Become an effective meeting facilitator through the Weitzman Institute!

The Weitzman Institute is conducting Facilitation training this fall!  This course consists of one full day in-person interactive learning.

This hands-on session will provide participants with the tools and strategy to guide teams and transform meetings from unstructured and minimally productive to highly productive and action focused.  Students will practice facilitating within the workshop and get valuable feedback and coaching to improve their skills and effectiveness of delivery.

Upcoming training dates:

Friday, November 6, 2015

Friday, November 13, 2015

Location of Training:

Weitzman Institute, Middletown, Connecticut

The purpose of a Facilitator:

  • Facilitators help run meetings by working closely with project leaders and attendees to make sure the process is efficient, focused, and productive
  • Facilitators control the pace and effectiveness of meetings and ensures that they are constructive and action focused.   

Who Should Attend This Training:

  • Those who plan and deliver meetings at any level, from formal quality improvement meetings to informal discussions
  • Those who want to save time, energy and resources and avoid unnecessary conflict and distractions.
  • Those who facilitate meetings and discussions of any size, who would like to develop their skills in order to become more effective.
  • Those interested in learning more about quality improvement skills and tools

Weitzman Institute Certified Facilitators will:

  • Complete pre-reading assignments
  • Actively participate during in-person session
  • Facilitate 2 or more meetings with a designated observer
  • Log 5 active facilitation hours

By the end of the course students will be able to:

  • Use tools to engage team members and encourage group participation
  • Facilitate discussion for teams to make decisions and actions
  • Apply strategies to maintain control under pressure
  • Ensure the right atmosphere and buy-in from groups
  • Identify when and how to intervene

Costs & Registration:

 Please contact Patti Feeney at [email protected]  for pricing and registration information.