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Facilitation Training Workshop for English Speakers in Japan “SPOTlight on Facilitation” 22-23 February 2019

What you will experience •Learn everything you need to know about global standard facilitation process, methods, tools and core practices
•Gain knowledge of Facilitation 4 layers process Clarify requirement, Design agenda, Deliver facilitation, and Debrief
•Learn how to use 14 fundamental tools for effective facilitation
•Learn how to manage key factors for better facilitation “S.P.O.T” Space, Process, Objectives, Time.
•Practice facilitating demo sessions for a diverse, multicultural group in English
•Enhance core practices through 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 enhance your capability as global leader, manager, trainer, consultant, whoever tries to help the group yield creative discussion by applying facilitation.
The attributes of past attendees are as below
– IT department leaders or engineers in charge of global issues
– HR department leaders or staffs in charge of global issues
– Sale leader or staffs involved in international sales activities
– R&D researchers who work together with various counties’ staffs
– Employees who will be transferred to outside Japan
– Professional involved in teaching, training, coaching, consulting and
Date/Time 22 Friday- 23 Saturday February 2019  9:00-18:00
Venue Granpark Conference Meeting room 303
Tamachi Granpark Plaza Level 3, 3-4-1 Shibaura Minato-ku, Tokyo
Seating capacity 12 participants
Organizer Knowledge Signs Co Ltd
Facilitators Stefan Nüsperling
Hideyuki Yoshioka(Bilingual co-facilitator)
Attending fee ●Super Early Bird Rate(Registration by December 25)  108,000 Yen(Including tax)
●Early Bird Rate(Registration by January 22)  129,600 Yen(Including tax)
●Regular Rate(Registration after January 22) 140,400 Yen(Including tax)
*Payment in advance basically needed.
Registration Form Registration via Peatix

 

Facilitation training designed for English Speakers 

For English Speakers and Global workers in Japan, it’s so hard to get a chance to take Facilitation training workshop where participants can learn in English language while staying in Japan.

This workshop “SPOTlight on Facilitation” is developed by Singapore based organization and designed for English Speakers. In this workshop, you can learn facilitation from English speaker trainers and experience real diversity situation with various background people. And you can join the broader network of global workers in Japan.

#5 Reasons Global Leaders NEED Facilitation Skills

1.To help groups focus on a common objective under the diverse situation

2.To assist in planning and making decision for more critical topics

3.To help groups generate and synthesize ideas by borrowing diverse perspective

4.To manage conflict that comes from the difference of cultural background

5.To encourage groups implement action plans by assuring collaborative environment


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
– Organizing and Designing workshops, offsite meetings and trainings which invite various back ground groups across the globe.
– Applying facilitative style to management, consulting, Teaching, training or any other professions.
– Teaching learners in an engaging and facilitative way encouraging self determination

The attributes of past attendees are as below
– IT department leaders or engineers in charge of global issues
– HR department leaders or staffs in charge of global issues
– Sale leader or staffs involved in international sales activities
– R&D researchers who work together with various counties’ staffs
– Employees who will be transferred to outside Japan
– Professional involved in teaching, training, coaching, consulting

What you will learn

●Practical facilitation method

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

●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 4D steps


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●How to manage important factors for creative environment, S.P.O.T (Space, Process, Outcome, Time)
●14 effective tools for Divergent & Convergent process
●Core practices to demonstrate functional facilitation
●How to determine objective, output and business outcome
●How to design appropriate agenda
●Best practice tips in using the flip chart and other process facilitation tools
●Effective facilitation techniques for a diverse audience in English

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Practical Training

On Day2, you will have facilitation demo-practices using commonly occurring business situations cases.
Partciipants with beak-out groups are needed to design process facilitation on your own way with the suggestion of process tools.
In order to design the process, group members have to consent like actual meeting.
After the demonstration, participants will have constructive feedback from peers and coaches.

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 factors of process facilitation, S.P.O.T (Space, Process, Outcome, Time)
-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
-Determine clients’ requirements in a facilitated process
-Practice: facilitation demo-practice with break-out groups using case study
-360 degrees feedback

#You can review a workshop flow shortly in this 10 mins workshop report video.

#Quick report of the past workshop page is here.

You can join continuous learning community as SPOT alumni

All participants automatically become a part of the SPOT on Facilitation in Japan alumni community gaining access to on-going opportunities for practicing global facilitation.
We constantly organize SPOT Alumni Gathering in every other month.

This is the past SPOT Alumni Gathering report

 

Registration Form Registration via Peatix

 

Testimonial of past attendees

Testimonial interview of past attendees 1

Testimonial interview of past attendees 2

 

Facilitators

Stefan Nüsperling
Stefan is a trilingual (German, English, Japanese) IT-Professional with more than 10 years of experience in Change Management, Agile Methodologies, Facilitation and Management 3.0. He has worked with multinational enterprises in the fields of Leadership as well as Software Development in Japan, South Korea and Germany. As a certified Scrum Master and the first licensed Management 3.0 facilitator in Japan he helps people to give them the ability to improve their organizations into innovative, high-performing and fun places to work.
He has run more than 30 public and in-house facilitated workshops in Japan with an average rating of 8.5 (of 10.0).

 

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

Born in Kobe City, 1963.Graduated from the department of business administration of Kobe University
in 1986. Firs career was built in Recruit Co. ltd., well known as “the most ambitious company bringing
out many entrepreneurs in Japan”. Founded Knowledge Signs Co. Ltd. in 2003.
Hideyuki has been actively involved in facilitation for over 14 years specializing in applying facilitation skills
to presentation training, sales training and project management training. Since 2013, he has presented
at the IAF (The International Association of Facilitators) Asia Conference for 3 years.
-IAF Certified Professional facilitator (CPF)
-SPOT on Facilitation certified trainer

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

 

 

Venue Access

Granpark Conference Meeting room 303
Tamachi Granpark Plaza Level 3, 3-4-1 Shibaura Minato-ku, Tokyo


5 mins by walk from JR Tamachi Station
7 mins by walk from Toei Mita-Line Mita Station 

※The entrance of the venue

 

 

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