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10 Steps to Successful Facilitation by ASTD

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STEP NINE

Facilitate with a Business Focus

 

 

OVERVIEW

Preparing the room

Starting a facilitation session

Keeping the session on track

Communicating effectively

Following up

 

With all the meeting prep work out of the way, you’re ready to facilitate. Being prepared makes all the difference in the world when it comes to facilitating an effective meeting. It also important to know how to start a facilitation session and to ensure that the discussion remains focused so defined outcomes will be accomplished.

Preparing the Room

Allow enough time before the participants arrive to get yourself and the room set up. As a best practice, consider these items:

  • Check the seating arrangements. Are the chairs and tables the way you want them?
  • Adjust the lighting. ...

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