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Facilitation Skills Training – Delivered Live, Onsite

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Whether our clients need help facilitating in-person meetings, virtual conversations, or both, we customize our facilitation skills training workshops to reflect the needs of each client group. Participants learn and apply concepts, tips and methods through interactive discussions, breakouts, simulations and case studies. A rich reference guide provides dozens of tools and templates for use during and after our workshop. Since each session is interactive, we recommend groups of no more than 25 participants for the richest learning experience.

Clients to choose the learning modules that work best for them from topics such as:

  • Blending face-to-face and virtual participation
  • Handling challenging participants and difficult meeting dynamics
  • Designing an engaging agenda
  • Balancing participation to include all voices
  • Consensus-building, prioritizing and decision-making
  • Facilitating for innovation
  • Crafting and posing powerful questions
  • Navigating through cultural differences

Participants are encouraged to bring real-life situations to discuss and work on during our workshops. A modest amount of prework is required prior to each session.

“Nancy is exceptional at her craft.  She worked quickly to understand our needs and custom designed a class to develop and enhance our facilitation skill set.  We certainly look forward to working with her again.”

– Frank Christiano, Design Assurance Manager, Chevron

 “Nancy has a very clear and direct approach to facilitation training – devoid of hokey jargon and contrived theories – that is both refreshing and extremely effective.”

– Manuel Muelle, Director, Member Engagement,
Housing Partnership Network

“Thanks, Nancy! Everyone had a great time and got a ton out of the training. We all felt it was well worth the time for the staff.”

– Casey Erisman, Senior Manager of Program Services, Consortium for Energy Efficiency


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