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Mastering Facilitation Excellence

Churchill Square Training & Development, Nationwide (+5 locations)
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8 hours
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Mastering Facilitation Excellence

Course Description:

Effective facilitation involves guiding group interactions and decision-making processes without exerting control. This course is designed to equip participants with the essential facilitation skills necessary to transition from traditional roles such as instructors or managers to effective facilitators. Developed over two decades of active facilitation experience across diverse settings, this course offers tested and refined materials and ideas to enhance facilitation competencies within your organization.

What Will Participants Learn?

  1. Distinguishing facilitation from instruction and training.
  2. Identifying competencies associated with successful small group facilitation.
  3. Understanding the difference between content and process.
  4. Navigating the stages of team development and supporting teams through each stage.
  5. Utilizing common process tools to facilitate productive meetings.

Topics Covered:

  1. Defining the facilitator's role and approach.
  2. Establishing ground rules for effective facilitation.
  3. Understanding the dynamics of content and process.
  4. Recognizing different types of thinking within groups.
  5. Handling controversial issues and divergent perspectives.
  6. Enhancing communication skills for facilitation.
  7. Practicing active listening to identify common ground.
  8. Implementing common facilitation techniques.
  9. Providing constructive feedback to participants.
  10. Mastering the language of facilitation.
  11. Addressing difficult dynamics within groups.
  12. Building sustainable agreements among participants.
  13. Exploring the stages of team development.
  14. Utilizing analysis tools to support facilitation processes.

By the end of the course, participants will have acquired the foundational skills and knowledge needed to facilitate group interactions effectively and foster collaborative decision-making within their organizations.

Upcoming start dates

Choose between 6 start dates

In country and on site

  • In Company
  • Netherlands, the

In country and on site

  • In Company
  • Qatar

In country and on site

  • In Company
  • Sweden

In country and on site

  • In Company
  • Switzerland

In country and on site

  • In Company
  • United Arab Emirates
  • English

In house on site

  • In Company
  • United Kingdom

Suitability - Who should attend?

A facilitation training course is beneficial for a wide range of individuals who find themselves in roles that require guiding group discussions, problem-solving sessions, or decision-making processes. Specifically, the course is ideal for:

  1. Team Leaders and Managers: Individuals responsible for leading teams and facilitating meetings can benefit from learning effective facilitation techniques to encourage participation, foster collaboration, and achieve desired outcomes.

  2. Project Managers: Project managers often need to facilitate meetings and workshops to gather requirements, address project issues, and make decisions. Learning facilitation skills can help them run more productive and efficient sessions.

  3. Human Resources Professionals: HR professionals often facilitate training sessions, workshops, and group discussions related to employee development, conflict resolution, and organizational change. Developing facilitation skills can enhance their ability to engage participants and drive meaningful outcomes.

  4. Trainers and Educators: Trainers, educators, and workshop facilitators can improve their delivery and engagement by mastering facilitation techniques. This enables them to create interactive and impactful learning experiences for their participants.

  5. Consultants and Coaches: Consultants and coaches often facilitate workshops, focus groups, and strategy sessions with clients. Enhancing their facilitation skills can strengthen their ability to guide clients through complex discussions and decision-making processes.

  6. Team Members: Even team members who are not in formal leadership roles can benefit from facilitation training. Learning how to effectively facilitate discussions within their teams can improve communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills.

  7. Anyone Who Leads Group Discussions: Professionals from various industries and job roles who frequently lead group discussions, brainstorming sessions, or workshops can benefit from learning facilitation skills to enhance their effectiveness in guiding conversations and achieving desired outcomes.

Overall, a facilitation training course is valuable for anyone who wants to improve their ability to lead group interactions, whether in a formal leadership position or in a collaborative team setting.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

At the end of the course you can download a course completion certificate.
We are an accredited CPD provider.

Why choose Churchill Square Training & Development

97% of participants found the training highly effective

Effectively trained over 16,000 people globally

More than 20 highly experienced and specialist trainers

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