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Recently, we completed a three-month project for an organisation where we were engaged to review their workplace culture and values. For the first time, I took on the roles of project manager and lead facilitator. Janice, FNS co-founder and FNS project sponsor, mentored the project team and me. In this article, I am sharing my key learnings from this project from both the project management and workshop execution perspectives.
In today’s fast-paced and ever-evolving business world, the role of a facilitator has gained a more significant role than we might realize. Attending a community of practice (CoP) session hosted by Janice and Prabu opened my eyes to the power of facilitation competency and its roots in organisational theory. It was an enlightening experience for me and emphasised the importance of learning better facilitation skills. In this article, I will share my key takeaways from the CoP session and explore how becoming a better facilitator can elevate a workshop from good to great.
“What do you think are the common mistakes when facilitators think about control?”
For decades, Pew Research Center has been committed to measuring public attitudes on key issues and documenting differences in those attitudes across demographic groups. One lens often employed by researchers at the Center to understand these differences is that of generation.
Best decisions are made when everyone’s voice is heard, it saves time, makes inclusive decisions and creates more human organizations.
Regarding facilitator ’s certification, the most frequently asked questions that we have encountered include:
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For meetings to be effective and achieve their goals, employees should be encouraged to speak ahead of managers and leaders.
This is the second of a six-part series on INIFAC competencies. In this series, John interviews experienced facilitators on their insights about the different competencies.