Duration: Half Day

Cost: $260 (includes materials fee)

Target Audience: Anyone who needs to plan and lead meetings with staff, teams, or special interest, and stakeholder groups

Instructor: Bobbie Lee


Practice a variety of facilitation techniques to strengthen your ability to plan and execute effective, engaging meetings that encourage active participant involvement.

How will participants benefit?

  • Learn a variety of techniques for group engagement and brainstorming
  • Investigate different methods for narrowing down options and making final decisions
  • Develop strategies for reducing resistance and encouraging participation
  • Gain a clearer understanding of group dynamics and motivators

Course Description:

The role of the facilitator is to organize, guide, and manage a group discussion or event to ensure that the group's objectives are met effectively, with clear objectives and engaging activities. Participants will practice a sampling of facilitation techniques and will have the opportunity to create an agenda, and practice a facilitation session for an upcoming event or meeting.

Please Note: An extended version of this workshop is also offered as part of the CCSF & MEA Leadership 1.0 Program.

What participants are saying:

The tools and activities presented can be applied to any type of meeting. Anyone who facilitates meetings should take this workshop!
Great interactive exercises reinforced instruction, and I can see how these techniques can be applied to a variety of City processes.
This workshop gave me many tools to facilitate meetings and keep participants engaged.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations must be requested at least 10 days prior to the workshop. Individuals who do not cancel prior to the cancellation date will be charged the full amount of the program. In this case, you will have a one-time-only chance to reschedule within the same fiscal year, at no additional cost.

Upcoming Dates


8:30 am - 12:30 pm