Facilitation Skills


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We are excited to announce that you can download our course materials and use them to deliver a course in facilitation skills.

These facilitation skills training course materials will provide your participants with the skills and knowledge required to employ facilitate skills within a wide variety of settings that get results.

In particular, these training materials will help develop their facilitation skills of any team member and ensure you deliver a successful sales training course.

As a result, this course is designed to be delivered to managers, team leaders, supervisors and front line staff.

Course overview

The following topics are covered within the slides, manuals and support materials provided.

What is facilitation – The course materials start with a definition of facilitation.

What is a facilitator – Use this content to explore the traits associated with great facilitators. And, then explore with participants whether they have the potential to be a facilitator.

Functions – This section examines the function of facilitation. Next, use the content to look at various facilitation styles, principles and values that are needed by facilitators.

The facilitation process – Use this section to teach your audience about decision making, outcomes and products.

Designing the process – This section explores how to design a facilitation process.

Facilitation techniques – Use the content to explore facilitation techniques. The content then examines tips, rules, how to gain consensus, self-check questions and the concept of intervention.

Techniques – Use this section to explore specific techniques that facilitators can use within a wide variety of settings. These include:

– Awareness Technique
– Brainstorming
– NGT Technique
– Affinity Diagram
– Fish Bowl
– Multiple Perspectives Disk
– The Hanger Technique

People in the process – This section examines group dynamics and personality types. Finally, explore the important areas of dealing with conflict and understanding the role of people in the process.

How it works

You’ll receive a 67 page participant manual. It also contains all exercises, tests and further reading required.

We also include 84 Powerpoint Slides. Together, these materials provide trainers and managers with all the content needed to successfully deliver this course content to others.

We are also delighted to include a 70 page facilitator manual and 14 Expert Training Guides that will further help you deliver this course in facilitation skills.

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Learning objectives

Upon completion of this course in facilitation skills, your participants will be able to:

– Identify the main obstacles to effective facilitation skills.

– Understand the facilitation process.

– Understand a range of facilitation techniques.

– Build an effective facilitation process.

– Explain the benefits of effective facilitation skills.


“The modules are certainly still proving useful. Every day I think of another use for them, they have come at just the right time, really excellent value for money – the complexity and depth in the materials mean we can mix and max Powerpoint presentations to suit our audience’s levels and requirements.”

Anita Wild
Action Development Group

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Senior Partner
Academic Training, Leadership & Assessment Services

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