Facilitation training covers principles, techniques and tools for achieving the best results when facilitating participatory types of meetings that are aiming to achieve results, to elaborate a solution or to make a decision as a group. It is a highly interactive training with practical exercises. It can be held onsite, in hybrid mode or online.
Everybody who organizes and facilitates:
- brainstorm meetings
- ideation sessions
that need to be productive, use the brainpower of all the participants, be inclusive and result in clear outcomes/decisions made. Possible roles: Scrum Masters, Product Owners/Managers, Team Coaches/Managers, HR professionals.
Length: 4-7 hours
- Foundation of Facilitation – how to engage the participants and to get the results out of the meeting
- Stages of Facilitation Process & Dynamics of Group Decision Making (Divergent Zone-Groan Zone-Convergent Zone)
- Facilitation techniques and tools
For longer version of the training we will cover more facilitation techniques and tools and will practice them.
Trainer: Julia Västrik
Group Decision Making Model used in the pictures – credits to Sam Kaner “Facilitators’s guide to participatory decision-making”.