GROUP FACILITATION METHODS (GFM) for Enhancing Organisational Productivity

(A combination of the first three courses)

In many organisations today, there is an undeniable trend towards direct participation and involvement in problem solving, planning and decision- making. Organisations are responding by making structural changes that place increasing levels of responsibility in the hands of teams. Managers, Supervisors, and Leaders need the capacity and skills to enable groups maximize their potentials for excellence and productivity. The Group Facilitation Methods (GFM) course provides the foundation and safety net to get you through difficult times. The course is designed to expose participants to methods for effective group management and enable maximum results.

Objective

  • Lead a group to more effective, focused and collaborative outcomes.
  • Ensure maximum participation
  • Facilitate group sessions and meetings effectively
  • Create teamwork and team spirit in work groups
  • Pool individual contributions into larger more productive patterns
  • Allow groups to discover their own motivation
  • Have a deeper personal commitment to responsibility in the workplace

Content

  • Introduction to, and fundamental values of, Technology of Participation (ToP)
  • Leadership Styles
  • Focused Conversation method
  • Consensus Workshop method
  • The Action Planning Method
  • Facilitator Role
  • TEAMS for Effective Meetings
  • Practice sessions & Reflection

Benefit

  • Groups discover their own motivation
  • Maximize productivity using the group's creativity
  • Deeper personal commitment to responsibility in the workplace
  • Build group consensus, commitment, data generation and decision making
  • More productive and effective meetings
  • Improved staff morale and Ownership
  • Create a sense of teamwork
  • Quick, easy and real implementation of decisions and plans
Three Intensive Days
N80,000.00/Participant (Exclusive of VAT)