Facilitation Skills Workshop

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Price (ex vat): £280
PrintDURATION: 1 day
TIME: 09:00 to 17:00 GMT

This interactive course gives you the opportunity to learn and practice facilitation skills with the help and support of an experienced facilitator.

This course is currently only available for a group (4+) of delegates. Please contact us for further information.

About Facilitation Skills Workshop

Facilitator skills

Being a facilitator is the skilful act of helping people through a range of group activities such as meetings, brainstorming sessions or training, with the intention that the individuals and group achieves the specific goals of the session.  The facilitator will, by their presence and input, make things easier for the group and individuals within.

This interactive course gives you the opportunity to learn AND practice facilitation skills with the help and support of an experienced facilitator.

Key Benefits

Increased engagement and group dynamics – a well facilitated meeting or other group session will ensure that everyone’s contribution is valued and considered.

Increased balance in terms of contribution to meetings – The group will be ‘managed’ to ensure that there is a balance of contribution between the more and the less vocal members.

Increased interest in meetings and other group sessions – Employees are more likely to enjoy attending meetings and group sessions if they know that they are going to be effectively run and managed.

Improved goal achievement – The facilitator will have the skills to effectively manage a group to work towards achieving intended goals.

Target Student

This course is ideal for all supervisors, managers, team leaders, sales people and other employees who have a responsibility to manage meetings and lead groups towards successful conclusions, goals and objectives.

Tailored training

If you have four or more delegates who need this course, or any of our other courses, we can offer a tailored training solution to meet your exact needs.  Courses are held either at one of our training venues or on-site using a suitable meeting room.

Course Includes

  • Lunch and Refreshments
  • Training Manual
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Post course support

Aim & Objectives

Aim

To improve your skills in facilitating groups for the benefit of achieving or surpassing the objective of group sessions, such as meetings and brainstorming.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Define what facilitate and facilitation mean
  • Identify the role, responsibilities, skills and qualities of an effective facilitator
  • Select appropriate facilitation methods and tools
  • Understand the importance of control and command; when to intervene and when not to
  • Develop interpersonal skills to maximise effect
  • Be able to call upon a range of tools and techniques for facilitation
  • Plan and deliver a facilitation session
  • Recognise and manage difficulties within a group

Course Content

The role of a skilled facilitator

The behavioural skills of a facilitator

Facilitation methods and tools

Structuring facilitative sessions

Planning a facilitation session

Interventions and levels of intervention

Questioning techniques and listening skills

The importance of the facilitator’s behaviour

Tools for effective group problem-solving

Appropriately managing conflict

The opportunity to practise facilitation skills

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