Facilitation Skills Training Course

Our one day Facilitation Skills training course will show you how to make your meetings more productive by gaining engagement and driving actions.

facilitation skills training course

Find out how to engage people during meetings and get more ideas onto the table. Understand how to drive actions and increase responsibility. Tackle complex issues and know how to deal with different behaviours during meetings and other facilitated sessions.

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Great News! We can deliver our Facilitation Skills Training Course on-site at your business anywhere in Ireland.

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Here’s all of the details you need about our Facilitation Skills training course. We’re here to help if you have any other questions. You can see all of the ways to get in touch here.

This workshop is designed to explore the communication skills and techniques required to successfully facilitate events, workshops and meetings in a business context.

Interactive theory and practical session will engage you in a variety of realistic scenarios where you will receive feedback on your approach. From ice breakers and energisers to handling difficult people and situations, this workshop will help you to discover and develop new facilitation skills.

Those who attend this Facilitation Skills Training Course will:

  • Develop the skills and confidence to help groups take ownership for generating ideas, solve problems and agree direction and plan actions
  • Contract productive, purposeful relationships with groups
  • Deal with challenges and difficult group behaviours
  • Ensure high levels of participation and creativity in groups
  • Identify and improve your strengths as a facilitator.

Here’s what we cover in our Facilitation Skills Training Course:

What is Facilitation?

  • Defining what the process of Facilitation is and when’s it used?

The Facilitator

  • What is the role of the Facilitator?
  • What are the necessary skills and behaviours of an effective Facilitator?

The Skills

  • Effective questioning and a Facilitator
  • Structuring a facilitated meeting
  • Probing to explore new possibilities
  • Listening effectively

The Role

  • Keeping the group motivated and maintaining momentum
  • Clearing blockages
  • Dealing with conflicting members and views

Capturing Ideas

  • Creative ways to capture actions
  • Closing out the meeting

Skills Practice

  • An opportunity to practice the skills.

If you opt to have this course delivered in-house, the content above can be tweaked and changed to ensure the course meets your specific needs.

We can deliver this Facilitation Skills training course in-house to a group of up to 12 people at your organisation anywhere in Ireland

We can tweak the course content to align it closer to your business needs.  The course will be delivered by one of our professional hand picked trainers who will provide the skills and knowledge and allow plenty of time to practice the skills.  They will also ensure that everyone leaves with an action plan that details what they will do next.

To find out more about having a Facilitation Skills training course delivered, fill in the form below and we’ll get back to you.  Be sure to tell us what course you are looking for and in what location.  Alternatively you can call us on 015549779.

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