The Effective Facilitator

Learn the techniques our facilitators use to achieve amazing results through groups!

Our flagship course, The Effective Facilitator covers the 10 principles of facilitation, more than 100 techniques, and includes 6 exercises culminating in a videoed capstone exercise.

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Why take The Effective Facilitator?

Are you thinking about taking The Effective Facilitator but are not sure it is the right course for you? Well, watch and listen as our founder counts down what our clients say are the top six reasons to take this course.

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Why it Works

Unlike other facilitation courses, The Effective Facilitator devotes 80% of its curriculum to learning and practicing the group techniques that separate great facilitators from good ones. Our proprietary approach to training, referred to as the PDI difference ( Practical, Dynamic, Interactive), ensures you get the results you’re looking for: Practical techniques that can be immediately applied; Dynamic, high energy instructors; and Interactive exercises and practice sessions. To date, more than 95% of attendees rate this course as the BEST or ONE OF THE BEST courses they’ve ever taken!

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Over 35,000 trained in our flagship course

Over 600 facilitators under contract

More Certified Master Facilitators than any other organization in the world

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25 years of guaranteeing impactful results. We’d love to hear about what impactful results you are seeking to achieve.

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Customer Stories

Sinead Condon and Kevin Mackie of CA Technologies

They discuss the tremendous impacts on agility, innovation, and success that taking a facilitative approach to leadership provides.


The Number One Facilitation Company in the U.S.

Sharing the power of facilitation with the world since 1993.