Event Description

Advanced Facilitation Skills (Virtual Training)

Oct. 29, 2020

Core Course - QNET Certificate in Facilitation & Design (CFD) 
Optional Course - QNET Certificate in Management Development (CMD) 


This full day equivalent course will be offered in a virtual format (described below) in the fall of 2020.

VIRTUAL FORMAT includes three components:

1. Pre-workshop activities - will be sent a few days before the virtual session

2. Virtual session: Thursday, October 29 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
You will be listening to the facilitator(s) and you will communicate with the facilitator(s) and other participants using chat. You will not be seen or heard. The session will take place using Adobe Connect.

3. Post-workshop assignment with feedback provided by the facilitator(s)

 

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Do you know the key processes and techniques that make a great facilitator? Facilitating sessions can be rewarding and successful when you have the right tools.
 

In this workshop, you will develop the confidence and skills you need to facilitate, teach, lead and present to audiences of any size. You will sharpen your ability to use facilitation techniques to effectively manage group dynamics and polish your questioning techniques. You will also discover how to adapt your facilitation style to accommodate the various groups you work with.


WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES: 

  • define the role of a facilitator
  • determine what to prepare before the session to ensure its success
  • create a positive environment for sharing ideas and opinions
  • build trust and integrity with the group and encourage participation and engagement
  • use questioning and active listening techniques to facilitate effectively and test for understanding
  • select appropriate activities and facilitating them effectively
  • handle a variety of difficult situations
  • read the room and make design adjustments to meet the group’s needs
  • provide constructive feedback

DELIVERABLE: You will facilitate a session of your choice using the techniques covered in the workshop.


FACILITATORS: 

Marie Antaya is the Director of Eclectic Communications, a highly recognized training and consulting company. As an international speaker, author of four books and adult educator, Marie has shared her expertise with clients in private, non-profit and public sector organizations leading numerous program and course development projects. Marie designs and delivers informative, practical online and offline programs tailored to the audience's needs. Marie has direct adult education training with certificates in Workshop Facilitation and Adult Education. She is certified to deliver workshops and one-on-one sessions using EQ-i 2.0 Emotional Intelligence and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator instruments. Marie is also a Certified Training and Development Professional. 

Susan Portelance is an associate of Eclectic Communications and brings to the classroom over 10 years of training experience and four years of Toastmasters participation where she has honed her public speaking and leadership skills. Susan has completed training in adult education, presentation skills and coaching skills. Also, she is a Certified Training and Development Professional.

 

This workshop is:


Fees*:

- QNET Members: $399.00 + GST  QNET member list
- Event Partners (see list below): $399.00 + GST
- Non-Members: $469.00 + GST 
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*Above rate includes a comprehensive materials with job aids, checklists and other great reference materials.

Special rate is available if you register for all 4 CFD courses; details here.



Event Partners:
(Members of the following organizations receive the partner rate for this event)
- APICS Winnipeg Chapter (APICS)
Manitoba Aerospace


This session is also presented in partnership with:
- Manitoba Education and Training
- CAM:OE, University of Manitoba Extended Education 

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