Facilitation is the work involved in making the completion of tasks by others easier and more productive. Facilitation serves the needs of any group that is meeting with a common purpose, whether it be making a decision, solving a problem or simply exchanging ideas and information.

Facilitators work with teams, often in a workshop format achieve stated objectives. They:

  • Promote productive discussions
  • Keep things moving forward and on track
  • Make course corrections when necessary
  • Coach the team and individual team members
  • Ensure participation and a positive working environment

The facilitator makes decisions involving the way teams engage and activities that will encourage the most productive interaction.

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