Quick recap of previously run SPOTlight on Facilitation

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We’ve run 7 times of SPOTlight on Facilitation in the past 2 years. (As of November 2018)

Various background people joined this workshop before. Past attendees of open course are 74. All attendees including in-house training are more than 100.

Past SPOTlight on Facilitation workshops

No.1 23-25 June 2016
Japanese attendees 7
Non-Japanese attendees 4
No.2 9-12 December 
Japanese attendees 9
Non-Japanese attendees 5
NO.3 1-3 June 2017
Japanese attendees 7
Non-Japanese attendees 4
No.4 9-11 November 2017
Japanese attendees 6
Non-Japanese attendees 4
Mo.5 16-17 March 2019
Japanese attendees 8
Non-Japanese attendees 3
No.6  22-23 June 2018
Japanese attendees 7
Non-Japanese attendees 3
No.7 9-10 November 2018
Japanese attendees 5
Non-Japanese attendees 1


Profile of past attendees

-Job field


Past SPOT Alumni Gathering

We constantly run the continuous learning events for past workshop attendees called “Alumni Gathering”.

Since 2017, we’ve run 5 times Alumni gatherings. (As of September 2018)

-Vol.1 14 October 2017
Main topic “How to handle characteristic behaviors in discussion”

-Vol.2 17 January 2018
Main topic “Hot to position between Process and Content”

-Vol.3 11 April 2018
Main topic “What’s difference between Facilitation and Coaching”

-Vol.4 21 June 2018
Main topic “How to manage the conflict in discussion”

-Vol.5 20 August 2018
Main topic “How to design magic wand question”


You can refer to what the workshop looks like in video




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 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


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