Facilitate Meetings Like A Pro

Four skills to lead collaborative meetings, efficiently

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This course is for you if:

  • You are fed up with inefficient meetings and the waste of time and money that they cost.
  • You regularly lead meetings and want some valuable new tricks to make them more productive and efficient.
  • You are new to leading meetings and want to learn some basics in a super-easy way.
  • You want to teach and inspire others to be good meeting facilitators.
  • You want your team to be more collaborative or creative.
  • You want to show credibility with a certificate of completion.

What you will get

This course has 13 videos, many of them from on-location in meeting rooms. It also has an infographic, written explanations of specific techniques, a 9-page outline of key practices, and a checklist of planning steps for facilitators.

PLUS, get Together We Decide

With the purchase of this course, you will also get Together We Decide, An Essential Guide for Making Good Group Decisions for 33% off. Get the Hardcover edition with free shipping, or the Kindle or Nook edition. Your choice.

Already have the book? Give your new one to a friend or your local library!

And, get certified

Get officially certified in Facilitate Meetings Like A Pro and receive a Certificate of Completion that documents your investment and demonstrates your credibility to others.

What you will learn

How to Provide Structure – practical techniques and steps to help you plan and guide your meetings as a facilitator.

How to Reflect the Group – resources for reflecting and showing your group what they are saying.

How to Encourage Participation – creative techniques to help all voices be heard and all ideas considered.

How to Move the Group Forward – tips to get unstuck, keep on track, and achieve the meeting objectives.

Course Curriculum

Overview

When collaborative meetings are most useful

The value of neutral facilitation

Dozens of key techniques

Provide Structure

Key aspects of meeting planning

All about meeting ground rules

How structure supports creativity

Reflect the Group

Effective use of handouts

How to use the screen and the walls for reflecting

The importance of good notes

Encourage Participation

Practical benefits of inclusivity

Techniques for encouraging all personality types

How to welcome and encourage all stakeholders

Move the Group Forward

How to leverage time expectations

How to get a group unstuck

The value of on-the-spot proposals

Next Steps

How to keep learning

Valuable additional resources

At the end of each chapter are Questions to Ponder to help reinforce your learning. And at the end of the course are Scenarios for you to work through and consider where Craig asks What would you do? and then he tells you what he would do. Learners tell us that the course takes a total of 3-4 hours to complete.

About Our Pricing

We want everyone to benefit from our eLearning courses so we let you pay as little as $5 for one of our high quality, high value courses. Please pay what feels right for you. If you work for a company, consider what your company would expect to pay for this type of professional development. Thank you for your support.

Start facilitating better meetings, Today!

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