|Facilitation Training Courses|
We teach you the ten fundamental principles of facilitation, back them up with over 90 specific techniques, and then provide advanced training and certification training that prepare you to become a Certified Master Facilitator.
Our flagship course! This 4-day workshop covers 10 principles, over 90 techniques, 6 exercises and video-taping. Over 95% rate this course the "best" or "one of the best" courses they have ever taken. (Also available in a 3-day Streamlined version with no video-taping and 1 less exercise.)
The course is designed for people who frequently facilitate meetings where some or all participants are remote and may be dealing with meeting dysfunction. Facilitating Virtual Meetings: Comprehensive delivers a curriculum whereby facilitators can practice the proven methods that separate great facilitators from good ones.
For alumni of The Effective Facilitator or Accelerated Workshop. In this exciting 3-day follow-on, learn new facilitating techniques, receive detailed, quality feedback, and practice, practice, practice!
For experienced facilitators seeking certification. Give us 5 days and we will prepare you for certification by the International Institute for Facilitation (INIFAC) as a Certified Master Facilitator. We have integrated the principles from The Effective Facilitator with the 30 CMF sub-competencies.
This course provides a detailed understanding of each of the building blocks that make up a strategic plan and strategies for facilitating teams through the strategic planning process. You’ll learn the Drivers Model, a road map for constructing a strategic plan for your organization and tips for judging the quality of each component of your plan, and more.
Masterful Meetings delivers a vision of what a great meeting should be. The course provides specific strategies for getting meetings started on time, keeping the discussion focused, eliminating dysfunctions, empowering people through Meeting Rights, and guiding the meeting when you are not the meeting leader.
This course is designed to help you drastically improve the efficiency and productivity of your virtual meetings. Starting with an understanding of the common problems faced by virtual meeting leaders, this course provides step-by-step instructions you can use right away for seamlessly managing your virtual meetings.
Learn to manage client relationships effectively and achieve results for clients. Build critical skills to increase credibility, improve communication and manage expectations.
For people who lead technical meetings. This 1-day course applies the tools from Making Meetings Work to the tougher environment of technical meetings.
For highly experienced facilitators only. If your team of veteran facilitators has only a day, this workshop focuses on the 7 key skills that we find separate great facilitators from good ones. During the workshop your team will gain keen insights into facilitation excellence and have opportunities to put the separators into practice.
For alumni of The Effective Facilitator or Accelerated Workshop. This 1-day follow-on to The Effective Facilitator offers practice sessions and detailed guides for facilitating IT-related sessions such as requirements gathering, project planning and JAD.
This course will equip you with a full toolbox of strategies for engaging participants in dynamic and interactive training segments. Bring a module of your own class to get feedback and recommendations for transforming it using the Facilitation for Trainers techniques!
The Effective Facilitator Monthly Touch is a 12-month program designed for professionals who want a refresher on the over 101 techniques taught in the Effective Facilitator Course.