Facilitation Training: Planning & Leading Great Sessions

Course Delivery

Live Instructor-Led Training

Course Description

The course Planning & Leading Great Sessions (Facilitation Training) is an animated hands-on workshop that teaches you to lead 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.

Course Dates and Pricing

Aug 12 - 13, 2024$1,500.00Sep 16 - 17, 2024$1,500.00Oct 14 - 15, 2024$1,500.00Nov 11 - 12, 2024$1,500.00

Course Outline


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

Course Locations

  • Ottawa

  • Montreal

  • Toronto

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