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Facilitation Training Courses

Master the Art of Leading Effective Meetings and Workshops

Why Facilitation Training?

The ability to facilitate effective meetings and workshops is more critical than ever. Facilitation is the art of guiding a group through processes to achieve a common goal, ensuring that every voice is heard and that decisions are made collaboratively. At Voltage Control, we specialize in providing top-tier facilitation training courses designed to equip leaders, managers, and professionals with the essential skills they need to navigate complex challenges and drive impactful outcomes.

Importance of Facilitation Skills

Navigating Uncertainty

Leaders today face unprecedented levels of uncertainty and complexity. Facilitation skills help create clarity, enabling teams to chart strategic direction and clear pathways forward amidst the chaos.

Improving Team Dynamics

Effective facilitation fosters a cohesive team environment, enhancing communication and promoting a collaborative culture.

Enhanced Decision-Making

Facilitation techniques ensure inclusive decision-making by capturing diverse perspectives and driving consensus.

Boosting Productivity

Structured facilitation processes streamline meetings and workshops, saving time with more productive meetings.

Target Audience

Leaders and Managers

Those who need to guide their teams through change and innovation.

Project Coordinators

Professionals responsible for aligning teams and managing projects.

Educators and Trainers

Individuals who facilitate learning and development sessions.

Consultants and Coaches

Experts who work with organizations to improve processes and culture through coaching.

Team Leaders

Individuals responsible for leading teams and ensuring successful outcomes.

Our Facilitation Training Program

Our facilitation training program is designed to align with the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) competencies. It includes hands-on practice sessions and supportive cohort-based learning, ensuring participants develop practical skills they can apply immediately.

Certification Process

The certification process spans three months, combining coursework and practical assessments to ensure comprehensive learning and skill development.

Initial Assessment

Online • Live Meetings

Assess participants’ baseline skills to tailor the learning experience.

Coursework

Online • Video Courses

Structured learning sessions cover key facilitation skills and techniques.

Month One: Facilitation Foundations

Online • Video Courses

Live sessions on core competencies, including practice with feedback.

Month Two: Facilitation Electives

Online • Video Courses

Asynchronous modules on specialized topics such as Magical Meetings, Design Thinking, Liberating Structures, and Workshop Design.

Month Three: Facilitation Capstone

Online • Video Courses

Live sessions to create a professional facilitation portfolio, with comprehensive feedback.

Feedback and Support

Online • Video Courses

Continuous feedback from trainers and peers throughout the program.

Final Evaluation

Online • Live Meetings

Comprehensive assessment to confirm participants’ readiness for certification.

Benefits

Facilitation Practice & Activities

Spaces for Learning

Experienced & Professional Facilitator

Fundamentals & Advanced Techniques

Case Studies

Read about the success stories from our past participants, detailing how our facilitation training helped them achieve their goals and drive meaningful change in their organizations.

Why Facilitation Training?

Facilitation training is a vital investment for anyone looking to lead effective meetings and workshops, drive team cohesion, and foster a collaborative culture. Our comprehensive program is designed to equip you with the skills needed to navigate the complexities of today’s business environment. Start your journey to becoming a certified facilitator by applying today.

Apply for Facilitation Certification Today

Master future-proof facilitation skills and become an effective leader, delivered through a flexible online learning format.

Admission Requirements

Certification Fee: $5,000
(collected upon your acceptance to the program)

Includes all coursework, office hours with course instructor(s), and facilitation portfolio evaluation

Applications are due June 21st, 2024 at 5 p.m. CT. Applicants will be notified of a decision no later than June 28th, 2024.

*Any learner not meeting standards at the end of the course may resubmit their portfolio for an additional $1,000 resubmission fee.

Professional Development Reimbursement Template

An employee who is committed to their continued education is a valuable asset—which is why so many companies have a professional development reimbursement policy. You could have your expenses for Facilitation Certification completely or partially covered! If your organization does not have a tuition reimbursement plan in place, they may still provide partial or complete funding for your Facilitation Certification.

Not sure where to start? We’ve got you covered. We created a tuition reimbursement template for you to use to start the conversation with your boss.

Additional Resources

Blog Articles

Explore our blog for insightful posts on facilitation and leadership.

Podcasts and Webinars

Tune into our podcasts and webinars for expert discussions on facilitation.

Books and Publications

Check out books and publications authored by our team, offering deep dives into facilitation and related topics.

Videos

Watch our videos for visual demonstrations of facilitation techniques and strategies.

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Workshop Design

Use this canvas to design your workshop, meeting, training, or course like a learning experience pro.

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Take 5

Use this template when you want to collect diverse ideas from the entire room. Within five minutes everyone will be ready to share from a more intentional perspective using visuals.

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Culture Cultivator

If we could do one thing to improve our company culture, what would it be? Use this worksheet to explore pain points, uncover opportunities, consider action steps and test an experiment aimed to improve the way things are.

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Change Explorer

This template helps you and your team acknowledge, process, and ideate ways to explore the change at hand together.

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Focus Finder

Use this template when some needs to find focus on their problem or opportunity.