Workshop Description

Facilitating Discussion

Lobby discussion

an essential skill for anyone in a leadership role.

Thiscoursewill appeal to those in leadership roles who need to innovate. They will articulate techniques to introduce new methods, ideas, services or products. These techniques include facilitative approaches to problem solving, creative thinking, and effective decision making. Emphasis is placed on group sourcing, thinking processes, and the best ways for utilizing the energy of disagreement.

Learning Objectives

Participant will be able to:

  • employ group-sourcing facilitation techniques to define problems and gather information
  • know when to use brainstorming, affinity exercises, storyboarding, etc. to harvest and organize information
  • use logic tools to explore options
  • understand the four different types of decision making strategies and their consequences
  • apply the group's knowledge to effective decision-making


Thiscourseuses experiential learning techniques. Participants will be invited to take part in a series of discussions and engage in small-group work exercises, role-playing, and hands on activities designed to explore and practice the topics covered.


Overview Version (1 day)

Thiscourseprovides an overview of the content through an interactive presentation and opportunities to practisetechniques.

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