Practical Facilitations - Understanding, Planning, and Leading Facilitated Sessions
(FACILM, Live Instructor-Led Training, 2 days)


Description

In this animated hands-on course, participants will learn all the basics of leading facilitated groups - how to plan and organize an event, understand the different type of tools and techniques to get people talking, and how to manage the personalities in the room.

Dates and Pricing


Jan 15 to Jan 16, 2018$799/person Feb 12 to Feb 13, 2018$799/person Mar 12 to Mar 13, 2018$799/person

Outline

Introduction
What is facilitation?
Roles and responsibilities
Your personality and facilitation style
Planning Facilitations - Structure and Understanding
The where, when and why of facilitation
The importance of values, ethics, cultural sensitivity and respect
Planning a session - The group, the goals, the hurdles
Benefits of background information/context
Asking good questions
Building your facilitation guide
Practice, practice, practice!
Tools and Tips for Facilitated Sessions
Tools for breaking the ice and stress-relief
Tools for brainstorming an issue
Tools for visioning and strategic planning
Tools for analysis
Public Speaking and Presentation Skills
Who?s afraid of a little public speaking?
Elements of engaging presentations
Leading a Facilitated Session
Setting the mood
Showing the path
Getting down to business
The benefits of fun
Managing the personalities
Taking stock - evaluating the session