Virtual Facilitation Skills Intensive: Online Program Delivery
Looking to boost your skills and confidence in leading webinars? Virtual Meetings? Conference Calls? Virtual Group and Team Coaching?
Not able to make it to Toronto for the in-person Facilitation Skills Intensive? Considering that your work as a facilitator will be more geared to the virtual domain anyways? Join Effective Virtual Conversations author Jennifer Britton, for one of our two programs specifically geared for those leading virtual events - webinars, virtual team development, coaching virtually.
We offer two programs:
The five week introductory course called Virtual Facilitation Essentials OR The Virtual Facilitation Skills Intensive -a 15 hour train-the-trainer program for those wanting to facilitate virtually - phone, webinar or other streaming platforms. Click here to view a short video about the program with facilitator Jennifer Britton.
The Facilitation Skills Intensive is delivered online several times a year and is also delivered in house to organizations. The Virtual Intensive is geared for those who will be leading and/or designing teleclasses, teleseminars and webinars.
Upcoming 2018 Program Dates - Virtual Facilitation Skills Essentials (5 weeks - 6.25 hours plus a 2 hour blended learning assignment):
Fridays 1:15 - 2:30 pm ET: January 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16
Cost: $450 US
Click here for a description of the 5 week Virtual Facilitation Essentials program and register.
Virtual Facilitation Skills Intensive - 15 hours
Fridays 1:15 - 2:45 pm ET starting Friday January 19 and running to March (first 5 weeks are with the Essentials group).
Target Audience - Leaders, Coaches, trainers and other facilitators who may find themselves leading and facilitating virtual programs by telephone bridgeline, webinar and other Real-time Virtual Collaboration Tools.
Please note that this is not an e-learning course. The focus is on designing powerful virtual programs and leading conversations in the virtual domain. The same topics of the in-person two day Facilitation Skills Intensive are adapted for the Virtual Intensive.
Each week we hold the call on a different platform so you get experience in participating in, and leading in, different virtual contexts. Platforms may include Skype, WebEx, JoinMe, Zoom, Blab and others of interest as identified by group members.
What’s included in your registration:
Cost: - 15 hour Inensive program is $950 US - payable in one, two or three installments
*Canadian residents please contact us for a special CDN dollar link($950 CDN plus HST)
What you will need to participate:
Access to a phone and a US based bridgeline which we will use throughout the 15 hour programs
A computer with high speed internet connection (for Hours 4-15 of the program)
We use both Zoom and Skype as our primary paltforms
If you prefer in-person training, please consider joining us for an upcoming Facilitation Skills Intensive in the Toronto area.
We can also bring this program into your organization for groups of 6-10 or more.
The Virtual Facilitation Skills Intensive train-the-trainer is delivered over a series of 15 hours either as five three hour blocks, 10 x 1.5 hour sessions or two full day virtual sessions. In between weekly sessions there are short assignments which get you to put your ideas into action. Every program gets you "rolling up your sleeves" right from the first class!
Download a course overview of the 10 week program here.
The fifteen hours laid out over five sessions includes:
Session 1 - Three Hours
Foundations of Facilitation and Virtual Facilitation Skills
Welcome and Agreements
The Foundations of Powerful Learning Processes - Learning Styles, Adult Learning and Experiential Learning
Core Virtual Facilitation Skills - part 1
Adaptations for the Virtual Environment
Session 2 - Three hours
Skills, Approaches and Techniques of Masterful Virtual Facilitators
Various Types of Virtual Facilitation and What's needed
Practicum 1 and 2
Design of Virtual Programs - ADDIE vs. SAM, Best Practices
Session 3 - Three hours
Systems for Virtual Facilitation
Engagement approaches in the virtual domain
Practicum 3 and 4
Session 4 - Three Hours
Tools and Resources for Facilitation (Openers, Closers, Energizers)
Practicum 5 and 6
Building Your Toolbox - more than a dozen facilitation tools
Session 5 - Three Hours
Creating an exceptional virtual learning experiene
Practicum 7 and 8
** When the program is delivered over 1.5 hour blocks (10 weeks) the Practicums are spaced over sessions
Contact Jennifer Britton directly with Questions, or to register offline - (416)996-8326.
Use the link below to register and reserve your spot in the Virtual Facilitation Intensive for $950 US. You have the option to pay in one, two or three installments.
If you choose to pay in two installments, you will be billed for the first installment (50%) now, and the second installment (50%) will be billed to you at the mid-point of the program, or one week before the start of the two day program.
If you register and want to pay in 3 installments over a 10 week session you will be billed for installment 2 at week 4, and installment 3 at week 8. In a five session program you will be billed for installment 2 after week 2 and after week 4.