Learn how to build buy-in, achieve consensus and manage the group in our most popular workshop.
There is an art and science to effective meeting facilitation. Our workshops foster a collaborative leadership style by equipping learners with the skills to design and lead any outcomes-driven group conversation. The three essential components of leading successful discussions include managing yourself as the facilitator, managing the process or meeting structure and managing the group dynamics.
Learn proven, practical strategies for leading engaging, meetings that stay on track.
Learn guidelines and skills to support productive debates while managing the stress of having your ideas challenged.
Learn the keys of meeting structure, engaging participants and preventing challenges.
Learn strategies to manage and engage both remote and ‘in-person’ meeting participants.
Build confidence and competence in leading brave conversations that enhance diversity and inclusion in your workplace.
Create a custom program to develop targeted facilitation skills 90 minutes at a time.
Real learning takes place when the "expert" stops talking and invites learners to start actively participating in the process. To do this, trainers need to practice the skills and processes of "facilitative training"
Learn and practice skills to lead highly engaging virtual learning events.
Learn how to create virtual training workshops that are guaranteed to engage learners.
Learn and practice skills to lead engaging learning events with confidence.
Committee Chair Training
Committee Chairs often step into the role with no formal training on how to lead productive meetings. We have had great success developing the staff and Committee Chairs of many regulated organizations who are looking for more collaborative, substantive conversations prior to voting on key motions.
Committee Chairs learn a more facilitative approach to leading meetings.
Advanced Facilitation Training
These programs are designed for those who need to sharpen their facilitation skills at a higher level by focussing on a key area or specific process. Ideally, participants have prior foundational training and have experience designing and leading more challenging meetings.
Learn powerful, meeting facilitation techniques for dealing with the most challenging group behaviours.
Learn how to scope and design the right meeting process to achieve high engagement and results.
Learn a tried and true, highly engaging planning process used by professional facilitators.
Gain the tools and confidence to get teams back on track to achieving needed results.
Enhancing Your Facilitation Practice
We have developed an array of complementary workshops that also contribute to highly successful meetings. Refining and delivering key content to better inform participants, taking a more consultative approach with your internal client group and project management best practices are a few of the key areas addressed.
Craft and deliver on target messages that empower leaders to make better decisions.
Learn skills, tools and process needed to transition to the role of trusted advisor.
Learn strategies to maximize the performance and culture of your hybrid team.
Learn highly practical project management principles and processes.
Online Meeting Tools Training
Today's virtual meeting leaders need to be able to leverage digital platform features and leading collaborative tools to maximize participation, keep highly distractible participants actively engaged and amp up the quality and efficiency of collaborative dialogue.
Facilitate engaging virtual collaboration sessions using MURAL.
Learn how to lead more engaging, interactive and collaborative Zoom meetings with our favourite new Zoom features.
Facilitate like a pro using Zoom Breakout rooms and polling.