In this course you will learn three proven processes for activating group participation. You will also gain hands-on experience practicing methods and explore ways to apply them to your specific situation.
The Focused Conversation Method
Learn a structured process that helps you plan and facilitate a meaningful exchange of ideas. Discover ways to involve every member in thinking through difficult issues. This process heightens your effectiveness in facilitating virtually every form of group communication.
Conduct purposeful, productive meetings and discussions
Quickly capture a group’s best thinking
Surface new ideas and solutions
Ask questions that stimulate candid feedback and discussion
The Consensus Workshop Method
Energize problem-solving with a process that builds active participation and teamwork. Productively channel diverse ideas into consensus decisions everyone can own and support. Learn tools to facilitate groups to new levels of creativity and cooperation
Tap rational and intuitive thought processes
Integrate diverse ideas
Generate practical and creative solutions
Develop group consensus
The Action Planning Method Master this powerful implementation planning process which enables you to help a group rapidly pull together an effective plan, organize needed resources and mobilize individuals’ energy into action.
Visualize a successful result
Analyze the current reality
Create a practical plan
Maximize group commitment and involvement
Looking for In-House Training for Your Group?
You provide the space (need long walls or a whiteboard to place sticky walls with painter’s tape; movable tables and chairs), the participants and the refreshments. We supply everything else! Please contact us if you wish to schedule a ToP course inside your organization.