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SPOT on Facilitation in Japan 9-11 November 2017 “how to foster collaboration and inspire groups to move smoothly from conflicting ideas to actionable results”

What you will learn •Learn everything you need to know about facilitation methods, models and competencies
•Practice facilitating discussions for a diverse, multicultural group in English without leaving Tokyo
•Gain knowledge of the FNS 4D Facilitation Model, a process to help you prepare, design and delivering more impactfull facilitated interventions
•Practice applying the SPOT Framework of process facilitation
•Learn and play with 14 foundation processes for group process facilitation
•Enjoy and improve with several role play practices
•Receive feedback from our certified master facilitators and your fellow learners
This workshop is conducted in English.
For Whom This course will be life changing for everyone who wants to excel in the following areas:
– Facilitating meetings, workshops, & trainings that engage all participants
– Designing workshops, offsite meetings and trainings that set out a clear goal and achieve it
– Teaching learners in an engaging and facilitative way encouraging self determination
Date/Time 9 Thursday- 11 Saturday November 9:00-18:00
Venue Granpark Conference 302 Conference Room
Tamachi Grand Park Plaza Building Level3 3-4-1 Shibaura Minato-ku, Tokyo
Seating capacity 18 participants
Organizer Knowledge Signs Co Ltd
Facilitators Prabu Naidu Co-founder of Facilitators Network Singapore (FNS)
Janice Lua Co-founder of Facilitators Network Singapore (FNS)
Jacob Erlich(Co-facilitator)
Hideyuki Yoshioka(Bilingual co-facilitator)
Attending fee 118,800 yen(Incluging tax)
Payment in advance basically needed.

⇒Registration Form
⇒Registration via Peatix

5 Reasons Global Leaders NEED Facilitation Skills

A Facilitator is one who contributes structure and process to interactions so groups are able to function effectively and make high-quality decisions.

Group Process Facilitation is a rapidly expanding worldwide profession that plays a vital role in the workings of business, government and communities across the globe. There is a growing demand for people who can help groups build consensus, maximize participation and move toward action.

5 Reasons Global Leaders NEED Facilitation Skills

1.To help groups focus on a common objective

2.To assist in planning engagements to achieve set objectives

3.To listen, ask questions and synthesise others ideas more effectively

4.To manage conflict and keep discussions on track

5.To provide a process for making decisions and moving plans forward

For Whom

This course will be life changing for everyone who wants to excel in the following areas:
– Facilitating meetings, workshops, & trainings that engage all participants

– Designing workshops, offsite meetings and trainings that set out a clear goal and achieve it

– Teaching learners in an engaging and facilitative way encouraging self determination

Past participants have included: HRD & OD professionals, Country Managers, Project & Team Leaders, Teachers, People Development Practitioners and many others who work with groups and wanted to learn how to enhance group engagement and effectiveness.

What you will learn

Practical facilitation method

SPOT on facilitation is original method by Prabu Naidu and Janice Lua, which enhance you to acquire basic and practical facilitation.
This workshop contains many outcomes as below

●The 4D Facilitation Model for the design and deliver of facilitated interventions

4D Facilitation Model defines facilitation process as below.

D1: Determine Requirement
D2: Design the Session
D3: Deliver & Debrief the Session
D4: Discover New Learning(by Facilitator)

You can learn fundamentals of facilitation according to these four 4D steps


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●SPOT Framework of process facilitation (Space, Process, Outcome, Time)
●14 Divergent & Convergent processes for group process facilitation
●Process design & facilitation role-play in 6 of the 14 processes
●Constructive feedback from peers and coaches
●Best practice tips in using the flip chart and other process facilitation tools
●Practice facilitating to a diverse audience in English

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Practical Training

On Day2 and Day3 you will have a really practical training using commonly occurring business situations cases.
Partciipants are needed to design process facilitation on your own way with the suggestion of process tools. In this session all the participants have to focus on creative discussion in each group.

Video Feedback

Each participant will receive a video recording with feedback of their day 3 facilitation practice.

Group dynamics under the diversity situation

Participants will join from not only Japan but also various countries. Under the diversity, you can learn how to enhance group dynamics.

Workshop Flow

Day 1
-Definition of facilitation and the 4D facilitation model
-4 key elements of process facilitation
-Core practices of a facilitator
-Flipchart and other creative visual aid best practices
-Introduction to the basic process tools for facilitating discussions

Day 2
-Practice the basic process tools
-Impact of preferred personality style on facilitation
-Determine clients’ requirements in a facilitated process
-Practice 1: Group role play designing and facilitating a case study

Day 3
-Discuss desired outcomes and the process tool best suited to achieve the goal
-Tips on ask questions to surface client’s exact requirements
-Practice 2: Original case design and group role play designing and facilitating a case study including determining the clients’ requirement

#You can review a workshop flow shortly in this 15mins workshop report video.

#Quick report of the past workshop page is here.
Quick Report of Global Facilitation Workshop “SPOT on Facilitation in Japan” on 23-25 June 2016.

