Living in a Covid19 world presents challenges for collaborations and consultations. With imagination, creative design and purposeful facilitation virtual facilitation can offer a way for us all to meet, to talk, to share ideas and to work out ways of working for the future.
"We approached them with a blank sheet of paper in terms of the event design but with clear goals about what we wanted to achieve. They took time to understand what we wanted. You could always have an open chat with them and they would come up with practical suggestions"
Do your meetings seem to last too long and with too little result? Do you have away days that never address the real issues? Would you benefit from a neutral person getting involved to work with you to get your meetings to be time efficient and engaging?
"The preparation that went into this day was evident and instrumental in ensuring an efficient analysis of our progress to date and steps for the future. It was well run and timings kept to"
Conferences are a great opportunity for people to get to know each other and make useful connections - instead of traditional break out groups we provide structured sessions for the whole conference (up to 100 delegates) that are fun, interesting and purposeful
"The facilitated brainstorming was fantastic. I have been to a few of these and always think they are a bit dull but this one was great" (Validate Conference 2018)
Centre for Facilitation facilitate collaborative, innovation labs for the academic and business communities resulting in radical idea generation and the development of collaborative communities. Our recent Anglo/India event generated 9 innovative project proposals to tackle the challenge of Anti-Microbial Resistance in India.
Even though we are physically distant and travel is more challenging we continue to facilitate meetings and gatherings for organisations and project teams who want to work collaboratively and to innovate and develop creative ideas. We facilitate virtual meetings, conferences and events that will encourage dialogue and engagement. We also step in when teams have got stuck need helping getting back to consensus. We work across the UK and Globally with groups as small as 4 to groups of 100
Creating clear plans for the future with your management team or board of trustees.Increasingly this work involves working with issues around Uncertainty and planning for a world which is shifting around us with a speed that can leave us behind.
Facilitation makes for more productive teams and meetings. Facilitation will speed up the process from realising there is a problem to working out a solution.
The energy created in workshops and meetings will quickly make changes happen in your organisation. Individuals will be enthused and take ownership of ideas, groups tackle new challenges and find fresh ways of working together. Suddenly working together with others becomes hassle free and productive