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Certificate In Facilitation Skills

$39.20

Learn proven techniques and tools to become a skilled facilitator.

Number of Users Discount
2 - 10 30%
11 - 20 40%
21 - 50 50%
51 - 100 60%
101 + 70%

Description

Mastering Facilitation Skills: Unleash the Power of Collaboration

Course Description:

This comprehensive online course is designed to help participants develop essential facilitation skills to effectively guide groups, teams, and organizations through productive and engaging meetings, workshops, and decision-making sessions. Participants will learn valuable strategies, techniques, and tools to enhance their facilitation capabilities and enable them to create an inclusive environment that fosters collaboration, creativity, and consensus-building.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to Facilitation Skills

  • Defining facilitation and its importance
  • The role of a facilitator
  • Key characteristics of an effective facilitator
  • Common facilitation challenges and how to address them

Module 2: Preparation and Planning for Successful Facilitation

  • Setting clear objectives and goals
  • Selecting appropriate facilitation techniques
  • Preparing an effective agenda
  • Identifying and managing stakeholder expectations
  • Logistics and resource planning

Module 3: Establishing an Inclusive and Collaborative Environment

  • Building trust and rapport with participants
  • Encouraging open communication and active listening
  • Fostering diversity and inclusion
  • Facilitating virtual and hybrid meetings

Module 4: Facilitation Techniques and Tools

  • Brainstorming and idea generation
  • Problem-solving and decision-making techniques
  • Group dynamics and team-building activities
  • Consensus-building and conflict resolution strategies
  • Utilizing technology and digital tools for effective facilitation

Module 5: Managing Group Dynamics and Handling Difficult Situations

  • Recognizing and addressing groupthink
  • Navigating power dynamics and hidden agendas
  • Managing disruptive behaviors and challenging personalities
  • Adapting to unexpected changes and maintaining focus

Module 6: Evaluating and Improving Facilitation Skills

  • Gathering feedback and conducting self-assessment
  • Identifying areas for growth and improvement
  • Developing a personal action plan for ongoing skill development
  • Staying updated on industry trends and best practices

Bonus Module: Specialized Facilitation Contexts

  • Agile facilitation and Scrum meetings
  • Design thinking and innovation workshops
  • Strategic planning and visioning sessions
  • Conflict resolution and mediation

Course Format:

  • Self-paced online learning modules
  • Interactive multimedia content, including videos, quizzes, and case studies
  • Downloadable resources, templates, and toolkits for practical application

Assessment and Certification:

  • Quizzes and assignments throughout the course to assess understanding
  • Successful completion of the course and final project will result in a Facilitation Skills Certificate