Focus on Facilitation™
Learn how to become and expert facilitator using Dr de Bono’s tools.
Focus on Facilitation™ will help you walk into any meeting, with any group of people and help them be more effective.
Duration: 2 days
This workshop shows you how to combine tools from all Six Thinking Hats®, Lateral Thinking and The Power of Perception™ to become an expert facilitator for any kind of meeting. Get employees engaged and help them accomplish much more–before, during, and after attending the new kinds of meetings you will plan and facilitate for them.
- Focus on Facilitation™ teaches you how to apply the de Bono core tools as a professional facilitator
- You will gain proficiency and agility in the use of the tools
- Engage participants in the areas of problem solving, team working, idea generation and future visioning
What can you expect?
This instructor-led workshop teaches practical tools; requires multiple, coached facilitation practices and includes many useful resources to support you in applying your new techniques:
- Executive portfolio with room for all your facilitator visuals
- Complete facilitator handbook (we call it the facilitator’s bible!)
- Exercise book to collect all the tips you get and thinking you do during the workshop
- Facilitation cards to “deal” yourself a visual map of the agenda you’re planning
- Table mats that engage your meeting participants in tracking group progress
- Slide rules so participants can easily call to mind the steps in the de Bono thinking methods
- Capture cards for writing, sorting, and assessing ideas generated
- Energy dots to indicate top priority ideas and to measure buy-in on decisions made
- Catalog of colorful, practical facilitation supplies
With the proficiency gained from this course, you’ll have complete confidence in your ability to work with groups as an expert de Bono facilitator.
Participants will show up prepared and will contribute fully when you employ all your new tools and techniques. They will rave about your meetings and the results that come from them!