Planning and executing productive meetings is an essential skill for every employee to master. Whether you are charged with planning, facilitation, participating, or simply attending meetings, learning these time saving, and resources management best practices will ensure that your meetings will be productive and efficient. Participants in this workshop will learn the keys to ensuring that meetings are well-organized, effectively facilitated, and successfully followed through.


  • Learn to use proven meeting planning and preparation techniques.
  • Develop and practice effective meeting facilitation, participation, and control techniques.
  • Understand the importance of accurate documentation and follow-up.


If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, contact University Organizational and Professional Development or call 540-231-5100 during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event. Additional advance notice may be required, depending on the type of program and the time necessary to secure the requested accommodation(s).

Time and Location

Feb. 6, Apr. 20
8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
North End Center


Free, but space is limited.
All no-shows will be charged a $35 maintenance fee. Review the full cancellation policy.

Certificate Available

This course can be used to meet elective requirements for any Professional Development Certificate.