Effective Facilitation Skills

Course Duration: 1.0 day

Course Description

Effective facilitators know how to take charge of work sessions and lead groups toward successfully completing their work objectives. In this course, you will strategically plan work sessions and create formal agendas, lead groups to generate new ideas through brainstorming events, and help people work through facilitated difficult sessions. You will also further develop your facilitation skills by leading remote work groups and even moderating international sessions.

Course Objective:

  • You will identify methods of effectively facilitating meetings and group work sessions.
  • Identify methods of planning a facilitated meeting.
  • Facilitate different kinds of meetings.
  • Facilitate remote sessions.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Planning the Meeting

  • Clarify the Purpose of the Meeting
  • Familiarize Yourself with the Meeting Subject Matter
  • Create the Agenda

Lesson 2: Facilitating the Meeting

  • Lead a Session Effectively
  • Manage a Brainstorming Session
  • Facilitate Difficult Sessions

Lesson 3: Facilitating Remote Sessions

  • Manage Remote Sessions
  • Facilitate International Sessions