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Extension: Managing Meetings Effectively

Mark Bell
Paul Marcotte
USAID Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services (MEAS) project
University of California at Davis
Date Published: 
March 5, 2013

Click on the resource icon in the right hand corner above to access the full text. This is one out of a series of fact sheets on classic and proven methods of extension delivery with lots of practical tips intended for extension practitioners, trainers and facilitators. 

What is a meeting?

A meeting is where people come together to resolve problems, answer questions, make decisions, network, and share knowledge.

What makes a meeting effective?

Effective meetings result from 3 simple steps:

1.   Plan
2.   Implement
3.   Conclude