The Art and Science of Team Facilitation

1 Day | 0.7 CEUs

OVERVIEW:

Leading big meetings such as Lean Kaizen events and other facilitated session is a big (and often scary) undertaking for many industrial and systems engineers. Your ability to facilitate teams toward successful outcomes is vital to your success as an industrial engineer, however few programs exist to prepare you for this important task.  Most hone their facilitation skills through a painful trial and error process, however it is skill that can be taught and then honed over time.

Come learn the art and science of facilitating teams by focusing on preparation, execution, and follow up activities that are sure to lead to successful meetings and events.

UPON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Define the proper steps to plan out lean events and other facilitated sessions
  • Define the importance of chartering your facilitated meetings
  • Understand how to create a balanced team to achieve the best outcomes
  • Explain the steps to prepare yourself and your team for a planned event
  • Use the ten facilitation tips and techniques taught during the course
  • Be able to create a structured plan for your next lean event or other meeting
  • Develop a solid follow-up plan to ensure next steps are accomplished after a meeting

COURSE OUTLINE:

  • Facilitation overview
  • Goals of Facilitation
  • Researching the problem / area
  • Chartering the session
  • Building your facilitation plan
  • Understanding your team
  • Tips and Tricks for successful facilitation
  • Closing a facilitated meeting
  • Follow up planning / next steps
  • Creating your personal action plan

 

CLASS CANCELLATION:

IISE reserves the right to cancel a class up to 15 business days prior to the scheduled start date

Registration Fee

Member: $395 Non-Member: $545

Course Schedule

Course ID: 2755 Jul 30, 2018 Norcross, GA Register