Tips For Leading Effective Meetings And Good Goverance

Are you wondering why meetings seem to stagnate time and time again? Looking for strategies to better engage your audience(s) during meetings? Want to know why and how to engage stakeholders regarding a contentious issue? Engaging stakeholders and having meaningful discussions when there is disagreement on any issue requires careful thought and preparation.  Join Michigan State University Extension’s Government and Community Vitality Educators for a two-hour workshop designed to provide a series of strategies on how to better engage your audience and ensure ideas are captured using a variety of community engagement tools. Using fiscal sustainability examples for the evening’s context, Educators for this evening workshop will explore the12 steps to effective decision making, the “groan zone” model, and allow for participants to apply material learned using a potential contentious issue like the annual budget process as context.  Consider your attendance at this educational program where we will provide specific good meeting techniques and strategies moving towards good decision making as a matter of public policy.  The last day to register is June 4th, 2019. Participants should register for the program here – .  Event is on Thursday, June 6, 2019, from 6-8 pm in the Don Dodge Auditorium in the St. Clair County Administration Building at 200 Grand River Avenue, Port Huron.  Space is limited and registration is required for this free event.