Facilitation Training Material


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This facilitation training material is designed to teach anyone who needs to facilitate groups as part of their job duties in the workplace.

Participants will learn how to facilitate effectively and understand a facilitator’s role.

This training will teach course participants how to become a more effective facilitator and the role of people in a facilitation process.

It covers the three stages of a facilitation process and seven facilitation techniques.

Participants will also learn about:

  • Facilitator roles and responsibilities.
  • How to design an engaging process.
  • Driving participation and consensus.
  • Managing group dynamics.
  • Employing proven facilitation techniques.


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Topics Covered.

1. Introduction

  • What is facilitation?

2. How to become a more effective facilitator

  • How to set agendas and capture data
  • How to use time management and information-seeking techniques.
  • The role of clarifying, coordinating, and summarizing.
  • How to relieve tension.
  • How to protect the process.

3. What are the functions of facilitation skills?

  • The primary function of facilitation.
  • The range of values that effective facilitators need.
  • Facilitator styles available (e.g., directive, exploratory, delegating, participative, interpretive, and evaluative).

4. Introduce the three stages of a facilitation process

  • Stage 1: Define the purpose, outcomes, and products required from the process
  • Stage 2: Design and define the actual process
  • Stage 3: Implement the process and ensure the outcomes and products

5. How to design a facilitation process?

  • How facilitation design impacts the facilitation process.

6. Explore seven facilitation techniques

  • Essential tips, rules, and gaining consensus within a facilitation setting.
  • Self-check questions and the concept of intervention.
  • Facilitation techniques (awareness technique, brainstorming, NGT technique, affinity diagram, fish bowl, multiple perspectives disk, the hanger technique).

7. Understanding the role of people in a facilitation process

  • How to listen to and capture contributions.
  • The importance of collating knowledge.
  • Active participation in a facilitation process.
  • Group dynamics skills and personality types.
  • Dealing with conflict.
  • The role of people in the process.



Your participants will:

  • Explore the main obstacles to practical facilitation skills.
  • Understand the facilitation process.
  • Understand a range of facilitation techniques.
  • Examine how to build an effective facilitation process.
  • Understand the benefits of practical facilitation skills.


What’s Included?

You get instant access to everything you need.

  • Slide Deck (84 Slides).
  • Workbook (70 Pages).
  • Student Workbook (67 Pages).
  • 17 Free Training Games.
  • 17 Free Training Icebreakers.
  • 12 Practical Training Guides.
  • 2 Course Tests.
  • Activities/Exercises.
  • A Reading List.
  • A Course Advertorial.
  • An Action Plan.