Handbooks for Facilitators

Description: This database of handbooks includes Step Towards Action, Holistic Learning, The Everyday Beyond, Creativity Handbook, and Facilitation Step by Step. These COMPETENDO handbooks for facilitators can be accessed as PDFs and hard copies. Quick Tip: This database provides an easy-to-access, organized package of 5 distinct handbooks that supplement each other and covers a wide … Continue reading Handbooks for Facilitators

How to Facilitate Participatory, Contextualized, and Impactful Events

Description: This Facilitation Handbook is intended to be used as a resource for planning participatory, contextualized and high-quality events. The fundamental facilitation skills and activities in this handbook are applicable in a variety of events, such as meetings, team-building retreats, skills-building workshops, design workshops and large forums. Quick Tip: This source is a comprehensive guide … Continue reading How to Facilitate Participatory, Contextualized, and Impactful Events

Developing Facilitation Skills

Photo by Christina @ wocintechchat.com on Unsplash Description: Learn how to plan well, keep members involved, and create real leadership opportunities in your organization and skills in your members. Quick Tip: This website guide is a quicker read that includes tips and tricks for facilitators. While it is not a training program, facilitators can use … Continue reading Developing Facilitation Skills

Facilitative Leadership

Photo by Zaini Izzuddin on Unsplash Description: Facilitative Leadership is a three-day workshop for both new and experienced leaders, managers, facilitators and graduate students who would like to develop or improve their facilitation skills. The workshop, originally developed by Michigan State University Extension, provides hands-on learning experience through fast-paced interactive tool-building activities and practical application … Continue reading Facilitative Leadership

Facilitation Skills Training: Managing Difficult Meeting Personalities

Description: Keynote Speaker and Corporate Trainer Dana Brownlee shares practical, effective tips for how to handle difficult personalities in your meetings. Quick Tip: This is a fun, visually aesthetic, and easy-to-follow video specifically about conflicts and managing difficult personalities. It includes descriptions of the Round Robin and the Compliment/Document/Pivot techniques. Creator: Dana Brownlee Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-y2fkRs12s … Continue reading Facilitation Skills Training: Managing Difficult Meeting Personalities

Lean Facilitator Skills: Applying Psychology “In The Moment”

Description: Accompanying slides: https://www.slideshare.net/KarenMartinGroup/facilitator-skills/2-Learning_ObjectivesParticipants_will_learn_how Quick Tip: This is a webinar on facilitation from a psychological perspective (body language, resistance, and noticing demeanor). It offers an interesting discussion from a unique lens that is unexplored in other resources. Creator: TKMG Academy, Inc. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llv1fyKaRzM Video Length: 88 minutes

How to Be a Great Facilitator

Description: In this video, we'll examine a 5-step facilitation process to help you improve your facilitation skills. We'll also look at some common problems you might encounter when facilitating a meeting and show how you can handle each of them. Companion Article: https://expertprogrammanagement.com/2019/09/effective-facilitator/ Quick Tip: This video provides a discussion of a 5-step facilitation technique … Continue reading How to Be a Great Facilitator