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Facilitation Skills: Conducting Meetings, Trainings & Facilitations With Everyone Sharing & Collaborating

Nov 18—19, 2019
2 days
SGD 866 ≈USD 631
SGD 433 per day

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Triple your meeting and training effectiveness by mastering facilitation. Facilitation empowers you to transform quiet people into active participants while controlling dominators. Guiding people in group discussion and say goodbye to boring lectures and wasted sessions with only a few people sharing. This programme is an expanded version of Michael’s book, Mining For Gold! Facilitation Skills to Unearth a Wealth of Ideas From Your Team.

Benefits to You

Business Outcomes

Conduct dynamic meetings with bosses, colleagues and direct reports effectively so EVERYONE benefits. Mastering facilitation motivates the sharing of new, creative ideas and solutions from your entire team in less time. Manage group dynamics and personalities, gaining trust and quick consensus. Grow your career, systematically achieving results, focus, quantity and quality of ideas.

Learning Outcomes

Align minds at meetings and trainings for success from the start

Manage group dynamics, control dominant participants, motivate quiet ones to share, generate greater quantity and quality of ideas

Gain consensus and settle disputes faster

Master a suite of facilitation tools for your complete and total success

Acquire life-skills for meetings, trainings, managing and family as well

Programme Outline

Proven tools to get people to open up and trust you

Podolinsky’s 8 Power Points of Participation

ADA - The Attention, Desire, Action Model of Facilitation

5 keys development stages in group dynamics

From facilitating BOD sessions to frontline supervisors

10 critical skills and proven motivators every facilitator must possess

Brainstorming on steroids! The Sciences of Skenectics and Skinectics

Podolinsky’s 5 Power Thinking Steps

Work less and achieve more

Discovering the right prep-work makes your session a breeze

Gain confidence and overcome any fear by mastering facilitation finesse

Stop asking the wrong questions! Master essentials of great questioning

Vital Summarisation, Consensus, Alignment and Collaboration skills

Hone and refine listening and paraphrasing skills

22 difficult participants that plague a group and tools to control and use effectively

5 keys to ensure people leave your facilitations contented, if not elated!

Every participant will receive a copy of Michael Podolinsky’s Facilitation Guide - a simple yet highly effective tool to guide you through your next (and every) facilitation session.

Who should attend

Level 2: Supervisors, Executives, & Emerging Managers

Level 3: New Managers (3 years or less)

Level 4: Managers (4-7 years)


Michael Podolinsky CSP, Global Speaking Fellow, is Asia’s Productivity Guru. He has devoted his life to studying productivity and human psychology, as they relate to management, leadership, teamwork and motivation. Over 11 million people in 37 countries (20 in AsiaPac) on 6 continents have benefi...

Next dates

Nov 18—19, 2019
2 days
SGD 866 ≈USD 631
SGD 433 per day

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