Effective facilitators know how to take charge of work
sessions and lead groups toward successfully completing their work objectives.
In this course, you will strategically plan work sessions and create formal
agendas, lead groups to generate new ideas through brainstorming events, and
help people work through facilitated difficult sessions. You will also further
develop your facilitation skills by leading remote work groups and even moderating
Course Objective: You will identify methods of effectively facilitating meetings and
group work sessions.
Target Student: Business professionals.
Prerequisites: Comfort speaking in front of a group, leading others,
and working within a team.
Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.
Pentium 90 MHz or higher processor or Macintosh PowerPC.
Screen resolution of 800 x 600 set to 256 colors.
Windows® 95, Windows® 98, Windows® 2000, Windows®
ME, Windows® NT 4.0, Windows® XP Home Edition, or Windows® XP
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0x, 5.5, or 6.0 or Netscape
Navigator (excluding 6.0 and 6.1).
Adobe® Acrobat Reader 6.0 or higher; Apple QuickTime 5.0
or higher; Macromedia Flash Player 6.0.79 or higher; or Macromedia Shockwave
7.0.2, 8.0, 8.5, 8.5.1 or higher.
Turn off pop-up blocking. (Windows XP with Service Pack 2
Internet Explorer users only.)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
identify methods of planning a facilitated meeting.
facilitate different kinds of meetings.
facilitate remote sessions.
Lesson 1: Planning the Meeting
Topic 1A: Clarify the Purpose of the Meeting
Topic 1B: Familiarize Yourself with the Meeting Subject Matter