How to Run a Problem Solving Meeting
This meeting agenda template helps a team find short-term tactical solutions to an urgent problem. The conversation includes time to gain a shared understanding of the problem, but focuses primarily on listing and evaluating possible solutions and the creation of a short- term action plan.
Use this meeting to answer the question:
“What are we going to do about this problem now?”
This design is NOT intended for use during an emergency, nor does it focus on finding the root cause of a problem.Related Posts:
12-page Facilitator's Guide with tips, step-by-step instructions, & resources
To create a short-term action plan for addressing an urgent problem.
- Author: Elise Keith
- Duration: depends on the problem
- Group Size: 10 or fewer
- Solution Categories: Project Managers
- Meeting Types: Problem Solving Meetings
- Situation Report
- Solution Goals & Constraints
- Brainstorm Solutions
- Define Action Plan
- Confirm Next Steps
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