Event Description

Facilitation in a Virtual Environment (virtual)

Apr. 08, 2021

Core Course - QNET Certificate in Facilitation & Design (CFD) 
Optional Course - QNET Certificate in Management Development (CMD) 


This full day equivalent course will be offered in a virtual format (described below) in the winter of 2021.

VIRTUAL FORMAT includes three components:

1. Pre-workshop activities - will be sent a few days before the virtual session

2. Virtual session: Thursday, April 8 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
You will be listening to the facilitator(s) and you will communicate with the facilitator(s) and other participants using chat. You will not be seen or heard. The session will take place using Adobe Connect.

3. Post-workshop assignment with feedback provided by the facilitator(s)

 

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Meetings, presentations and learning events are more frequently being offered in virtual environments where it can be 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
  • design questions to promote involvement
  • use an inclusive communication style
  • verbalize transitions and link activities
     

DELIVERABLE: You will design and deliver a virtual session using the techniques covered in the workshop.


FACILITATORS: 

Marie Antaya is the Director of Eclectic Communications, a highly recognized training and consulting company. As an international speaker, author of four books and adult educator, Marie has shared her expertise with clients in private, non-profit and public sector organizations leading numerous program and course development projects. Marie designs and delivers informative, practical online and offline programs tailored to the audience's needs. Marie has direct adult education training with certificates in Workshop Facilitation and Adult Education. She is certified to deliver workshops and one-on-one sessions using EQ-i 2.0 Emotional Intelligence and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator instruments. Marie is also a Certified Training and Development Professional. 

Susan Portelance is an associate of Eclectic Communications and 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:


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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*Above rate includes a comprehensive materials with job aids, checklists and other great reference materials.

Special rate is available if you register for all 4 CFD courses; details here.


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

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