ADR410 Facilitation Fundamentals
Lead Faculty: Dr. Jack B. Hamlin
An interactive, introductory course designed for students and business professionals to develop an understanding of group dynamics and decision making as a basis for learning the roles, processes and techniques of group facilitation. The course utilizes role plays, simulations, and case studies.
- Recognize how a facilitator can assist a group to increase its effectiveness.
- Know how a group's behavior affects their ability to increase effectiveness.
- Describe how facilitation can be used in an organizational setting.
- Describe facilitative roles such as facilitator, leader, coach, trainer.
- Identify functional and dysfunctional aspects of a group in order to increase its effectiveness.
- Understand that a facilitator's role is to remain a substantively neutral third party.
- Recognize that a facilitator's role is to help group members identify their emotions and deal with them in order to contribute to the group's success.
- Explain the ground rules for a facilitation and know how to use them as an intervention process.