10:00:00 - 13:00:00

Academic and Researcher Development: Chairing Sessions & Seminars

Simon Building, Room 3.40, The University of Manchester

This half day workshop will explore ways to chair meetings, seminars and presentations effectively.

The training will cover the following areas:

  • How to prepare for chairing
  • Using a structured decision making approach to ensure that actions result from meetings
  • Exploring ways to deal with difficult situations ranging from levels of participation, interruptions and keeping to time
  • Introducing speakers
  • How to wrap up a session
  • Dealing with questions and answer sessions

University of Manchester staff can book onto this course by logging into the Training Catalogue.

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