Facilitation Skills for Project Managers
Onsite Workshop with Dr. James Brown
Facilitation is a core competency that is frequently taken for granted. It is assumed that a group of smart, dedicated people can meet together and produce great results. Often that is not the case because of a lack of facilitation skills.
Good facilitation involves the integration of process and people through planning and real time guidance. Ever increasing technological and organizational complexity requires project managers to be more adept at bringing divergent groups together to produce high-quality decisions and plans.
After completion of this course you’ll be able to:
- Communicate why facilitation skills are required
- Explain the role of the facilitator
- Make use of effective facilitation tools
- Plan and execute a facilitation session
- Identify group dynamics and apply techniques to maximize positive outcomes
- Manage challenging group members and situations
- Create long lasting agreements
- Avoid the common errors of facilitators
This course can be customized to your time schedule and is created for project managers, project team members, project stakeholders.
What Others Are Saying
The program was full of ideas that could be implemented the next day.”
— G. Frost Dollar General
An excellent course to understand the challenge, responsibility, and the tools that can be used for effective team or group facilitation.”
— M. Poole Harris
Very well organized and executed.Helpful tips for experts and less experienced PM's alike..”
— A. Yu Bridgestone Americas
It was very insightful! It taught me several valuable techniques I plan on taking back with me.”
— N. Napier Hospital Corporation of America
The course provided insight to tools, skills and techniques I can use right away, and did it in a fun, informative way.”
— C. Sims Harris
It was superb. I would recommend it to everyone. The intervention process and tips were great.”
— V. Koglin Digital Connections Inc.
James T. Brown Ph.D., president of SEBA® Solutions Inc., a Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute, has provided training and consulting services for dozens of companies nationally and internationally. He has sixteen years of NASA experience that includes “hands on” experience as a team member, project manager and serving in executive level organizational leadership roles.