and style 
  • Gain confidence as a facilitative leader. 

Agenda Day One

Participation and involvement

  • Great meetings
  • Participation at its best
  • Levels of involvement in decision making
  • Facilitating brainstorming

Planning Agenda

  • Elements of dialogue
  • Asking questions
  • Planning for agenda items in meetings
  • Creating facilitation plans for agenda items

Agenda Day Two

Designing meetings and events

  • Keys to healthy communication
  • Preparing for meetings
  • Creating meeting designs
  • Meeting planning

Facilitating Meetings

  • Stages in the group’s journey
  • Facilitator’s role
  • Dealing with difficult situations
  • Personal action planning


  • Transform meetings to energizing events people want to attend because they get vital information and participate in important discussions. 
  • Move vital projects forward.
  • Maximize input, decision making and commitment.
  • Create good products, high commitment and immediate action. 
  • Participants become clear on the tasks, and leave committed to results and action. 

Who Should Take This Course:  

  • Facilitators, trainers and consultants
  • Those beginning their facilitation journey
  • Those who lead or attend many meetings
  • Organizational leaders and managers responsible for strategic and operational planning
  • Project managers responsible for organizational operations and project action campaigns
  • Local, state and federal leaders responsible for program development, project implementation, and policy formation. 

This course has been endorsed by the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) as part of the Professional Facilitator Program to lead you to become a Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF). MTW alone covers many of the competencies required by the IAF.

Closest Hotel:  Miami Dadeland Mariott, 9090 South Dadeland Blvd., Miami, FL 33156. 

Airports:  Miami or Ft. Lauderdale, FL

(90 minute drive from the beautiful Florida Keys or 15 minutes from South Beach)


Dougherty, Inc.
2388 SE 17th Terr., Homestead, Fl  33035
Phone:  888-400-1029  Email:

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