We all know that #Facilitation is a key buzz word. A difference in understanding facilitation begins with an awareness of the difference between facilitating and leading. It has been said that leadership is something you do to a group, while facilitation is something you do with a group.

Facilitator assist group[s] as they work together toward achieving group goals, and in most instances do not interject their own personal opinions or agenda. By expressing their opinions to the group, facilitators risk discouraging others with differing opinions from speaking.

They remain alert to group dynamics and encourage challenging reflection while maintaining respect and safety within the group. Although facilitators may help guide a discussion, they also recognize and foster the groups' own ability to lead itself. Thus unlike authoritative leaders, good facilitators relinquish control to the group and promote open, democratic dialogue among group members.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

Outline of the talk:

1. A warm welcome and to know about the homework of the participants - 2 min
2. Interaction and got to know their understanding and exploration - 3 mins
3. Start with exploration sharing on Facilitation, What comes under Facilitation, Guiding Principles of Facilitation [it will be interactive with the auience] - 15 mins
4. Reflection of Facilitation using 2-3 scenarios as interaction and input collection - 8 mins
5. Learning Infographics by the participants - 7 mins
6. Q&A - 10 mins

Learning Outcome

  1. What is Facilitation
  2. Reflection of Facilitation
  3. Guiding Principles of Facilitation
  4. Facilitation and Facilitator stances
  5. What is not Facilitation
  6. Do's and Don't of Facilitation

Target Audience

Any person who works in the IT Industry or non-it Industry. People who address minimal crowd to large crowd may be part of this interaction.

Prerequisites for Attendees

No Prerequisites - any level, any profile are welcome for this interactive talk.

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