Planning and delivering effective meetings

A one-day course which will equip you with a toolkit of knowledge and skills to boost your confidence and ability to plan and deliver effective board and committee meetings.


Board and committee meetings are a legal and regulatory requirement in every sector and sit at the heart of good corporate governance. Their effectiveness is vital to the governance of any organisation but all too often this is undermined by bad preparation and delivery. Badly organised work plans, poorly constructed agendas, badly structured and communicated board papers, overly lengthy and inefficient meetings and poor use of space and technology can all lessen the value of the meeting.


This practical and interactive course delivers the key knowledge and skills needed to deliver effective board and committee meetings. It sets out the context for different types of meeting before bringing to life the key elements of holding effective meetings.

Who is this course for

This course is for anyone responsible for managing the governance of board meetings. This could include Governance Professionals, junior Company Secretaries, support staff or anyone with governance and organisational responsibility for meetings of the Board.

Participants in this course may be learning about board meeting governance for the first time or may want to refresh their knowledge to help apply their learning in practice.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a practical understanding of the key issues involved in the governance of board meetings
  2. Execute the key governance arrangements for holding board meetings in support of the Company Secretary and/or the chair
  3. Identify key risks related to the conduct of board meetings
  4. Identify and appraise solutions to common problems

You will also receive:

  • A delegate pack containing comprehensive course notes and presentation slides
  • A certificate to show you have attended the course
  • 6 months complimentary professional subscription of The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland (see below)
  • 5 hours credit towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) 

Your complimentary 6-month professional subscription

We support our attendees long after they complete the course. Your professional subscription includes a subscription to G+C Magazine, as well as access to briefings, discounts and our knowledge base. An automatic email will be sent to you after your attendance.

To find out more, call +44 (0)20 7580 4741 or contact us.


£550 + VAT (Non-members)
£495 +VAT (Professional subscribers)
£440 + VAT (CGIUKI members)



Time: 9:30 - 16:00

25 June 2024
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23 October 2024
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If the available training dates are full or not suitable for you please register you interest to be notified of new course dates.

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If you need any further assistance or advice, please call +44 (0)20 7580 4741 or contact us


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