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Agenda Development and Scheduling

1 Agenda Development

All committee meetings should be supported by the circulation of an agenda and papers which are circulated in advance of the meeting.

Agendas (and the accompanying circulation of papers) play a key role in enabling committee meetings to function efficiently and prioritise key items of business.

Colleagues may find the following steps helpful in the development and circulation of an agenda.

 Colleagues may wish to adopt the format of agenda which the Governance Office uses for the Board and its Committees, and for Senate. 

2: Scheduling

It is helpful to for committee secretaries to develop a business schedule or forward agenda. This identifies the items which been scheduled, or are anticipated for future meetings of the committee, and can also highlight those items which are pending scheduling.

Colleagues may wish to adopt the format of forward agenda which the Governance Office uses for the Board, and its Committees, and for Senate.