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14 Videos (33m)
    • Course Introduction

    • Reach Your Facilitating Goals

    • Do Your Homework

    • Be Like Disraeli

    • Make the Right Introductions

    • Stay In the Moment

    • Ask the Right Questions

    • Summarize and Synthesize What's Being Said

    • Come Up with a Concensus

    • Be Sure to Take Care of Housekeeping Matters

    • Make Your 1st Video Rehearsal

    • Keep Going with the 2nd Video Rehearsal

    • Give and Get Feedback

    • Course Conclusion


About This Class


Imagine yourself facilitating a major event featuring leading thinkers in your industry. You can lead discussions and bring out the best ideas from competing viewpoints.

In this How to Be a Facilitator course you will learn the following:

  • The difference between being a good speaker and a good facilitator
  • When and how to interrupt
  • How not to speak too much or too little
  • How to put the spotlight on other people ideas, not your own.
  • How to introduce other people properly

This course is delivered primarily through spoken lecture. Because the skill you are learning is speaking related, it only makes sense that you learn through speaking.

The skill you will learn in this class is not primarily theoretical or academic. It is a skill that requires physical habits. That is why you will be asked to take part in numerous exercises where you record yourself speaking on video, and then watching yourself. Learning presentation skills is like learning how to ride a bicycle. You simply have to do it numerous times and work past the wobbling and falling off parts until you get it right.

This course contain numerous video lectures plus several bonus books for your training library.

How long this course takes is up to you. The longest part of the course involves you speaking on video, critiquing yourself, and doing it over until you like it. But if you get to the point where you love how you look and sound when you present it will be well worth the time spent. And having this skill will save you time for all future presentations in your life.

You can begin improving your facilitation skills right now. You may have an opportunity to speak out as soon as tomorrow, so why waste another day worried that your facilitation and presentation skills are not up to high standards.

4 of 4 students recommendSee All

A well-structured guide to the role of a facilitator, and the skills involved. The suggested approach to practicing very sound. I actively took notes, as I find I need to back up video experiences with other modalities. Research on retention is clear that we remember best things *we do*, so perhaps one suggestion for improvement would be to also include some tasks for reinforcing the learning, e.g. capturing lead points and categorising them. Thank you, I've enjoyed the course, and will carry on working with the material to embed it into my practice.





TJ Walker

Public Speaking and Media Training Expert

TJ Walker is the founder of Media Training Worldwide and has been conducting public speaking training workshops and seminars since 1984. Walker has trained Presidents of countries, Prime Ministers, Nobel Peace Prize winners, Super Bowl winners, US Senators, Miss Universes and Members of Parliament .

Walker has more than 100,000 online course enrollments and more than 16,000 online students.

His book, "Secret to Foolproof Presentations" was a USA Today # 1 Bestseller, as well as ...

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