• Definition of facilitation
• Process facilitation vs. dual role facilitation
• Types of groups and teams
• Why groups are important
With today’s organizational emphasis on teamwork, there is an increasing interest in and need for small group facilitation. Think of the number of meetings or other group sessions you’ve participated in over the past few months. Were they well organized? Were relevant issues raised? Did group members appear engaged in the discussions? Did you leave feeling a sense of accomplishment? If so, chances are that the person in charge of planning and running the session had some knowledge of the principles of small group facilitation. Some meetings are relatively easy—an individual with organization ...