Training 2017-04-20T02:44:42+00:00

Leading Collaboration: Design & Facilitate Meetings that Get Results

  • Denver: March 23-24, 2017 (8:30 am – 5:00 pm) (COMPLETE!)
  • Austin: May 9 – 10, 2017 (8:30 am – 5:00 pm)
  • Austin: May 16 – 17, 2017 (8:30 am – 5:00 pm)
  • Denver: September 12 -13, 2017 (8:30 am – 5:00 pm)

Leading engaging meetings is an essential skill for professionals and leaders in today’s workplace. Learn meeting design and facilitation skills in a highly interactive session with an opportunity for real-time practice with real-world application. Practice techniques and gain the confidence to facilitate any group to agreement and action. Expert trainers provide you a step-by-step action plan and guidance to ensure the next meeting you lead is a success. This learning event is ideal for anyone who leads team, client or public meetings and wants to take their skill to the next level.

Register Here

Herding Cats: Basic Facilitation Skills

  • Denver: May 17-18, 2017

Effective facilitators know and use basic facilitation techniques and have a toolbox of methods, processes, and techniques to address a variety of situations. If you are new to facilitation or have never had facilitation training and would like to improve your existing skills, this two-day course is for you.

Register Here

Technology of Participation: ToP Facilitation Methods

  • Denver: May 3 & 4, 2017
  • Denver: June 1-2, 2017
  • Denver: October 3, 4 & 5, 2017

Learn three proven ways to activate group participation. The Focused Conversation Method is a common sense approach leads naturally to a meaningful exchange of ideas. The Consensus Workshop Method is a structured process is so engaging people are energized getting to consensus. The Action Planning Method integrates the methods to help groups plan, organize resources and build commitment.

Register Here

ToP Strategic Planning

  • Denver: April 24-25, 2017

ToP Strategic Planning presents a structured planning process which incorporates the group facilitation methods into productive action and concrete accomplishments that:

  • Enhance your capacity for creative strategy building
  • Enable group to come to a common vision and create a “participant-owned” plan that deals with the realities blocking the group
  • Experience and practice the complete strategic planning process of vision, contradictions, strategic directions and implementation
  • Demonstrate how to weave together the basic tools into longer formats and retreat settings.
Register Here