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Workshop Facilitation

Learn the skills, approaches and techniques needed to effectively plan and successfully facilitate a workshop.

Description

The purpose of this 1-day course is to provide participants with the skills needed to successfully facilitate a workshop. This course provides an approach and techniques for the effective planning and running of workshops.

Greater emphasis is being placed on skilled business and digital professionals who have the ability to communicate strongly, engage with stakeholders, and elicit a clear result from your team. Workshop facilitation skills, and increasingly online facilitation skills, have never been more important.

The skills and techniques taught on this course will be applicable to all types of workshops. Course participants undertake a realistic workshop facilitation exercise, to reinforce the principles and techniques learnt during the course.

The ‘Workshop Facilitation’ course is delivered by seasoned Equinox consultant practitioners who apply the techniques and practices presented in this course on a daily basis.

For groups of 5 or more, contact training@equinox.co.nz to discuss hosting a private course in-house at your place. 

Outline

  • Introduction
  • Working Agreement
  • Key's to success
  • Preparation
  • Workshop Facilitation Exercise
  • During the Workshop
  • Risks and Mitigations 
  • Follow up
  • Online Facilitation
  • Retrospective

Learning Outcomes

Following the completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Have greater awareness of themselves as a workshop facilitator
  • Understand a process for preparing and running a workshop
  • Understand the rationale, justification, and roles for workshops
  • Learn the intricacies of workshop planning
  • Have applied the techniques for effectively running a workshop

Audience

The audience for this course is business and digital professionals who get involved in producing results through facilitation. 

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