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?

  • Professionals who lead virtual meetings in which all or a portion of the participants are offsite,
  • Meeting leaders who use WebEx, Adobe Connect, Microsoft LiveMeeting, GoToMeeting, or any other web conferencing tool.

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


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.

2020 Public Classes

May 19 – 20
Aug 4 – 5
Nov 3 – 4

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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