Business Excellence Skillnet

Business Excellence Skillnet

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DATES: 13th & 14th August 2012

TIME: 9.00am - 5.00pm

LOCATION: Dublin

COST: €435.00 per member €550.00 per Non member


Programme Overview

This programme is designed to provide a comprehensive grounding in the use of facilitation skills and techniques in an organisational setting. Participants will gain sufficient knowledge and practical skills to design and run high quality facilitated workshops and meetings to ensure they achieve successful outcomes in a timely manner.

 

Programme Objectives

On completion of this programme participants will be able to

•             Understand what facilitation is and how it can be used in an organisational setting

•             Design and prepare a facilitation session to achieve a specific outcome or objective

•             Conduct a facilitated session using appropriate & proven facilitation tools and techniques

•             Be more confident in facilitating groups

 

Target Audience

This programme is suitable for anyone who wants to radically improve the quality and effectiveness of workshops, meetings, change programmes or other such key interventions in their organisation. In particular it is suitable for Change Managers, Team Leaders, Project Managers, Consultants, HR and L&D Managers.

 

Programme Content

Facilitation- an Overview

•             what it is and where it is useful

•             how it differs from other styles

•             profile, role and skills of facilitator

•             how groups work

Conducting a Facilitated Session

•             start the intervention

•             techniques for gathering information

•             achieving consensus

•             conducting the meeting

•             closing the intervention

Models & Techniques of Facilitation

•             introduction to facilitation models

•             techniques including brainstorming, problem solving, environment, toolkits

Intervention Design & Preparation

•             contracting with owner/customer

•             understanding expected outcomes and stakeholders

•             developing focus questions

•             identifying facilitation methodology to match situation

You as the Facilitator

•             self awareness

•             what you bring as a facilitator

•             personal development plan

Facilitation in Practice

•             participants will gain experience in conducting a facilitated session and receive feedback on their style and impact

 

 

Trainer Name and Bio

Fintan Ryan

Fintan Ryan is a graduate of Thomond College of Education and has over 16 years experience in designing and facilitating training and development courses.  He joined Delphi Training and Development in 1989 and for over ten years he designed and delivered experiential training programmes for its clients. He has a very engaging and practical style.  He has since established his own business Interactive Solutions.  Fintan is also a life and business coach, and an associate trainer with the Irish Business and Employers Confederation.

Email: fintanryan@interactive-solutions.ie

 

 

The Business Excellence Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.

For more information on Skillnets Ltd, please visit www.skillnets.ie

 

We are pleased to be able to offer a limited number of free places for jobseekers on our network programmes subject to funding being available. Please click on the following link to check if you meet Jobseekers eligibility criteria

Skillnets funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills

 


 

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