What past attendees have said about this course

“By far the most eye-opening and self-reflecting workshop I have even attended…worth every minute and cent spent!”

“The constructive feedback given by the facilitators and the rest have truly led me down a road of self awareness.”

“This course is not a spoon feeding course…it requires a lot of effort and attention but the reward is worthwhile.” play designing and facilitating a case study including determining the clients’ requirement.”

“I strongly recommend this course to anyone who wants to hone their facilitation competencies…I am now very confident to facilitate a group towards a business outcome.”

“Made many friends – the three days really bonds us as we have to work as a team and co-facilitate under compressed time and dynamic simulated situations.”

Testimonial interview of past attendees 1

Testimonial interview of past attendees 2

Facilitators

Prabu Naidu Co-founder of Facilitators Network Singapore (FNS)

Prabu2

Prabu Naidu holds a Masters in Organizational Behaviour (Birkbeck College, UK) and gained
19 years of MNC experience (1980-1999) with Philips, AT&T and Compaq which spanned diverse functions in Engineering, Materials, Project Management, TQM, HRD, Managing Change and Supply Chain Re-Engineering – these set the foundation for his current thirteen years (2000-2012) of training, facilitation and consulting work in organizational development.

He has designed and delivered numerous OD interventions for MNCs, SMEs, Government departments & not-for-profit organizations in Singapore and regionally for MNEs & SMEs. He is an IAF Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF) and an INIFAC Certified Master Facilitator(CMF). He co-founded the Facilitators Network in 2004 to upscale the competencies of facilitators in Singapore and the region. His lectures at professional institutions are always well received by the students as all his lectures are very engaging and facilitative. He co-authored SPOT on Facilitation.

Janice Lua  Co-founder of Facilitators Network Singapore (FNS)

Janice Lua has a MSc (UK) in Technology Management and a MBA (Australia) in Entrepreneurial Management with more than 10 years experience facilitating organisation-wide change management, business process re-engineering, team building, creativity & innovation & strategic planning. She has facilitated regionally on social issues using methods such as The World Café, Open Space Technology and Future Search processes. She is a Senior National Business Excellence Assessor, Certified Management Consultant, Qualified Strengths
Deployment Inventory® Facilitator, PMI certified Project Management Professional, IAF Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF), an INIFAC Certified Master Facilitator (CMF) and CMF Assessor, and licensed Dynamic Facilitation Instructor. She co-founded the Facilitators Network in 2004 to upscale the competencies of facilitators in Singapore and the region. She co-authored SPOT on Facilitation.

Jacob Erlich co-facilitator

Jacob is well respected as a dynamic facilitator, workshop designer and corporate trainer. He has been a trusted external partner to various organisations in creating efficiencies for global teams through designing and facilitating corporate off-sites, workshops, skill-based training and one-on-one coaching engagements.

Hideyuki Yoshioka A bilingual co-facilitator
A organizer of this workshop, CEO of Knowledge Signs Co Ltd

Hideyuki is running facilitation based business for over thirteen years in Japan. And He initiated collaboration with FNS since 2013.
He have handled over 500 opportunities of process facilitation in Japan, and also is expanding his career in global field.
This time he will help mainly Japanese participants to understand the contents of workshop and work together under the diverse situation.

Text Book SPOT on Facilitation

SPOT Book

SPOT on facilitation shows 4 key elements for process facilitation Space, Process, Outcome, Time.
And it introduces many useful tools for process facilitation.
Participants can learn core competencies for a facilitator and learn how to use a plenty of methods and tools from SPOT on facilitation during workshop.
And also in actual business scenes you will be able to apply many methods and tools referring SPOT on facilitation.

For Registration

Date/Time 9 Thursday- 11 Saturday November 9:00-18:00
Venue Granpark Conference 302 Conference Room
Tamachi Grand Park Plaza Building Level3 3-4-1 Shibaura Minato-ku, Tokyo
Seating capacity 18participants
Organizer Knowledge Signs Co Ltd
Facilitators Prabu Naidu Co-founder of Facilitators Network Singapore (FNS)
Janice Lua Co-founder of Facilitators Network Singapore (FNS)
Jacob Erlich(Co-facilitator)
Hideyuki Yoshioka(Bilingual co-facilitator)
Attending fee 118,800 yen(Incluging tax)
Payment in advance basically needed.

 

⇒Registration Form
⇒Registration via Peatix

 

Contact Us

If you have any inquiries please feel free to ask us.
Knowledge Signs Co Ltd
Hideyuki Yoshioka
TEL 81-3-3555-6901
info@k-signs.co.jp

Venue

Granpark Conference 302 Conference Room
Tamachi Grand Park Plaza Building Level3 3-4-1 Shibaura Minato-ku, Tokyo


5 minutes to walk from Tamachi Station on JR Line
7 minutes to walk from Mita Station on Subway Toei Asakusa Line/Mita Line

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