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?
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.
Target Audience - Leaders, Coaches, trainers and other facilitators who may find themselves leading and facilitating virtual programs by zoom, WebEx, conference call or webinar and other Real-time Virtual Collaboration Tools.
If you are a leader at an organization and want customized or off-the-shelf training delivered, click here.
We offer two programs:
The five week introductory (or get started) course called Virtual Facilitation Essentials . This program provides the foundations of virtual facilitation and is now approved for 8.5 hours of CCEs with the ICF.
Some coaches opt to follow this on immediately to complete the Virtual Facilitation Skills Intensive - a 15 hour train-the-trainer program- usually delivered over 11 weeks 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, or needing to convert their programming to online delivery and need to figure it out fast!
Upcoming 2020 Program Dates:
Mondays 130 - 245 pm Eastern/Toronto: March 30, April 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2020
Or attend in a special one day format:
Wednesday March 25 - 1000 - 5:30 pm ET
Wednesday April 1 - 830 - 4pm ET
Wednesday May 4
** Additional dates will be added as needed for spring 2020
Cost: $475 US
Click here for a description of the 5 week Virtual Facilitation Essentials program and register.
Follow up any of the one day programs with a deeper dive into the art of virtual facilitation.
Virtual Facilitation Skills Intensive - 15 hours
This consists of participation in the Virtual Facilitation Essentials plus a six week additional practicum.
You can add this on to any program.
Spring dates with the Virtual Facilitation Practicum will be held in May. Alumni of the Essentials will shape out course offerings. It's an additional 6 weeks of 75 minute calls (also delivered as 2x 4 hour virtual deliveries.
This program is for those that want PRACTICE and FEEDBACK on their skills.
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 Intensive program is $950 US - payable in one, two or three installments. THis includes the Virtual Facilitation Essentials program PLUS the PRACTICUM to make up a total length of
*Canadian residents please contact us for a special CDN dollar link($995 CDN plus HST)
What you will need to participate:
A computer with high speed internet connection
We use Zoom as our primary platform
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.
Program Overview -
Virtual Facilitation Essentials + The Practicum = Virtual Facilitation Intensive Train the Trainer program
The Virtual Facilitation Skills Intensive train-the-trainer program delivered over :
Download a course overview of the 11 week program here.
The Fifteen Hours are broken into these main components:
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.
Here's what past participants have said about the program:
"You really over-delivered on this! I can't believe how valuable it was"
Latifu Munirah described it as an opportunity to "...learn about and develop skills for virtual group facilitation in a supportively energized environment with encouragement, with feedback, to share your challenges, learn best practices, and explore unlimited possibilities for growth. "