Facilitating Virtual Meetings: Essentials

Led by our dynamic instructors, this course helps you drive engagement and increase productivity in virtual meetings. Whether you’re a director of human resources or an outside consultant, the interactive format provides the guidance and real-life techniques you need to take your virtual meetings from good to great.

Facilitating Virtual Meetings: Essentials starts with understanding the common problems that virtual meeting leaders face. Most importantly, the course offers the specific strategies you can use immediately to create a participatory environment where all attendees are providing ideas, remaining engaged and contributing to the meeting’s success.

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Who will benefit from this course?

Ideal For:

  • Professionals Who Lead Virtual Meetings
  • Meeting Leaders Who Use WebEx, Adobe Connect, GoToMeeting, Etc.

Needing To:

  • Lead a task force
  • Run better meetings
  • Establish a strategic direction
  • Establish performance objectives
  • Work through conflict/internal strife
  • Get a business process operating effectively
  • Define the specific needs of a user community

What you will learn

This course will help you transform your virtual meetings. At the end of the training, you will know how to:

  • Keep remote participants engaged, focused and involved
  • Manage dysfunctional behavior
  • Facilitate virtual group interaction
  • Bring the group to a consensus decision
  • Close the session with clarity and commitment

Duration: 1.5 Days (This is an online class.)



This is the agenda for public classes. For private classes, the agenda may be tailored to meet participants’ specific needs.

  • Day 1

    Session 1

    8:30 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Getting Started
    Masterful Meetings Vision
    Practice Session / Break

    Session 2

    1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET
    Preparing of the meeting
    Starting the meeting
    Practice Session / Break

    Session 3

    4:00 PM – 5:30 PM ET
    Executing the meeting
    Information Gathering Review

  • Day 2

    Session 4

    8:30 AM – 11:30 AM ET
    Closing the meeting
    Handling Dysfunction
    Practice Session / Break

    Session 5

    1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET
    Handling Disagreement
    The Master Plan for Transforming Meetings Organization-wide
    Next Steps

Choose Your Format

We regularly conduct public classes that are open to individual facilitators or groups from within organizations. The course is conducted over one and a half days and costs $995. Flexible financing is also available; please contact us or use our online chat feature for details. The upcoming scheduled courses are listed below.

With a group of eight or more people, a private class may deliver a better value. With a private class on Facilitating Virtual Meetings: Essentials, we can customize the course and bring the techniques and tools you need to conduct a virtual meeting to you, at your convenience. Find out how we can tailor this course to meet your needs.

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Please note both live and virtual classes are available.