Event Phone: 202-556-0822

  • May 19, 2016 - May 20, 2016
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    - Instructor: Diane Stoy

(Custom/Group Training Available.  Please contact us for additional information.)

Course Description

Skills in facilitation are very useful in both professional and personal life. Whether you are leading a work group or your community association’s meeting, developing great facilitation skills will help you help groups work more effectively and achieve their goals. In this interactive two-day course, you will learn about the core processes of facilitation, differences between facilitation and training, stages of group development, common challenges of facilitation, creative instructional strategies that increase interaction and learning, and methods for delivering effective feedback.

Who should attend: Business leaders, managers, trainers, educators, association managers, board members, community leaders, and any leader whose has accepted the challenge of facilitating more effective, more productive meetings.

Topics Include:

  • The dynamics of group process
  • The link between facilitation, group effectiveness and learning
  • The different roles of facilitator, coach, expert and trainer
  • Attributes of an effective facilitator
  • Essential principles of facilitation
  • Importance of the physical environment and the emotional climate
  • Instructional strategies
  • Techniques and tools of successful facilitation
  • Techniques for meeting common challenges in group discussions



Venue Phone: 202-556-0822

1940 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314, United States