Facilitation & Consensus Building

Did you know facilitation is an art that can be learned? With proven skills and techniques, you can feel more in control and at ease when leading groups.

Learn to build trust and participation during meetings and discussions while creating the right conditions for powerful dialogue and consensus building.  

Best practice techniques will help guide you from start to finish, whether through basic meeting management or larger staff and stakeholder activities. With new skills and confidence, you can effectively engage with different audiences, seamlessly facilitate group settings and achieve actionable outcomes. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand effective communication in theory and practice
  • Adopt proven audience interaction techniques
  • Apply effective people-leader and people-engagement skills to spark action in others
  • Cultivate leadership imperatives for today’s challenging environments
  • Understand the five major purposes of communication and fundamental facilitation processes
  • Incorporate stakeholder and audience insights into meetings
  • Prepare for and overcome facilitation obstacles
  • Communicate sensitive topics like an expert

Skills and Competencies Gained:

  • Group Facilitation
  • Communicate with Purpose
  • Audience Engagement
  • Communicating Sensitive Topics
  • Consensus Building


  • Number of hours: 14 hours
  • Assessment: Participation; 80% attendance of each day
  • Previous education required: None
  • Delivery: Remote
  • Achievement: Facilitation & Consensus Building Microcredential

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Facilitation & Consensus Building
M, T, W
1:30PM to 4:30PM
Nov 18, 2024 to Nov 20, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Online
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CPD Course Fee non-credit $695.00
Drop Request Deadline
Nov 11, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Nov 11, 2024
Section Notes
Withdrawal Policy:
Students who withdraw more than 10 business days prior to the course will receive a full refund minus $30 administration fee. If a student registers 10 business days or less prior to the course they are eligible for a transfer only.
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