Designing Effective Meetings (Virtual Workshop for Young Leaders) - January 26th 2022



4:30pm - 6:30pm Mountain Time


No cost. Encourage individuals 25 years of age and under to register.

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 Olivia Jolly. Olivia has been with the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center since July of 2018 and with the Colorado School of Public Health since 2009. Olivia currently serves as the Practice-Based Learning Manager for RM-PHTC directing an HRSA funded field placement stipend program, Student Leaders in Public Health, for undergraduate and/or graduate students conducting public health work in underserved communities/populations. Also serves as an occasional facilitator for RM-PHTC and manages a team of online session support staff.  Before working with RM-PHTC, Olivia served as Faculty Director of Practice-Based Learning for the ColoradoSPH. In this position, Olivia served as a liaison between the students, faculty, and the public health community in connecting students to appropriate projects to further their skills outside the classroom and to benefit the community and future public health workforce. Prior to ColoradoSPH, Olivia worked 9 years in tobacco control with The BACCHUS Network.

Geographic Relevance
Priority given to individuals from Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, or Wyoming.

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