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Facilitation Skills

Online Course

Facilitation Skills - Online Course
Gain Effective Facilitation Skills: Learn The Best Principles Of Facilitation, Training, And Chairing

Course Description

Facilitation is often referred to as the new cornerstone of management philosophy, with its focus on fairness and creating an easy decision-making process. Creating a comfortable environment through better facilitation will give you a better understanding of what a good facilitator can do to improve any meeting or gathering.

The Facilitation Skills online training course can help anyone make better decisions. The course gives you an understanding of what facilitation is all about, as well as some tools that you can use to facilitate small meetings. A strong understanding of how a facilitator can command a room and dictate the pace of a meeting will have you on the road to becoming a great facilitator.

Course Objectives

  • Define facilitation and identify its purpose and benefits
  • Clarify the role and focus of a facilitator
  • Differentiate between process and content in the context of a group discussion
  • Provide tips in choosing and preparing for facilitation
  • Identify a facilitator’s role when managing groups in each of Tuckman and Jensen’s stages of group development: forming, storming, norming and performing
  • Identify ways a facilitator can help a group reach a consensus: from encouraging participation to choosing a solution
  • Provide guidelines in dealing with disruptions, dysfunctions and difficult people in groups
  • Define what interventions are, when they are appropriate and how to implement them
  • Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.
  • Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum Specifications For Computers:

  • Microsoft Windows XP or later
  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date browser

Course Summary

Delivery

Online 

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Assessed

Yes

Access

Lifetime 

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Language

English

Award

Certificate

Support

Yes

Time

Self Paced

Community

Online 

Facilitation Skills

Gain Effective Facilitation Skills: Learn The Best Principles Of Facilitation, Training, And Chairing