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Introduction to Facilitation Skills
Course Description:

Learn critical skills in running successful and supportive online meetings. Understand group dynamics and the facilitator's role in bring people together, enabling great results.

In the new remote working environment,  it is essential to facilitate inclusive online meetings. However, facilitating is both an art and a science. The ability to facilitate is a challenging skill. It is even more complicated when you have to facilitate remotely. Group working is an essential part of modern organisational life, and a group’s effectiveness is often greatly influenced by the ability of the facilitator to work with them. The facilitator acts as an enabler, bringing different people together to produce results more significant than those achieved. 

The session is due to run:

  • Mon 13 Sep (14:30-16:00)
  • Wed 01 Dec (10:00-11:30)  


By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify three basic principles of facilitation.
  • Identify essential skills/qualities of a great facilitator.
  • Differences between being a teacher, a mentor, a coach and a facilitator. 

Practice how to ask great questions and listen attentively

Intended Audience:
Open to all UCL Staff
Target Audience: UCL Staff only

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