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Skills Builder Overview

This short skills building course, will help you to better understand how to chair a business meeting effectively. Practical and concise, it presents the meeting process as the sum of three parts:

  • Meeting Preparation
  • Meeting Conduct
  • Meeting Follow-Up

The ‘How to Chair Business Meetings‘ skills builder includes an interactive eLearning resource and ‘Meetings Preparation Checklist‘. Using the checklist, will help you to develop a more intuitive understanding, of how to approach the role of meeting chairperson in the future. And don’t forget, the more frequently you take on the role of meeting chairperson, the easier the task becomes!

Completion Time

This skills builder takes approximately 12 minutes to complete.

Target Audience

How to Chair Business Meetings‘ is designed for people who lead group discussions or hold line management responsibilities in small to medium-sized businesses.

Related Courses

How to Chair Business Meetings‘ is a companion resource for the ‘Structuring Agendas‘ skills builder available on this platform.


This resource may be accessed free-of-charge.

Enroll on Course

To enroll on the course, please enter the valid details in the enroll section at the bottom of the page.

Commence the Course & General Instructions

Once you are enrolled on the course:

  1. Please progress through each of the lessons in the course sequentially.
  2. To move from one lesson page to another, click on the ‘Mark Complete’ button located at the end of each lesson page. Once you have clicked the ‘Mark Complete’ button, you may then progress to the next lesson in the course.
  3. Some lesson pages contain interactive resources. To open an interactive resource, click the orange ‘Launch’ button contained on the web page. Click on the ‘Next’ buttons or arrows within each interactive resource to move from one screen to the next within each of these resources.
  4. Document names in blue within a lesson or topic page denote that the document is available to download. Just click on the document name (in blue) to open it for viewing and download.

To start the course, click on the lesson 1 heading in the table below.


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