Designing Effective Meetings Virtual Workshop - January 10th 2022



12:00pm - 2:00pm Mountain Time


No cost for registrants from our region (Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming), $45 for registrants from all other states, no cost for registering for the waitlist - payment arrangement will be made by staff if spot becomes available

Primary Competency

Communication Skills

Designing meetings so they are focused, effective, and engaging is a key leadership skill. Whether you lead a community coalition, an accreditation or QI team, workgroup or committee meetings, stakeholder planning sessions, or other types of meetings, this virtual workshop will provide you with strategies and techniques to help you keep your meetings on point, engaging, and action-oriented. This workshop focuses on how to plan and structure a meeting to achieve your desired outcomes.

This virtual workshop will feature a blend of instruction and practice work in small groups, so come ready to participate! A webcam is required for participation. Don't have one or not sure how to use yours? We can help! Email us at

Learning Objectives

This virtual workshop addresses the strategic skill of Persuasive Communication as participants will explore strategies for leading meetings that are inclusive, invite dialogue and engagement, and motivate participants to action.


By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe meeting planning and design strategies that encourage participation and engagement
  2. Create a meeting agenda that best serves the meeting's purpose
  3. Identify at least 1 meeting design strategy that addresses the issues of power or inclusivity
Length of Learning Opportunity
2 hours
Registration Information
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Presenter(s) and/or Content Experts
Facilitation of the training will be provided by Sarah Davis. Sarah’s background includes coalition leadership, including with the smoke-free movement in Colorado in the early 2000s, Colorado Amendment 35 tobacco tax, and with Nevada’s smoke-free casino efforts until 2014, when she joined the RM-PHTC. Sarah is a graduate from the Interaction Institute’s Facilitative Leadership for Social Change program and she holds a Master's degree in Nonprofit Management.
Geographic Relevance
Priority given to individuals from Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, or Wyoming.

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