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SUMMER SPECIAL - 50% OFF: Management Skills for Effective Meetings - SOLD OUT

  • Date(s)
    Thursday, 29 August 2019
  • Time(s)
    9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Venue
    Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Fee

    Members: €162.50 (Usual price: €325)
    Non-Members: €187.50 (Usual Price: €375)

    NOTE: You can only book online using credit or debit card details.  If your preferred method of payment is by invoice / purchase order / bank transfer / other, please contact the CPD Training Team on 01-6651305, or email to secure a place.

  • CPD Credit



The outcomes of meetings have a huge impact on company strategy, policy and organisation. In order to ensure meetings deliver optimal outcomes, the right investment needs to go into them. As with all aspects of business, meetings need to be chaired in an efficient and professional manner.

Course aim

To enhance engineers’ chairing skills and develop their management skills more fully.

Learning objectives

On completing this programme, participants will be able to:
  • Prepare more effectively for meetings
  • Use a range of strategies to resolve issues
  • Manage difficult people and situations more effectively
  • Make more decisions and with greater consensus at meetings
  • Chair meetings that achieve more results


  • Understanding our role before, during and after meetings  
  • Assessing the effectiveness of engineers’ meetings
  • Preparing focused agendas for efficient meetings
  • Developing key strategies for resolving issues
  • Working through agendas and making decisions
  • Managing difficult people and situations
  • Developing a more productive chairing style

Trainer’s profile

Tiernan Ivory, MA is a Communication Consultant with over ten years’ training experience.

Tiernan specialises in developing course participants’ abilities in the areas of business writing, presentation skills, leadership skills, meeting management and time management.

Make a Booking

29 August 2019


Confirmation is subject to event fee being finalised. Cancellation fees calculated at 50% of the estimated total bill will be charge for confirmed bookings cancelled less than 5 working days prior to the date of the planned event. A replacement person can attend instead. Cancellations made the day prior to an event will be charged 75% of the total estimated bill. No-shows will be charged the full fee. All cancellations must be confirmed in writing by email. Engineers Ireland will not be liable for any costs in the event of a course being re-scheduled.  This applies, but is not limited, to any travelling, subsistence or consequential expenses incurred by delegates.


"Excellent delivery and discussion"

"Excellent delivery of course material. Surprised at the level of psychology involved. Very beneficial course"

"Good course - remained engaging all day"

Very practical and easy to apply"

Enda Kenny, Kenaidan Contractors Ltd.: "Tiernan is an excellent communicator and is essentially the main reason I enjoyed and learned so much today. I never felt my questions were ignored."