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Facilitation Skills for Leaders

Overview

Tired of wasting your time in meetings that don't seem to produce results? In today's team-driven, results-focused environment, skilled facilitation is crucial to the delivery of effective group outcomes and organizational success. Harnessing the energy of groups requires paying attention to team dynamics and effectively using proven tools and techniques.

Effective leaders will inspire groups to move smoothly from disagreement to cooperation, creating actionable plans that achieve successful results. While different viewpoints on a team are important, it can sometimes be difficult to foster collaboration when there are conflicting ideas. This course will help you increase the effectiveness of your meetings by teaching the basic skills and methods of group facilitation.

Competencies: 

  • Collaboration

  • Conflict Management

  • Decisiveness

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Oral Communication

  • Problem Solving

Duration

  • 2 days

Locations

  • Online

Benefits

This course leverages introductory lectures, discussions, scenario-based activities, and experiential learning to maximize your experience and teach you how to:

  • Plan and lead more engaging meetings that leverage best practices to increase engagement.

  • Recognize and demonstrate a multitude of facilitation techniques to increase engagement in team and one-on-one meetings.

  • Identify, diagnose, and address interpersonal behaviors that may undermine your team's success.

  • Develop improved one-on-one approaches to support employees in further developing their performance.

 

Who Should Attend

Supervisors, managers, and other employees who want to improve their ability to facilitate meetings.
Individuals without direct reports (scientists, engineers, lawyers, project, or program managers, PMFs, etc.) who facilitate or support the facilitation of meetings.

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