How to Plan a Useful Team Training Day with DCU Conference

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Planning a team training session is no easy task, but with a structured approach, a positive mindset and a place to host the day, it can seriously prove to be a really informative day and enjoyable experience.

Meet in DCU, a part of Dublin City University, offers an ideal setting for your next team training day. With state-of-the-art facilities, convenient location, and professional support, Meet in DCU can help you create an impactful day for you and your colleagues.

Step 1: Define Your Goals and Objectives

Before planning the details, it’s important to set the goals and objectives for your training day. Are you focusing on skill development, team building, or strategy? Outline what you want to achieve by the end of the day. This will guide all your planning decisions and ensure that the training day is aligned with your company or team goals.

Step 2: Choose the Right Venue

Meet in DCU offers a variety of rooms that can accommodate different types of training sessions. Whether you need a boardroom for a small group discussion, a conference room for a larger audience, or a theater room for presentations, Meet in DCU has you sorted.

Step 3: Plan Your Agenda

An effective training day needs a well-structured agenda. Start by outlining the key topics to be covered. Include a mixture of presentation styles like powerpoints, Q&A’s and interactive chats. Don’t forget to schedule regular breaks too!

Step 4: Arrange for Necessary Equipment

Depending on the nature of your training, you may need various types of equipment. Meet in DCU offers high-quality audio-visual equipment, including projectors, microphones, and sound systems. Just let us know beforehand and we’ll sound test everything before use.

Step 5: Catering and Refreshments

No training day is complete without food and drinks. Meet in DCU provides catering services that can be tailored to your specific needs. Whether you require a simple coffee break, a buffet lunch, or dinner, the catering team at Meet in DCU will ensure that your participants are well-fed and energized throughout your training day.

Step 6: Promote Engagement and Interaction

As we all know, training days can be long. To maximize the impact of your training day, encourage active participation and interaction among team members. Use interactive tools such as polls, Q&A sessions, and group activities to keep everyone engaged and interested. Meet in DCU’s flexible room layouts can be customized to facilitate your group’s needs.

Step 7: Evaluate and Follow-Up

After the training day, it’s important to evaluate its success and gather feedback from participants. This will help you understand what worked well and identify areas for improvement. Send out a post-event survey and review the responses carefully. Use this feedback to refine your approach for future training sessions.

Why Meet in DCU?

Choosing the right venue is imperative to the success of your training day. Meet in DCU offers several advantages that make it an excellent choice:

  1. Convenient Location: Meet in DCU is easily accessible by public transport and offers ample parking facilities.
  2. Professional Support: The experienced events team at Meet in DCU will assist you with every aspect of planning and execution, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free experience.
  3. Modern Facilities: With a range of versatile rooms equipped with the latest technology, Meet in DCU can accommodate various types of training sessions.
  4. Flexible Catering Options: From light refreshments to full-course meals, the catering services at Meet in DCU can be customized to meet your needs.


Planning a useful team training day involves careful preparation and attention to detail. By choosing Meet in DCU as your venue, you can ensure that your event is professionally managed and equipped with everything you need for success. From modern facilities to professional support, Meet in DCU offers the perfect environment for your team’s growth and development. So, take the first step towards a productive training day and book your venue with Meet in DCU today. Book your room!

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