Do you know how to facilitate meetings effectively to guide the group through a collaborative process to achieve consensus?
Do you know how to lead the group to gain buy-in, make high quality decisions, and develop innovative solutions?
The purpose of the “Facilitate Meetings Effectively with Measurable Results” is to equip participants with tools and techniques to confidently guide the group through a collaborative process. The quality of the outcomes from a facilitated meeting hinges on the skills of the facilitator. The facilitator must be skillful in guiding the group through an orderly process, be able to diffuse interpersonal conflicts, manage participant input, bring out the best in everyone and conclude the meeting effectively.
There are several problems that occur when professionals attend unproductive meetings. Research indicates that 50% of that meeting time is wasted because professionals are not engaged or do other work during the meeting. Unproductive meetings:
The program engages participants in a stimulating learning process to:
1 Understand the roles and responsibilities of an effective facilitator
2 Explore the skills and traits that support roles and responsibilities
3 Acquire tools to become more effective and confident
4 Develop support systems to administer and evaluate meetings