The Institute of Cultural Affairs, Centre for Human Development

is pleased to invite you to a special one-day course on:


On: Saturday, 12, June 1999 from 9:00am - 5:00pm
At: The Woodside, Mt. Parker Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
Fee: HK$1000 (includes material and snacks) Fees should be paid in advance by cheque. Register three participants and the fourth is free.

Registration: Please register by June 10 by returning the form below to <> or faxing to 2562-1195. For additional information contact Mark Pixley at 2561-9209.

EFFECTIVE MEETING COMMUNICATION introduces the skills of small group discussion and the process of preparing and leading effective meetings.

In this course you will learn a step-by-step process to help clarify discussions and allow dialogue within a group. This will allow you to organize ideas and keep discussions moving in any group. Learn the:

Focused Discussion Method which:

Special consideration will be given to how to prepare an effective meeting which can achieve results and your responsibilities when you convene a meeting. The role of facilitation and leadership will also be explored.

Benefits: Expected benefits from this program includes conflict resolution, motivation, deepened commitment, saving time and money.

Who should attend: Managers, supervisors, team leaders, focus group leaders, training mangers and anyone who has to lead a group in decision making.

The Institute of Cultural Affairs (ICA) is an international development organization helping people to understand and manage their change process. ICA works with corporations, government and non-profit organizations and communities to become participatory learning organization.


Mark Pixley, Director ICA-HK is a facilitator/trainer of Technology of Participation (ToP) process. He has extensive experience in banking and trading.