Facilitation

by Steve Roche

Introduction

This topic explains why facilitation is important to businesses. It covers

  • What facilitation consists of
  • The benefits of facilitation to individuals and organisations
  • The essential skills of the facilitator
  • The techniques and processes used in facilitation
  • How to select and train facilitators
  • How to set up and run a facilitated workshop.

Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.

Chinese proverb

Other topics that are closely related to this one include

  • Preparing and chairing meetings (which is covered in the Meetings topic)
  • Setting up and running action learning sets (which is covered in the Action Learning topic).