FoCuSeD™ Introductory Facilitation Skills - online class PDF Print E-mail

Coming Soon!

Trainer: Gary Rush, IAF CPF

MGR Consulting is pleased to announce our FoCuSeD™ Introductory Facilitation Skills online class. It covers the Essence of being a group Facilitator; "how to" prepare, execute, and close a workshop or meeting, along with support tools, Foundational Facilitator Skills and Communication Skills. This class will enable you to take back strategies for "how to" fit group facilitation skills into your job and begin facilitating.
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This class is ideal for anyone who wants to develop group facilitation skills to supplement their job skills and enable collaboration, including:


  • Managers, Team Leaders, and Others – to run effective meetings.

  • Project Managers – to manage their teams and enable methods, such as Agile and DevOps, to be successful.

  • Business Analysts and Process Improvement Specialists – to enable effective requirements elicitation.

  • Facilitators, Counselors, Consultants, and HR Specialists – to effectively interview, accomplish tasks, and increase collaboration.


This online class covers Group Facilitator Skills necessary to facilitate workshops / meetings:


  • What is Facilitation? What’s the history? When is it used?
  • What do Group Facilitators do? How does this fit with your job?
  • Presentation skills – conveying your message
  • Active Listening – communicating understanding, and comprehending
  • Questions – information gathering
  • Neutrality – staying focused on the process


FoCuSeD™ Introductory Facilitation Skills online class is designed so that the students will be able to:


  • Demonstrate an understanding of Facilitation and its history.
  • Describe how to initiate, run, and close a workshop.
  • Describe why and how to use group norms.
  • Describe the various roles and why each is important.
  • Describe the components of preparation.
  • Take back strategies for “how to” fit facilitation skills into their job.
  • Develop Active Listening skills for effective communication.
  • Gain insight to handle their fears in front of a group.
  • Let go of the “I”, the ego – the personal stake in the outcome.


Students receive:


  • PDF version of FoCuSeD™ Introductory Facilitation Skills by Gary Rush, IAF CPF
  • A class Certificate of Completion.

Class Outline

  • The Essence of Facilitation - Let’s get FoCuSeD™ !

  • Facilitating People – Foundation

  • Communication Skills

Cost per student

Students 1

2 - 10

11 - 50

51 - 100

101 - 500






Cost per Student $125.00 $112.50 $100.00 $87.50 $75.00 Call

If you subsequently register for the 5-day FoCuSeD™ Facilitator Academy public class, 50% of your online fee will be deducted from the public class cost.
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