Advanced Facilitation Training - Edinburgh

06/12/2017 09:45
06/12/2017 16:15

Where

St. Luke's Community Centre, 90 Central Street, London EC1V 8AJ

When

6th December 2017, 9.45am-4.15pm

Cost

£425: Large businesses
£338: Large charities, public sector and small businesses
£195: Smaller charities (under 15 staff) and self-funded individuals.

Concessionary rates are available for students, pensioners and the unemployed. Please contact us for further details.

Prices include a hot Mediterranean buffet lunch, Fair Trade refreshments and networking time.

Event Description

A unique day of interactive and participatory learning to build your skills and confidence as a facilitator, meeting organiser or workshop leader.

This will be unlike training you’ve experienced before – you’ll be challenged, engaged and hopefully excited while experiencing the power of deep facilitation. While this is a day of learning, it is also time for you to think about your work and share your experiences. You’ll be asked to analyse difficult situations and come up with your own solutions.

You will also develop your skills and attitudes as a facilitator in working with diverse groups and using participatory processes. We'll look at what it means to be in the mind-set of a facilitator rather than to just ‘do facilitation’.

The day will include:

  • What it means to be a facilitator
  • How to support groups to recognise and work with their power dynamics
  • Understand and deal with 'problem' behaviour
  • Cultivate empathy and the appreciation of differences
  • How to frame a group's needs
  • Using questions effectively to draw out the experience of a group
  • Using non-hierarchical and participatory methods

Who should attend this course?
The event will benefit anyone working with groups of people, in the role of facilitator, in formal or informal settings. Whether a novice wanting to start out with a deep grounding, or an experienced facilitator wishing to develop their current understanding and practice, the course will provide a valuable insight into good facilitation. (If you're looking for more practical workshop/facilitation skills our basic 'Facilitation Training' may be more suitable.)

Contact

For bookings and information please contact:
Tel: 0207 324 4775
Email: training@talkaction.org

About the Organiser


Talk Action
Provides everything from a speaker on a sustainability issue to the event management for a major green festival or conference. Also runs specialist courses on climate change communication and can supply everything from solar power generators, pedal-powered cinemas and recycled art workshops to inspirational speakers on green and social issues.

Talk Action values social justice and environmental sustainability. We promote equality, opportunity, diversity and a healthy environment for communities in both urban and rural settings.

We think quality of life is more important than quantity of income. So we operate on a non-hierarchical/cooperative system and question all types of economic, environmental and social injustice.

www.talkaction.org



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