Facilitation: Making the Difficult Seem Easy

The Oxford English Dictionary’s primary definitions of “facilitate” provide a veritable checklist for what makes a truly great facilitator:

  1. a. trans. To render easier the performance of (an action), the attainment of (a result); to afford facilities for, promote, help forward (an action or process).

    b. To make easier or less abstruse; to simplify. Obs. rare.

  2. To lessen the labour of, assist (a person).

In fact, living up to the two portions of this definition might even be said to be the ultimate purpose of training in general. As a project management workshop facilitator, your long- and short-term objectives include:

  • Making it easier to obtain project management training. This part of your role as project ...

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