Train the Trainers

Description: Have you taken care of all the logistics for your upcoming workshop? Do you have all the materials readily available? How can trainings be planned, organised and carried out effectively? This is a perspective for trainers and facilitators which supports them to carry out workshops, trainings and capacity development courses based on the SSWM Toolbox. It … Continue reading Train the Trainers

Facilitation Step by Step

Description: The idea of this learning companion is to support your self-development as a professional, to help you find your definition of a facilitator through observation, practice, or individual work. What you save here represents in sum our portfolio of competencies and your characteristics. The companion helps you to collect experience and makes it accessible … Continue reading Facilitation Step by Step

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

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: … Continue reading Facilitation Skills Training: Managing Difficult Meeting Personalities

Lean Facilitator Skills: Applying Psychology “In The Moment”

Description: Accompanying slides: 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: 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: Quick Tip: This video provides a discussion of a 5-step facilitation technique … Continue reading How to Be a Great Facilitator