Making Meetings Better

Many meetings feel like a waste of time, clog up our day and make our real work hard to get to. In addition, many meetings are unnecessary and can be replaced by other more effective team practices. This short course shares seven practical tips to make your next meeting productive and useful.



  • Discern whether a meeting is required or not
  • Describe strategies to make meetings quick and effective



Registrants who fully attend this training will be eligible to receive 1 continuing education (CE) hour certified by the Minnesota Board of Social Work. CE certificates are provided by People Incorporated Training Institute.



Russ Turner

Russ Turner, MA, Director of the People Incorporated Training InstituteDuring Russ’s 16-year tenure, he has written and taught thousands of hours of person-centered curriculum to help people become more effective helpers, communicators, and leaders. His audience includes workers and leaders across a wide range of organizations from human services, healthcare, and libraries, to law enforcement and corrections. He trains trainers, works with management, and has consulted and coached on training projects across multiple sectors of the economy. He has worked as an educator for three decades in a variety of countries and settings including Japan, the Czech Republic, and the UK. His teaching philosophy is that adults learn best when they are challenged, the material is applicable to work situations, and sessions are interactive and engaging.


This training is provided by our valued partners at the People Incorporated Training Institute.

Training Institute

The Great Lakes MHTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.

Starts: Jul 25, 2024 1:15 pm
Ends: Jul 25, 2024 2:30 pm
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