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MDF course: Group Facilitation

Dec. 08, 2014 - Dec. 12, 2014

Do you feel a need to spice up your meetings? Make effective use of time? Whilst working with different interest groups and hierarchy?

Enhance your facilitation skills and create mutual understanding in meetings and workshops! In this course you learn to design the process, in which you use adequate methods and communication skills to facilitate participatory decision making.

Course objectives

This course enables you to:

  • become a competent workshop or team facilitator;
  • broaden and improve your personal interaction skills and understand the underlying dynamics of participative group processes;
  • practice with methods and tools that support participative decision-making;
  • practice with techniques to analyse the needs of a group, enabling you to design powerful workshops and meetings.

For whom?

This course is specifically relevant if you:

  • are a team leader, development practitioner, consultant, trainer or adviser;
  • need to realise meaningful, high-quality results from meetings and workshops;
  • work with different actors and cultures;
  • feel a need to spice up your meetings and make effective use of time, yet respect and facilitate contributions of each member. 


Registration open until 05 Dec 2014


08 Dec 2014 / 12 Dec 2014


Course fee

  • Early bird register before 29 Sep 2014 and pay only € 1.782,00
    150 days left
  • Regular fee € 1.980,00

Additional info

This course at MDF Head Office contributes to the development of the foundational areas of competency as identified by the Internal Association of Facilitators (IAF) and is therefore a good preparation for those interested in the Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF) designation offered by IAF, who have their own certification assessment process.

This course is designed and conducted in association with Provenium / Bureau Frank Little.

Other dates and locations

Group Facilitation 05 May 2014 / 09 May 2014 Ede, Netherlands 1 week English € 1.980,00


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