Facilitation Skills

Course duration: 7 hours
Facilitator/Instructor: Sarah Hood
Audience: Supervisors, Managers
Course description

Do you ever find yourself needing to facilitate group decision making processes?  Maybe you are the leader of a team and want to use more collaborative decision making processes.  Maybe your role requires you to gather information from groups or to help groups plan and make decisions together. Whatever you role or your reason, this course will help you to facilitate processes that enable groups to achieve decisions and solutions that are mutually sustainable.   Completing this full day course will help you to:

  • Clearly articulate the issue, problem or opportunity the group will address
  • Identify and communicate the appropriate decision making method
  • Design a group process to generate ideas, evaluate options and select solutions
  • Use facilitation skills to encourage participation, stay on topic and summarize group decisions
  • Apply the appropriate facilitation techniques, tools and processes to achieve the desired group outcome