Learn how to get people to learn, collaborate and co-create optimally using specific facilitation techniques

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Learn how to get people to learn, collaborate and co-create optimally using specific facilitation techniques Facilitating groups during a process is a skill that can be learned.

Why this training? 

Clarify corporate or departmental visions, create budget exercises, set up intervision groups, facilitate executive meetings, map business processes, develop project plans, implement change processes...

After this intensive training, you will be able to design and successfully facilitate such workshops.

After this training you will be able to:

Taking your workshops to the next level
Guide the process through the techniques you have learned
Dealing with resistance
This training consists of 2 modules that give you the appropriate toolbox to learn to facilitate your own internal sessions.

Module 1: Competences for facilitators

How to stimulate collaboration
Roles and responsibilities

How to create a safe environment
Active listening
Observation and feedback

How to guide the group to appropriate and useful outcomes
Group Awareness
Consensus and desired outcomes

How to build a positive and professional attitude

Module 2: Workformats

Presentation of various forms of work
Determination of appropriate group processes
Distinguishing between problem-solving and decision-making models
Efficient use of time

Practicing of the work forms in combination with the competences
Using system-thinking, you gain insight into the complex interrelationships and dynamics in your organization, sectors and markets. Systems thinking is a way of thinking that gives you insight into how people and organizations act, plan and organize. Systems are everywhere. Learning to see and influence these systems is a necessary skill for every manager and executive.

For many, systems theory seems like an academic science. We notice that very few organizations put systemic principles into practice. However, this way of thinking leads to higher chances of success and more sustainable systems.

After this Masterclass you'll be able to:

Employ system thinking as a cognitive skill.
Quickly intercept mechanistic errors and systemic archetypes.
Initiate systemically sustainable interventions.
Apply systemic principles and techniques in management, leadership and business.
What will you learn during this Masterclass? 

Introduction to systems thinking
Mechanistic vs. Synthetic
From observation to intervention

The structure of subjective experience
Model of the world
The quality of perception

The Logical Levels of Learning and Changing
The systemic connection between the Logical Levels
Key questions per level
Aligning the Logical Levels

Steps to an Ecology of Mind
Whole System Perspective
The evolution of thought

Mapping systems
Depth Structure
Cause-effect relations
Feedback loops
Delimitation & Limits
Causal Loop Diagram (CLD)
Emergence of behavior
Meta Model

Complexity and Change
Cultural differences in metaprograms and thinking styles
Collective and individual thinking styles
Challenges regarding cultural diversity & Group Think

Systemic archetypes as a result of collective thinking styles
Limits to Growth
Fixes that Fail
Shifting the Burden
Eroding Goals
Success to the Successful
Tragedy of the Commons

Beliefs & Belief Systems
Limiting and Empowering Beliefs
Belief Systems and Core Beliefs
Identifying Beliefs

Patterns of Mastery
Applying the Strategic Systems Exercise to your business
Anticipating and influencing systemic behavior
Applying the systemic performance management model
Shaping your organization or team as self-organizing
Complex Adaptive System (CAS)

We all know the power of imaging. Learn how to inspire people with visual storytelling techniques! Why choose this training? 

The information you want to give is as powerful as the way you bring it. In a time of decreasing concentration and increasing information input, it is crucial to visualize your information in a clear and effective way. The Visual storytelling training teaches you a method to visually support your communication in a focused way.

After this training you'll be able to:

Package information so that people can easily process it visually.
Use symbolism and semiotics.
Apply techniques for data visualization.
Choosing the best visual support according to the effect you want to achieve.
What will you learn during this training?

What is your message?

What are the different layers of your message?
Why is visualization so important?

How does our brain remember and capture?
In what ways does our brain respond to images?
How will you get the message across?

Information and data design, past and present.
Basic principles of graphic, information and layout design.
What to show and what not to show.
How to organize images so you build a storyline. 
Using symbolism and semiotics.

Basic visual representations of data and information
Advanced visual presentations
Presentations (Powerpoint)
Blended learning

From the moment you enroll, you will have access to the following resources:

The handout in PDF format;
Online training videos;
Handy templates.
Thanks to these online resources, you can immediately start with the training. You learn at your own pace and are supported by our trainer(s).

In case a 'live' training cannot be organized on the scheduled date, it can be replaced by one or more online training sessions. These training sessions are mainly focused on interaction and applying the techniques in practice.