Our facilitation courses are designed to build facilitator best practices and skills consistent with the competency requirements of the International Association of Facilitators (IAF). While the IAF does not currently certify any educational body or accredit training courses, by following the IAF structure, we ensure our course participants are knowledgeable facilitators and effective group leaders who have gained confidence and capability in IAF’s key competency areas.
Course Objective and Outcome
- Facilitation – the key to a great and productive meeting
- How to prepare for success with different types of meetings
- Principles and guidelines on how to run an effective meeting
- Design a meeting process including the meeting agenda
About the Trainer – Mr. Jost Wagner
Jost Wagner is a Certified Professional Facilitator © through the International Association of Facilitators and the founder and Managing Director of The Change Initiative Co. Ltd. His talent, skills, and passion for facilitation form the core of the company’s mission, and he is much sought after as a facilitator, trainer, and process consultant.
Jost has written a handbook on large group facilitation methods for a Thai audience which has been now translated into various languages including Vietnamese, Burmese, and Urdu. In recent years, Jost has become one of the biggest contributors to the art and science of facilitation in many parts of Asia.
We want our training participants to leave with both knowledge and experience. Therefore, our course dedicates considerable time to learning, sharing, and practicing the approaches and tools We focus on critical skills such as process design, creating energy and engagement, consensus building, and gaining agreement.
Our participants are actively involved and engaged in a safe environment that allows them to develop and improve their facilitation skills. It is expected that all participants are present throughout the full three days with the potential for some required preparation and homework depending on the customized course design.