Understanding the client’s needs Identifying business goals and objectives Determining if a meeting is needed Who should participate Planning effective facilitation sessions
Preparing an agenda
People often have multiple roles in a meeting. If you were to look at a spectrum of roles from meeting or logistics planner to organizational development consultant, the role of facilitator would probably fall somewhere in the middle.
Facilitators are responsible for assessing the needs of the group, planning and structuring the best activities, using tools and techniques to accomplish the desired outcomes, and setting up meeting logistics. Once information is known about the group, the next step ...