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Facilitation Foundations is a five-session course that uses highly interactive, skill-building activities to build participant capacity to facilitate meetings and coalitions that are efficient, effective, and lead to results.
As meeting and coalition facilitators, we share responsibility for the development of the groups with which we work and progress toward outcomes. Understanding your own facilitation style leads to more effective and efficient meetings and work time, and helps groups move toward their goals. Anticipating, preventing, and intervening during difficult facilitation situations keeps groups from derailing and halting progress. Using structured strategies to generate ideas, evaluate and select ideas, and make decisions can help a group meet their goals and take ownership of the process.
This is an introductory-level course for those whose positions call for facilitation skills, but who have not received in-depth training before.
What to Expect
Click on the green "Register Now" button at the top left of this page. You will need to be logged in or will need to create an account prior to registering for this training. Creating an account will not automatically register you for this training. You will need to re-open this page and register.
Registration can be transferred up until May 4th, but no refunds will be offered.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with registration questions.
Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center
Melissa C. Baron, Ph.D.
Lead Professional Learning Facilitator
You must join the Live Learning Sessions by video (an external webcam or built-in camera in your laptop, tablet, or smartphone). Our staff can help you get set up if this is new for you.
Online course materials
You will be sent an invitation to the Learning Management System approximately 2 weeks before the first Live Learning Session. You will need to sign in, do some activities and make sure that you know how to connect to the Live Learning Session. Don’t worry about the technology! We have staff to help you. You’ll receive all the information you need once you log in.