Meeting Planning and Facilitation Training that Works
“LSA’s effective meeting training helped change our entire culture around meetings, making them more effective and efficient, thus enabling us to concentrate on driving more business.
Terry Wassman | VP of Human Resources | Cholestech
“Starting with the Executive Team and through a combination of agreed upon meeting ground rules, templates, agendas, processes and technology we were able to significantly improve what happens before, during and after our meetings.
Our ineffective meetings have been cut by 50%.”
Chris Wells | SVP of Human Resources & IT | Xoma
Approximately 11 million business meetings are held every day in the United States. Most are considered a waste of valuable time. In a recent survey, 45% of senior executives felt that employees would be more productive if meetings were banned once a week.
According to recent Bain & Co. research, managers spend 50% or more of their time in meetings, yet two-thirds of meetings end before participants can make important decisions. Not surprisingly, the research also shows that 85% of executives are dissatisfied with the efficiency and effectiveness of their companies’ meetings.
When meeting participants collaborate, innovate, problem-solve, and make sound decisions, your organization flourishes.
By employing these proven strategies in every meeting, you will cut your meeting time dramatically and increase the likelihood of getting the right people making better decisions in a shorter time.
This proven live or virtual Meeting Planning and Facilitation Training workshop teaches skills that will enable participants to accomplish more in meetings in less time.
It is based on the premise that successful meetings require both a good plan and strong facilitation. Participants learn all the elements of a successful meeting plan and how to facilitate and achieve desired outcomes during the meeting.
They also practice the meeting skills of gaining consensus, managing the communication flow, keeping the meeting on track, and handling disruptive behaviors in a positive way.
Participants learn how to:
Each Meeting Planning and Facilitation Training program is 100% customized to meet specific business and project needs.
The process includes meeting pre-work, preparation, and follow-up. Preparation typically includes:
Executive sessions are also available to ensure company accountability and alignment. Please contact us directly if you would like to learn how we have helped leading companies improve the effectiveness of their meeting.
Anyone who is responsible for running effective meetings including managers, supervisors, team leaders, individuals, and project leaders.
Over the years, both at 3Com and now at Redback, I’ve found LSA Global to be a valuable partner. The recent management programs that they delivered for Redback’s executive and management teams was the right solution, of the highest of quality, and customized to fit our unique business and culture. I would highly recommend LSA to any company looking for top quality solutions.
Vice President of Human Resources
LSA custom designed a key management development solution for our Client Partner Teams on both coasts that aligned with our business priorities and organizational culture.
I’d recommend LSA to any company looking for a first class training and consulting partner that truly makes a behavior and performance impact.
Chief People Officer
In the Next Generation Management Training Programs, I was trained with practical and relevant skills and tools that have made me and my team more productive, motivated, and successful at collaborating with each other and other departments.
Firmware Engineering Supervisor
I am very impressed with the quality of work and talent. LSA did a great job of listening to my needs and providing the exact management training program expertise we needed to get the job done.
Director, Business Planning & Analysis
We partnered with LSA Global to help us invest in our people in the areas of performance coaching, diversity, and inclusion. They were very flexible in meeting our specific needs.
LSA exceeded my expectations from a speed, quality, and value standpoint. I would recommend LSA to anyone looking for a true business partner.
Director, Human Resources
Our relationship with LSA is extremely valuable.
We worked closely with LSA to customize critical Management Training Programs to meet our unique business needs.
I’d recommend LSA to any company looking for first class and high quality leadership and management training assessment, design, delivery, and follow-through.
Vice President of Human Resources
Our company engaged LSA to do a specialized business presentation skills and a “train the trainer” program.
They outdid our exceptionally high standards.
The upfront work to interview key members and customize everything to our unique situation made all the difference. Thanks to everyone!
Chief Financial Officer
LSA helped us with leadership development by designing a solution to match our unique needs and culture.
It was a huge success. I would highly recommend LSA to help take leaders and managers to the next level.
Karen King, SPHR
Manager, Human Resources
We turned to LSA to help us custom design and deliver a action leadership and management development curriculum to help drive performance across the company.
They have done an excellent job diagnosing the business situation, designing an approach that fits our unique culture, and delivering first class solutions. Thank you!
VP Human Resources
We gave LSA a very short deadline to customize an important management training program to meet our unique requirements.
Their facilitator was excellent, an expert in the subject matter, and very credible with our teams.
The targeted design provided practical and valuable information and skills that our managers truly needed.
I highly recommend LSA Global, particularly in the area of management training.
Julaine K. Souza
Senior Vice President
LSA has been a tremendous asset at my current company and my past company.
As an HR leader, I am always looking for ways to find external resources that can provide impactful leadership and management development expertise. LSA consistently does that for me.
The tools and practices are crisp, business relevant, and easy to apply on the job.
VP of Human Resources
LSA’s customized Effective Presentation Skills program has helped us elevate our presentation skills to the next level. I personally now have a much greater self-awareness of my presentation skills and can leverage my strengths while working to improve upon other areas.
I definitely recommend LSA Global to anyone for whom presentations are an integral part of their job.
Senior Marketing Manager
I consistently look to LSA Global when we need help.
I can always count on them to do a thorough needs analysis and to put together impactful and well-received leadership programs.
Their proven and outcome-based management development and performance management expertise make them my top-rated learning and development partner.
HR Program Manager
For our go to training outsourcing partner, LSA provides exactly what we want and need – which is not an easy task.
As always, they design and deliver outstanding leadership development results and high quality management training programs that totally align with our unique business and talent strategies!
Director, Organizational Excellence & Development
We consider LSA our true business partner.
From Strategic Facilitation and Planning to Presentation Skills and Management Training, they continue to provide excellent value and extremely high quality solutions that make an impact.
I recommend them to anyone looking for a practical approach to drive true business and people results.
Michelle A. Mitchell
Vice President, Worldwide Human Resources
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