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Facilitation Skills Masterclass

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225 Bush St 5th Fl East Entrance
Btwn Sansome & Montgomery Streets
San Francisco, California 94104
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Class Level: Intermediate
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Paul Clothier

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this facilitation training:

Do you need to effectively facilitate meetings? Wondering how you can get a group to come to a consensus, and not sure where to start? Wondering how best brainstorm or ideate with a team?

Building consensus or brainstorming ideas with groups, often with different agendas, can be challenging. This hands-on workshop teaches you how to effectively guide groups to the best solutions or outcomes. In the workshop you’ll practice facilitation skills using numerous exercises and activities—as well as using your own sample content or topic.

After the workshop you’ll have a deeper understanding of how people think, and have the skills and techniques to effectively facilitate group problem solving and collaboration. The principles and techniques covered apply to any type of facilitation, from simple consensus building meetings through to idea generation and brainstorming.

Takeaways

  • Facilitate any type of meeting
  • Create an optimal environment
  • Use energizers to break the ice
  • Generate effective conversations
  • Learn effective questioning techniques
  • Keep focused and stay on-track
  • Deal with challenging topics and issues
  • Learn effective facilitation activities
  • Get everyone in the room involved
  • Move groups to a consensus
  • Record outcomes effectively


School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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Facilitation Skills Masterclass
Reviewed by Anonymous on 10/27/2019
Really great intro to facilitation. I got it, but some people were looking for how to manage meetings, which is different. As always more practical tips and examples are always appreciated; perhaps some case studies/agendas of ‘real’ sessions that you have run and what worked/what didn’t.
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