Training and Facilitator Certification Program
In this training program, you will learn the core competencies of a workshop facilitator – as well as the best tools of the trade to manage your workshops. If you want to become more confident and skilled in leading groups toward a common goal, this training is for you!
What does it mean to become a certified facilitator?
This facilitator certification program gives you a simple and effective framework for structuring workshops and the best tools for each stage to guarantee your workshop success.
What is it?
A training and certification program that equips you with the skills to plan and lead productive meetings and workshops.
Who is it for?
For anyone who wants to become more confidentand more skilled in leadinggroups toward a common goal.
Organisations tendto waste a lot of time in inefficientmeetings. This training does notonly help you hold better meetings but it helps you create better understanding and commitment.
What will I learn?
You will learn the core competencies of a workshop facilitator – as well as the best tools of the trade to manage your workshops.
Who is this certification program for?
This training certification program is for everyone who wants to facilitate productive meetings, workshops and group events. For beginner facilitators the program gives a simple structure and tools how to get started. For advanced facilitators the training is an eye opener that introduces a different, new and effective way for choosing tools and designing workshops.
Breakthrough Decision Making
Learn the principles of effective group decision making, the key elements of group decision making and tools for creating deeper understanding and commitment.
Four (4) online Zoom training sessions
Learn from our online video course
Learn the basics of facilitation with our online video course. 30 videos of facilitation tools and methods.
One year access
Facilitate five or more workshops
Practice and facilitate five workshops. Join live coaching session every month and you can develop your workshop plans with the help of a trainer, or you may ask questions about facilitation in general.
Interactive learning event. Plan and execute a workshops and receive feedback from both the other participant and the trainers.
Four (4) online Zoom training sessions
After the training you will know the facilitation tools and you will be able to plan efficient workshops and facilitate with confidence!
Our certificate measures true practical skill, not how many papers you can write on the topic. Instead, you show us that you can skilfully plan and execute efficient workshops and receive a certificate of competence proving that.
Program approval and evaluation
Approval - The CSA Facilitator certification program has earned the quality stamp of Education Finland - a national education export program, offering Finnish educational know-how and learning solutions globally.
Evaluation - The CSA Facilitator certification program's quality has been successfully evaluated by Finnish Education Evaluation Center (www.karvi.fi).
Learn the Core competences of a group leader!
Each of the core competences of a workshop facilitator will be evaluated in the certification event.
Role of the facilitator
Understanding what a facilitator is and when to facilitate
Applying clear logical stages as the backbone of the workshop
Divergence and convergence
Choosing the right tools for creating and choosing ideas
Visualising ideas to focus the group and help decision making
Creating an environment for productive collaboration
Balancing individual, small-group and large-group communication
Facilitator observes and listens to the group and intervenes actively when needed
Reaching the goal
Communicating, reaching and evaluating workshop targets
Benefits of the Certified Facilitator Program:
- Group skills - In this training you learn to make decisions and to manage group dynamics—skills that are needed in every organisation
- Efficient meetings and workshops - Organisations and individuals tend to waste a lot of time in inefficient meetings. This training does not only help you hold better meetings but it helps you create better understanding and commitment
- Learning organisation - For the organisation, better facilitation skills mean better communication, efficient problem solving and ability to adapt faster to environmental changes
Download certified facilitator training program 2022
Pepe has worked as a facilitator since 1998 and served as the inaugural chairman of the Finnish Association of Facilitators. Pepe is the developer of the Idealogue method and is the author of The Handbook on Facilitation, The Handbook of Virtual Facilitation, and Beyond Brainstorming Idealogue. Over the course of his long career, he has trained over 15,000 people in more than 20 different countries.