This 4 day workshop is designed to provide lawyers and others who run group meetings with skills and tools to undertake the task more effectively.
Corporate and Commercial Law; Corporate, Commercial and Taxation Law.
Recommended Prior Knowledge
This program is experiential – there are practical application sessions with feedback and coaching. Prior experience with group meetings is essential. This prior experience is preferably as a facilitator. However, extensive experience (3-5 years regular meeting experience) as an adviser, consultant or participant will suffice (eg: participation in mining company and native title negotiations, running welfare groups etc).
- Provide facilitators with additional tools to approach working with groups more effectively
- Deeper understanding of how groups work
- Understand how to respond to complex and challenging situations
- Assist groups to make decisions and solve problems
- Manage relationships with the group
- Understand your skills and areas for improvement as a facilitator of the group
- Tracking a facilitation using visual tools
- How to give coaching and feedback for facilitator and group
- The philosophy of facilitation
- Groups and how they work
- Planning a facilitation
- Intervening as a facilitator
- Changing hats (lawyer, expert, facilitator)
- Group process options
- Recording a facilitation
- Dealing with difficult moments
||Attendance and punctuality at the whole 38 hours of class
There are no prescribed texts, but a number of books have been published that would be useful for this course. Refer to Course Outline provided by lecturer.
Refer to Course Outline provided by lecturer.