Facilitation Essentials

Groups in the workplace, in nonprofits and of volunteers often need help guiding their discussions. Each person to the discussion brings a perspective, emotion, energy and information. This workshop in facilitation essentials provides the basic skills to improve group functioning and getting people to work together to bring out the best ideas, plans and commitment to implementation.

This workshop is offered in either a 1 or 2 day format. In it you will learn:

  • How groups arrive at decisions, when is facilitation useful and the role of the facilitator
  • Key facilitation skills for agenda setting, listening, discussion techniques, brainstorming, charting and group memory
  • How manage information and difficult people
  • How to build durable agreements