Essential Facilitation Skills
Monday, October 19, 2020
Regardless of your role at work, you often find yourself running meetings, eliciting information from clients and business partners, or planning a task or project. Because we all attend meetings and we all work with others to make decisions, solve problems, build out plans, etc., it is important to learn the Essential Facilitation Skills even if you are not looking to be a Facilitator.
The Essential Facilitation Skills:
They are (1) active listening, (2) awareness of others and their behavior, and (3) “how to” move others to consensus. Developing these will make you more effective when leading or participating in meetings as well as making decisions, solving problems, building plans, eliciting requirements, etc. These skills are also the core servant leader skills – the way of the future.
This session develops these skills through lesson and significant practice. Let’s explore the Essential Facilitation skills.
Upon completion, attendees will be able to:
- Demonstrate “how to” Actively Listen.
- Know “how to” identify attendee behavior and why it’s important
- Know “how to” guide a group to consensus
- Demonstrate “how to” prepare for and define an effective meeting
- Know “how to” effectively run remote meetings.