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You can find an introduction to Training Meetings in Chapter 33 of Where the Action Is. These resources will help you plan, run, and troubleshoot the specific Training Meetings your team needs.

Definition

A Training Meeting is used to transfer knowledge from one person or group to another.

Questions Answered

  • What do I know that you need to learn?
  • How can we be sure you’ve learned that successfully?

Examples

  • Client Training on a New Product
  • New Employee Onboarding
  • Safety Training
  • Seminars

Purpose

  • To transfer knowledge and skills.

Work Outcomes

  • Knowledge used to improve job performance.
  • Certification or credentials.
  • Records showing who within the organization has the desired knowledge.

Human Outcomes

  • New knowledge, skills, and attitudes
  • Improved confidence
  • Improved ability to perform the job

Lucid Blog Posts

Elise Keith (2019). At Lucid Meetings, our mission is to make it easy for teams to run successful meetings every day. Teaching teams the skills they need to run successful meetings seems like an obvious way for us to fulfill this mission, which is why we've now opened our first courses to students. We opened Meeting School now because, after over a decade of research and work with high-performing organizations, we know what works.


Tricia Harris (2017). After years of practice, global companies should be familiar using technology for distributed teams. However, the equipment they’re using tends to be out of date compared to smaller, more nimble companies.