The Skillful Facilitator
Strategies for Meeting Dynamics & Group Dysfunction
What can you do to prevent group dysfunction?
When should you intervene in dynamics, and how?
How face conflict with resilience and confidence?
The Skillful Facilitator is a unique blend of classroom learning and personalized coaching. Participants will be empowered with helpful frameworks, tools, and techniques to identify, prevent, and as needed diffuse difficult meeting and group situations. Working from a neutral stance, what power do you have as a facilitator if dynamics arise, and what strategies can you adopt? Learn how to intervene appropriately, helping enhance group understanding, the acceptance of differences, and to transform conflict into an opportunity for better solutions and results.
- Understand your role as a facilitator in the face of group dynamics
- Recognize the symptoms and diagnose the sources of disagreement
- Acquire helpful models to prepare for and deal with group dynamics & dysfunction
- Master the art of asking good questions to diagnose and facilitate healthy outcomes
- Practice applying helpful facilitative interventions to different scenarios
- Gain insights on your personal triggers
- Learn strategies to more ably "stand in the fire" during conflict
- Receive personalized coaching after class focused on your needs and situations
Grow your facilitative leadership competencies
"The Agile Facilitator is a very good course to further hone your facilitaiton skills and to learn the theory behind what tools and techniques to use, when and why. You will walk away with frameworks and methods to design effective workshops." -- Jennifer Crosby, Nov. 2012
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