Introduction to Facilitation

Unlocking Career Success

Introduction to Facilitation

In Partnership With Miro

April 10, 2024
12pm - 1:30pm CT​
Live Online
Discover the key to successful collaborative leadership by stepping into the facilitation universe with Voltage Control. It’s what Forbes is calling “the best-kept leadership secret”. During our introductory workshop, explore the five qualities of effective facilitation and how they can improve collaboration, resolve conflicts, and design optimal experiences to help companies and teams thrive. You’ll learn some fundamental tools and techniques for beginning to improve your approach to collaborative leadership and identify key next steps in your growth.

During this FREE, virtual workshop, you will:

  • Learn what facilitation is and its connection to collaborative leadership
  • Explore how facilitation skills ignite career growth and leadership success
  • Practice fundamental facilitation frameworks to enhance team participation, stakeholder alignment, and decision-making
  • Draft a plan for your facilitation and collaborative leadership growth



April 10, 2024
12pm - 1:30pm CT​
Live Online

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Agenda

Welcome
Meet the instructor and fellow attendees in the room
Intro to Facilitation Lecture
The instructor will give a brief talk on the power of facilitation and effective techniques in the workplace
Hands-On Practice
Practice a facilitation method in a live breakout session with fellow attendees
Next Steps
Plan your facilitation and collaborative leadership growth

Who Should Attend

New & Experienced Managers
Who want to understand how facilitation skills can enhance their career and team’s collaboration
Product & Project Managers
Who want to steer stakeholders to the best outcomes
Chiefs of Staff
Who want to align and support initiatives across departments
Teachers & Trainers
Who want to design the most impactful learning

Key Takeaways

Learn what facilitation is and its connection to collaborative leadership
Explore how facilitation skills ignite career growth and leadership success
Practice fundamental facilitation techniques to drive impact
Draft a plan for your facilitation and collaborative leadership growth

Featured Facilitators

Erik Skogsberg
Erik believes that a deep empathy and caring, rooted in human-centered design, systems thinking, and futures thinking best supports partners in finding their solutions. Erik is passionate about supporting clients imagining innovative approaches to complex organizational challenges.

Trained as an educator, designer, researcher, and change agent, he brings significant teaching, design, mentoring, professional learning and development, organizational change, and research experiences from across secondary, higher education, non-profit, and industry contexts. Whether working with individuals, teams, or organizations, he helps people design lasting growth and innovation. Prior to working with Voltage Control, he co-founded Michigan State University’s Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology, an internal design consultancy focused on learning experience design, innovation, and organizational transformation.

He earned his B.A. in English Literature from Western Washington University, M.A.T. in Secondary English Education from Brown University, and Ph.D. from Michigan State University in Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education.

In Partnership With

Miro
Miro is the online workspace for innovation that enables distributed teams of any size to dream, design, and build the future together.

What People are Saying

"It's such a safe space and such an energizing space, where you learn from each other, you have the ability to try things, to be participating, and in a very open dialogue, just learn. It's a learning community that I think is very energizing to be part of."

Dirk Van Onsem
VP Key Sports EMEA at Nike

"It's just an amazing place to meet people and grow your network."

Lipika Grover
Leadership Coach & Consultant
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