set the agenda

set the agenda

To dictate the course of action or the items that will be discussed, typically as a show of authority. The CEO made it clear from his first day that he would be setting the agenda for the company and its future. Dan likes to set the agenda at these meetings, so just roll with it if he changes the order of the presentations.
See also: agenda, set
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It has also called a meeting of its parliamentary party before start of the sitting to set the agenda.
An Indian official who confirmed the meeting, told The Print that officials from both sides will be talking behind the scenes over the next few days to set the agenda of the meeting.
The day is being observed to commemorate the passage of Lahore Resolution on this day in 1940, under which the Muslims of the sub-continent set the agenda of a separate homeland for themselves.
Brink said letting the protE[umlaut]gE[umlaut] set the agenda helps steer him or her toward a career path of genuine interest, rather than something that is dictated by the mentor.
The meeting, which began amid tight security at an auditorium in the Owaisi Hospital complex, will also set the agenda for the deliberations in the general body, scheduled to meet on Saturday and Sunday.
'We are planning to have the NRC retreat at the end of February; that is where we will set the agenda for the year; we will review what we have done in the previous years.
country set the agenda for businesses and governments.
(He said they'll set the agenda before he takes his seat in office So our countrymen don't know that Duterte has an alliance with Sison of the Communist Party of the Philippines.
Summary: The Union Coordination Committee has called for a public sector strike Tuesday to demand a wage hike, on the same day the Parliament Secretariat meets to set the agenda for the upcoming legislative session.
On an increasingly cloudy morning, BJ Watling had quickly added 20 to his overnight 100 - enough to ensure already the Kiwis could set the agenda for the final two days of the series.
Consultations were underway to set the agenda, he said.
"A small minority of haters on each side should not be allowed to set the agenda and define us as a community."
IN FR N FR FRONT NT Our coverage set the agenda during the independence referendum and, right, captured the mood of the nation at a time of great tragedy Our coverage set the agenda during the independence referendum and, right, captured the mood of the nation at a time of great tragedy
Several presidents and representatives of parties and lists elected to the HPR took part in the meeting which saw the absence of MPs of Nidaa Tounes, the party that has relative majority, who believe "Mustapha Ben Jaafar is not entitled to set the agenda of the inaugural session of the HPR," Nidaa Tounes spokesman Lazhar Akremi told TAP.
The WHS aims to set the agenda for future humanitarian action.