FoCuSeD™ Introductory Facilitation Skills - On-line Class PDF Print E-mail

 

"Gary Rush Facilitation - on-line classes will give you the skills to work with a group of people to produce better results."

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Class Abstract

This self paced on-line class teaches the necessary skills to facilitate a workshop / meeting and sets the foundation for your Group Facilitation Skills. It covers:

 

  • What is facilitation and when is it used.
  • What do facilitators do?
  • “How to” present yourself effectively.
  • “How to” actively listen.
  • “How to” ask effective questions.
  • “How to” improve your communication.
  • Neutrality - staying focused on the process.

Objectives

This on-line class is designed so that the students will be able to:

 

  • Demonstrate an understanding of Facilitation and its history.
  • Describe how to initiate, run, and close a workshop.
  • Describe why and how to use workshop norms.
  • Describe the various roles and why each is important.
  • Describe the components of preparation.
  • Take back strategies for “how to” fit facilitation skills into their job.
  • Develop Active Listening skills for effective communication.
  • Gain insight to handle their fears in front of a group.
  • Let go of the “I”, the ego – the personal stake in the outcome.

Materials

Students receive:

 

  • PDF version of FoCuSeD™ Introductory Facilitation Skills by Gary Rush, IAF CPF
  • A digital class Certificate of Completion and badge that you can share.

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Special Thanks

We thank Mr. Scott Zimmerman, Executive Director of The Innovation Center in Richmond, IN, for his support enabling MGRconsulting to film our FoCuSeD™ Introductory Skills On-line class at his center.

 

The Innovation Center is a community-driven organization that believes in bringing new ideas, devices, and methods into every part of the mission.