Before you design and deliver your workshop, learn about the different types of workshop facilitation, such as teaching content, group decision-making, and strategic planning.
- Being a workshop facilitator is a very important role.…You help people come together to achieve something…that matters to them,…like a professional skill or engaging in personal growth.…How you set up the experience…and the way you lead the participants through it…is instrumental to them reaching their goals.…People sign up for and attend workshops…to gain knowledge and improve skills…in a shared group process.…This means that the facilitator's role…actually has three dimensions.…First, you're helping people move…towards specific goals or outcomes.…
There's some state they want to reach…at the end of the workshop…that they don't have at the beginning.…Second, you're creating and leading a group process…that moves them forward together.…This means you can leverage opportunities for interaction…and collaboration that will help people shift…in a way that they might not be able to independently.…Third, you're creating an environment…where each individual person can actively participate in…and contribute to the process.…
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- Facilitating adult learners
- Best practices in workshop design
- Understanding your participants
- Designing the right activities
- Preparing the logistics
- Facilitating the workshop
- Keeping things on track
- Increasing participation and collaboration
- Solving unexpected problems
- Dealing with challenging dynamics
- Creating closure