Aim

To enable participants to understand the role of the facilitator and practice a range of facilitation skills and techniques.

Duration

1 day

Content

This course will provide an introduction to facilitation, enabling participants to understand the role of the facilitator and practice a range of facilitation skills and techniques. Participants will learn how to plan and run effective facilitated events, develop questioning skills and explore techniques for dealing with challenging issues and behaviours.

It will be a participative course where participants will have the opportunity to explore and practice facilitation in a safe learning environment.

Learning outcomes

By attending this course you will be able to …

  • Describe the principles of effective participation, facilitation and consensus building
  • Evaluate key skills and values used in facilitation
  • Apply different facilitation techniques to different situations
  • Use an essential 'facilitation tool kit' of techniques and processes
  • Know where to access additional resources

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at those who want to develop their facilitation skills to enable them to facilitate meetings and events with citizens, communities, colleagues and partner organisations.

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