Train the Trainer: Facilitation Skills

There is a difference between facilitating group discussions and controlling them. How do you do the former rather than the latter? This two-day workshop January 29 and 30 will help participants develop core facilitation skills and learn the stages of team development. The workshop is recommended for trainers and facilitators and will go over the difference between facilitation, instruction and training.

The course will implement active learning to teach participants the competencies linked to effective group facilitation and some tools to make meetings easier and more productive.

Course Outline

Defining your role and how facilitators work
Establishing ground rules
Content and process
Types of thinking
Dealing with controversial issues and divergent perspectives
Communication skills
Listening for common ground
Common facilitation techniques
Giving effective feedback
The language of facilitation
Dealing with difficult dynamics
Building sustainable agreements
Stages of team development
Analysis tools

About the Instructor

Dr. Maria Vida G. Caparas holds a Master’s Degree and Ph.D., Summa Cum Laude, in Psychology. She is an Accredited Trainer of the Philippine Government with invaluable experiences in Organizational Development as a Human Resource, Training and OD practitioner. She authored three books on Psychology/HR Management namely “Psychological Assessment: Theory and Practice”, “Uses of Psychological Tests”, and “Human Resource Management” and was a Trainer Delegate of DFA-Foreign Service Institute in Italy and Singapore in 1999-2000. Dr. Caparas is a recipient of various national awards and also a professor in prestigious universities.


P9,520 includes all course materials, instruction by an expert facilitator, small group workshops, a specialized student manual, personalized certificate of participation, an eBook on facilitation skills and a complimentary ProfilesXT assessment.

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