Facilitation Skills Training Course

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This Facilitation Skills training course provides leaders or managers with the ability to guide, assist or make it easy for their groups or teams to achieve their goals through productive and efficient meetings, planning sessions and related activities.

The PD Training Facilitation Skills course covers the following topics: definition and purpose of facilitation, role of the facilitator, the various tools and techniques to be used for effective facilitation, how to deal with disruptions and difficult group members, managing expectations and much more.

This comprehensive training course is available across the U.S., including Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Birmingham, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Jackson, Los Angeles, Manhattan, Miami, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, San Antonio and Seattle.

Looking for something more advanced? Try the Advanced Facilitation Skills Training Course

Learning Outcomes
Course Outline
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  • Learning Outcomes - Facilitation Skills Training Course

    By the end of this course, participants will:

    • Define facilitation & identify its purpose
    • Understand the benefits of good facilitation
    • Master the role & focus of a facilitator
    • Differentiate between process & content of a group discussion
    • Learn effective tools for preparing for an effective facilitation session
    • Master techniques for effective facilitation from Tuckman & Jensen's stages of group development (forming, storming, norming & performing)
    • Learn how to help a group reach a consensus and a final solution, by encouraging participation
    • Practice techniques for dealing with disruptions, dysfunctions & difficult people in a group setting
    • Define what interventions are, when they are appropriate and learn how to implement them
    Duration: 1 day course

    The best adult learning experience

    The best adult learning experience


    PD Training is dedicated to immersive and inspirational learning experiences for busy adults. We believe courseware should keep pace with changes in workplaces and technology.

    So we have written our very own Signature Series that incorporates best practice in modern learner engagement, and continually improves based on trainer feedback, participant feedback and innovations in best practice.

    Welcome to the best adult learning experience in the industry, we look forward to your feedback and suggestions.


    Facilitation Skills Training Course Reviews:

    "It by far has been the best course I have ever attended and to say that it was life changing is an understatement. “I got it”, I mended relationships and speak up for myself, and this is huge! So thank you and I seriously want my children to experience this as I know it will enable live powerful lives and not wait 50 years to learn it."

    "I think role playing while uncomfortable is very important in laying a good foundation for these types of skills."


  • Course Outline - Facilitation Skills Training Course

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    Facilitation is often referred to as the new cornerstone of management philosophy. With its focus on fairness and creating easy decision making, facilitation can make any organization make better decisions.

    This Facilitation training course will give participants an understanding of what facilitation is all about, as well as some tools that they can use to facilitate small meetings.

    Looking for something more advanced? Try the Advanced Facilitation Skills Training Course

    Facilitation Skills Training Course - Lesson 1
    The Peaceful Warrior
    • The role and purpose of facilitating
    • The Limits of Facilitation
    • Qualities of Effective Facilitation
    • LDP Review – facilitation preferences
    • Reflection
    Facilitation Skills Training Course - Lesson 2
    Just Add People and Stir
    • The Ideal World
    • The Real World
    • Reflection
    Facilitation Skills Training Course - Lesson 3
    Trusting in the Process
    • Preparation
    • Starting Off
    • The Middle Bit
    • The End Bit
    • I never agreed to that! (keeping records)
    • Reflection
    Facilitation Skills Training Course - Lesson 4
    Making Decisions
    • Tell me again, why are we here?
    • Divergent and Convergent Thinking
    • Building Consensus and Inclusive Solutions
    • Reflection
    Facilitation Skills Training Course - Lesson 5
    Maximising Interaction
    • Exercising Control
    • Encouraging Participation
    • Dealing with Challenges
    • Reflection
    Facilitation Skills Training Course - Lesson 6
    Virtual facilitation
    • Preparation
    • Technology
    • Maintaining Engagement
    • Reflection
    Facilitation Skills Training Course - Lesson 7
    • Create an Action Plan
    • Accountability = Action
    • References

  • Client Site Training

    Clients and testimonials

    In-House training benefits:

    • Flexible length - sessions as short as 1-hour
    • Cost effective - great group pricing
    • Greatest impact in the shortest time
    • Excellent Team Building Opportunity
    • Certificate of Completion (always available in the App)
    • Comprehensive courseware as books (& available in the App)

    Delivery Options for In-house training
    1-hour Motivator
    one hour motivator
    3-hour Power Sessions
    3 hour power session
    Full-day training
    full day training

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    You can expect:

    Activities and discussion

    To Be Engaged All Day

    Activities and discussion for engaged learning all day.

    Real world trainer

    An outstanding trainer

    On average PDT trainers have 15 years industry experience 7 years training experience.

    Tailored training

    Focussed on you

    We always tailor activities and scenarios to be relevant to you.

    Refresher course

    Refresher Course $0

    Client Site and Public Class participants are welcome to join a public class in the same topic for 12 months.

    Price coaching

    1/2 Price Coaching

    We all know the importance of reinforcement, so we'll come back within 90 days of the original course 1/2 price.

    Confidence of booking

    Acclaimed Provider

    The confidence of booking with an acclaimed multi national training company.

    eLearning and video

    Multi-modal Reinforcement

    Support, reinforcement & extension eLearning and videos in the App.

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