Event Description

Facilitation in a Virtual Environment (Virtual Training)

Jun. 23, 2020

NEW! Virtual Workshop Format for spring 2020
This full day in person course has been modified so that all content can be offered through pre-workshop activities, a half day virtual session, and post-workshop assignment with feedback provided.
 

Virtual (Real Time) Workshop:
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
NEW TIME! 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  
Participate at your computer, wherever you are. 

Pre-workshop activities
Will be emailed in advance of the workshop

Post-Work Assignment (proof of learning)
To be submitted for feedback following the workshop

This workshop qualifies as a core (full day) course in the QNET Certificate in Facilitation & Design (CFD) and a full day optional course in the QNET Certificate in Management Development (CMD)

 

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Meetings, presentations and learning events are all moving to a virtual environment in light of COVID-19.

In a virtual environment it becomes increasingly challenging to keep groups focused and on track.

In this workshop, you look at the unique challenges of virtual facilitation and develop the ability to use a variety of interactive techniques and activities that create successful virtual sessions. You will be able understand how to use your presentation software functions to increase engagement, establish motivation and maximize participation. You will also look at techniques to manage time, keep the group’s attention, and meet the session goals.

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES:

  • apply theories of adult learning to virtual session design and facilitation
  • identify opportunities to create interactivity using activities and feedback
  • determine how to best make use of virtual presentation software to engage participants
  • establish and maintain a positive climate in a virtual environment
  • create audience-focused objectives
  • verbalize transitions and link activities
  • troubleshoot common virtual session issues


DELIVERABLE: You will design a virtual session of your choice using the techniques covered in the workshop.


Facilitator: 

Susan Portelance is an associate of Eclectic Communications – a highly recognized training and consulting company specializing in communication development. Susan brings to the classroom over 10 years of training experience and four years of Toastmasters participation where she has honed her public speaking and leadership skills. Susan has completed training in adult education, presentation skills and coaching skills. Also, she is a Certified Training and Development Professional. 

 

This workshop is:

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Fees*:
 

- QNET Members: $399.00 + GST  QNET member list
- Event Partners (see list below): $399.00 + GST
- Non-Members: $469.00 + GST 
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Event Partners:
(Members of the following organizations receive the partner rate for this event)
- APICS Winnipeg Chapter (APICS)
- CPHR Manitoba
Manitoba Aerospace


This session is also presented in partnership with:
- Manitoba Education and Training
- CAM:OE, University of Manitoba Extended Education

 

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