Emmerson Group

Strategic Facilitation

Provides concepts, processes and techniques to facilitate complex issues and agreements. The workshop assumes a base level of facilitation skill or equivalent experience and explores the role of facilitation in helping diverse groups to work effectively together.

Who Should Attend

This one day workshop will be of value if you:

  • Are responsible for facilitating complex issues
  • Lead a change or transformation agenda
  • Are involved in stakeholder meetings or sector engagements
  • Regularly chair or facilitate senior level meetings, forums or gatherings
  • Want to enhance your facilitation abilities and expand your repertoire

Course Content

This workshop is designed to be a highly active and interactive tranining experience. It will cover the following:

  • Advanced concepts for understanding group work and reaching agreement
  • Facilitation approaches for working on complex issues
  • How to use powerful questions to facilitate group understanding
  • How to deepen conversations and maximise contributions
  • A range of proven facilitation processes and techniques
  • Processes to reach agreement and gain commitment to actions/change
  • How to adapt process and respond to group dynamics to ensure outcomes are achieved
  • Facilitating when you're not the facilitator
  • Practice on framing group conversation and reaching agreement

Learning Outcomes

The learning you can take from this workshop is:

  • Understanding how to work with complex content and diverse challenging groups
  • Ability to encourage good inquiry and deep conversation in groups
  • Ability to guide a group to reach agreement and make decisions
  • A larger range of techniques and processes to work effectively with groups
  • Greater ability to be more nimble and fluid in your facilitation style and approach

Essential Information

1 day
9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Standard - $600 + GST

TBC for 2017

Venue (TBA)
Meetings on the Terrace, 152 The Terrace, Wellington
Emmerson Group, 8 Rongotai Road, Kilbirnie, Wellington

More Information
Email Caryl at the Emmerson Group
Call 04-388-4368
Enrolment Form