Length: 1 Day
This course will give participants an understanding of what facilitation is all about, as well as some tools that they can use to facilitate small meetings. Learn about promoting and managing group participation, collecting evidence and gaining "buy-in", how to stay on track and remove distractions, handling difficult people and much more.
Effective facilitation skills are a highly desirable attribute for individuals who wish to manage meetings and planning sessions for more timely and productive outcomes. Facilitating is more than just setting a meeting time. It requires skills in presentation, negotiation, elaboration and communicating with stake holders.
This course teaches you practical techniques like choosing a facilitated approach, encouraging participation and gathering information, addressing disruptions, using reframing techniques, using intervention when required and much more. You'll learn key skills that can be used right away.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
After completing this course participants will be able to:
- Define facilitation & identify its purpose
- Understand the benefits of good facilitation
- Master the role & focus of a facilitator
- Differentiate between process & content of a group discussion
- Learn effective tools for preparing for an effective facilitation session
- Master techniques for effective facilitation from Tuckman & Jensen's stages of group development (forming, storming, norming & performing)
- Learn how to help a group reach a consensus and a final solution by encouraging participation
- Practice techniques for dealing with disruptions, dysfunctions & difficult people in a group setting
- Define what interventions are, when they are appropriate and learn how to implement them
|Lesson 1 - The Peaceful Warrior||Lesson 2 -
Just Add People and Stir |
|Lesson 3 -
Trusting in the Process
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|Lesson 5 - Maximising Interaction
||Lesson 6 - Virtual facilitation
|Lesson 7 -