Practical Facilitation Skills

With a growing need to work in a more collaborative way, facilitation skills are becoming increasingly important. An effective facilitator makes progress easier by skilfully enabling a smoother process for interactions that lead to quality decisions and shared understanding.

These are essential requirements for organisations facing fast-paced, constant change.

What the course covers

Practical Facilitation Skills
  • A facilitation approach based on the Process Iceberg Model
  • How and when to use a range of key facilitation tools and techniques
  • Tools for data collection, prioritisation and problem resolution
  • Preparation and planning essentials for a successful outcome
  • Balancing the needs of the group with achieving the task
  • Maintaining effective communication throughout the process
  • Diagnosing and dealing with potential problems and issues in real time
  • Conducting a review for lessons learned

Interested in our Practical Facilitation Skills short course? 

Training to meet your specific needs

In-company training means you can hand pick topics that match your priorities and get your teams working on real solutions while they’re on the course. And, of course, we’ll be fully briefed on your company culture and ready to make a difference.

How you could benefit from in-company training

  • The convenience of choosing when and where the training takes place
  • Minimised travel and accommodation overheads
  • Your team will work with their actual change examples, discuss their specific challenges and find solutions together
  • We get to know your ways of working and culture, before the course begins
  • Post-course support includes follow-ups to review progress

With ChangeQuest, you choose when and where your training takes place. Call us on 01276 34480 to find out more or email us your enquiry.

  • "Highly recommended, practical course with a great course leader. The course materials, session delivery, practical examples and opportunity to share experiences with fellow delegates brought the subject to life. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend ChangeQuest”

    Tracy Kearns
    Tracy Kearns Vice-Chair South East Wales Branch at CIPD
  • "Always happy when ChangeQuest are involved - they've taught me so much. Their courses are great and high quality I have come away a far better change manager and it has not felt like "training”

    Louis Alyward
    Louis Alyward Change Management Consultant and Trainer
  • “Fantastic insight into change management principles. Really enjoyed the change management practitioner course. The end to end process worked extremely well - very responsive and efficient. Fantastic presenter, a good mix of encouraging, inspiring and engaging”

    Kirsty Richardson
    Kirsty Richardson Head of Internal Communications and Employee Engagement at SGN
  • “Applying organisational theory to the practical world of change projects. Well organised. The trainer was an expert in the subject matter and more importantly really understood needs of the class and encouraged full participation”

    Mark Smith
    Mark Smith Programme Management, Broadcast and Telecoms
  • “Valuable for anyone involved in leading or managing change. The course made me think in a more structured way about managing change, and it gives you a toolbox of useful approaches and strategies for dealing with all stages of the change cycle”

    Julie Owst
    Julie Owst Change Implementation Manager, Food industry
  • “The quality of the overall training experience was really high. Strongly recommended. Among the UK training providers, I have experienced so far, ChangeQuest is doubtless the best. They took care of every aspect related to the training experience”

    Simona Vella
    Simona Vella Organization Development and Learning
  • “Highly recommend. As a Learning & Development Professional, my expectations for this learning experience was probably set at a quite high bar and I am happy to give it full marks! Post-workshop support, even many months down the line, has been fantastic”

    Erika Suerz
    Erika Suerz Learning & Development Manager, Group HR at Wärtsilä
  • An absolutely fantastic trainer, extremely knowledgeable, the course was well paced, interactive and brilliantly valuable

    Laura Pakel
    Laura Pakel Strategic Account Consultant, Pharmaceutical at Pfizer
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