Advanced Facilitation Skills Training Course

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This course is intended for experienced facilitators who want to enhance their facilitation skills in working with teams. It helps participants hone their fundamental facilitation skills – whether it is managing more complicated group situations, building agreements, understanding the stages of team development and how to use common process tools to make presentations easier and more productive.

This training course is now available in Singapore.

This Advanced Facilitation Skills training course can be delivered at your premises anywhere in Singapore by one of our expert local or international trainers.

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  • Learning Outcomes - Advanced Facilitation Skills Training Course

    This short and dynamic training course is the fastest way to develop skills in effective facilitation so that goals can be reached on time, every time.

    After completing this course, participants will have learned to:

    • Distinguish facilitation from instruction and training
    • Identify the competencies linked to effective small group facilitation
    • Understand the difference between content and process
    • Understand the stages of team development and ways to help teams through each stage
    • Use common process tools to make meetings easier and more productive
    • Define your role in facilitating
    • Establish ground rules
    • Develop content and process
    • Deal with controversial issues and divergent perspectives
    • Develop communication skills
    • Find for common ground
    • Use common facilitation techniques
    • Give effective feedback
    • Understand facilitation vocabulary
    • Deal with difficult people and situations
    • Build sustainable agreements
    • Understand the stages of team development
    • Use analysis tools
    Duration: 2 day course

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    The best adult learning experience


    PD Training is dedicated to immersive and inspirational learning experiences for busy adults. We believe courseware should keep pace with changes in workplaces and technology.

    So we have written our very own Signature Series that incorporates best practice in modern learner engagement, and continually improves based on trainer feedback, participant feedback and innovations in best practice.

    Welcome to the best adult learning experience in the industry, we look forward to your feedback and suggestions.


    Advanced Facilitation Skills Training Course Reviews:

    "The trainer was able to accommodated the broad needs of the group and still was able to provide insights into the overall focus of the training - facilitation."

    Eastman Chemical Singapore Pte Ltd


    "The case study and role playing helps to reinforce learning through hands-on application."


    "Very useful: Course has lots of activities and energetic."

    "Best part - To be more self aware of productivity and how to facilitate meetings and talks more efficiently."

    -Dyslexia Association Of Singapore


    "Jack was a fantastic facilitator and was able to engage the participants throughout the two days."

    -Visa Inc


    "The activities were very appropriate and relevant to each topic. Made it easier to ground the key learning points."

    -Visa Inc

    "A very enjoyable course, Eric (Trainer) was knowledgeable, engaging and clearly had a passion for the subject material. Would recommend to others."

    -Infrastructure Finance and Advisory, ACT Government


    "It was a very personalised training and I very much appreciated James' experiences in his previous work life which gave real life examples to the training. The training expanded on my previous facilitation experiences but also gave me new skills and insights into reading people which is what I really wanted. I will recommend PDTraining to my colleagues when others are seeking similar training especially if James is facilitating!"

    -Department of State Development


    "I thought Josh was excellent at demonstrating engaging and dynamic facilitation...overall, it was very engaging and the Inspire-Educate-Experience-Debrief model was great."

    -The National Disability Insurance Agency


    "The training was fantastic - Karen was inspiring. She was patient and took the time to ensure everyone understood the concepts explained. thank you."


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  • Course Outline - Advanced Facilitation Skills Training Course

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    Great facilitators are always searching for ways to be more effective at presenting to others. This Advanced Facilitation Skills training course can help those who have already mastered the basics of facilitation and are looking for more skills to enhance their presentations.

    Skill development in facilitation is essential for performing expertly. During this deep dive training course in facilitation skills, participants learn to distinguish facilitation from instruction and training, establish ground rules, develop facilitation techniques, give effective feedback, understand the stages of team development, and more.

    Facilitation Skills Training Course

    Advanced Facilitation Skills Training Course - Lesson 1
    The Trusted Conductor
    • A framework for facilitating with complexity
    • Group Capacities
    • LDP Review
    • Assessing and Convening
    • Reflection
    Advanced Facilitation Skills Training Course - Lesson 2
    Divergent Thinking
    • Listing Ideas - Brainstorming
    • Small Group Work
    • Individual Writing
    • Gap Analysis
    • Reflection
    Advanced Facilitation Skills Training Course - Lesson 3
    Convergent Thinking
    • Affinity Diagram
    • Pre-Defined Criteria
    • Straw Votes
    • Gap Analysis
    • Paradigm Shifting
    • Paradigm Shifting Techniques
    • Critical Reasoning
    • Reflection
    Advanced Facilitation Skills Training Course - Lesson 4
    Arriving at a Decision
    • Decision Rules
    • Decision Rules and High Stakes Decisions
    • Scales of Agreement
    • Reflection
    Advanced Facilitation Skills Training Course - Lesson 5
    People Management Strategies
    • When and how to intervene
    • Groupthink
    • Reflection
    Advanced Facilitation Skills Training Course - Lesson 6
    Facilitating Specific Processes
    • Strategic Planning
    • Process Improvement
    • Force Field Analysis
    • Reflection
    Advanced Facilitation Skills Training Course - Lesson 7
    • Create an Action Plan
    • References

  • In-House Training

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    In-House training benefits:

    • Flexible length - sessions as short as 1-hour
    • Cost effective - great group pricing
    • Greatest impact in the shortest time
    • Excellent Team Building Opportunity
    • Certificate of Completion (always available in the App)
    • Comprehensive courseware as books (& available in the App)

    Delivery Options for In-house training
    1-hour Motivator
    one hour motivator
    3-hour Power Sessions
    3 hour power session
    Full-day training
    full day training

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    You can expect:

    Activities and discussion

    To Be Engaged All Day

    Activities and discussion for engaged learning all day.

    Real world trainer

    An outstanding trainer

    On average PDT trainers have 15 years industry experience 7 years training experience.

    Tailored training

    Focussed on you

    We always tailor activities and scenarios to be relevant to you.

    Refresher course

    Refresher Course $0

    In-House and Public Class participants are welcome to join a public class in the same topic for 12 months.

    Price coaching

    1/2 Price Coaching

    We all know the importance of reinforcement, so we'll come back within 90 days of the original course 1/2 price.

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    Acclaimed Provider

    The confidence of booking with an acclaimed multi national training company.

    eLearning and video

    Multi-modal Reinforcement

    Support, reinforcement & extension eLearning and videos in the App.

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