This session is designed for councillors who wish to develop the skills of a good chairman.  It is also suitable for committee chairmen and for councillors who are considering whether to put themselves forward for the role of chairman in the future.  Amongst other things the session will cover:

  1. What are the skills and qualities of a good chairman?
  2. What challenges does a chairman face?
  3. How to make meetings effective and ensure they meet their objectives
  4. What makes a successful meeting – important preparation that the chairman can do in advance of a meeting
  5. How to facilitate a meeting: encouraging participation and improving communication
  6. Top Tips for a good facilitator
  7. Creating a positive atmosphere

The session will also cover practical guidance on managing latecomers, handling difficult or disruptive individuals, controlling the meeting and concluding the key points of debate.

 The session will be run by Frances Webster, solicitor Wellers Hedleys

Event Details

Event Date & Time

Wednesday 9th of September 2020 @ 02:00:00 PM


Online via Zoom

Price per Delegate

Member Council: £35.00 + VAT
Non-Member Council: £70.00 + VAT

Please note: Booking will be available until Wednesday 2nd of September 2020, or until all places have been filled

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