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Online Training: Facilitating Online Meetings

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020 – 7-9pm US Eastern Time
Tuesday, June 16th, 2020 – 2-4pm US Eastern Time
Monday, June 22nd, 2020 – 7-9pm US Eastern Time (Full with waitlist)

Amidst COVID-19, we aim to make online workshops as accessible as possible. Fees are sliding scale; please use accordingly for access to these tools, including naming your own fee. Fees support participants unable to pay, and keep our program sustainable.

Connection and communication is a key part of any group’s ability to create an effective and powerful team.

Trying to achieve this through online video chats or virtual conferences presents unique challenges – meetings may feel flat, it’s difficult to know whether people are engaged and issues of power and access get swept under the rug in order to accomplish other goals.

In this online training, we’ll explore and demonstrate tools and techniques you can use to facilitate virtual meetings that are engaging and inclusive, regardless of your team’s technology or budget. Attending this training will increase your team’s ability to make decisions that include all voices and build strong relationships over distance.

This is an interactive online training.  Come prepared to participate fully, just as you would an in-person interactive training.  Please try to connect from a quiet place on a computer with headphones.  A computer with a webcam is recommended to get the most out of the training.  High speed internet will give you the best experience.  Details for how to connect to the session will be sent to you prior to the day of the training. The training will include follow-up resources you can use after.

Length: 2 hours

ONLINE WORKSHOP FEE

This workshop costs $35 – $200 US, sliding scale based on income. If you are being sent by an organization with an annual budget over $200,000, we request you pay a fee of $200 US.

 

If your income is… $15,000 $15,001 – $25,000 $25,001 – $35,000 $35,001 – $45,000 $45,001 – $55,000 over $55,000
You Pay… $35 $55 $75 $95 $120 $150

If you are being sent by an organization with an annual budget over $200,000, the fee is $200 US.

BY THE END OF THE TRAINING, YOU WILL...
  • Recognize key challenges to engagement and inclusion in remote meetings and how to prepare for them (for example dynamics that occur when some people are in the same room and others are remote, when people have different access to information during the meeting, when people have different familiarity with the tech, timezone inequities, food dynamics, etc.)
  • Recognize how face-to-face facilitation techniques can be applied online
  • Have tools and approaches they can apply immediately to increase the inclusion and effectiveness of their remote meetings, regardless of the software they will be using for their meetings.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS WORKSHOP?...
People whose rely on technology to build their teams remotely and want to increase their effectivity using interactive and experiential tools. We welcome a range of experiences – from beginner online facilitators to those with more experience. Some face-to-face facilitation experience is helpful for this training.
WORKSHOP FORMAT...
This is an interactive online training. Come prepared to participate fully, just as you would an in-person interactive training. Please try to connect from a quiet place on a computer with headphones. A computer with a webcam is recommended to get the most out of the training. High speed internet will give you the best experience. Details for how to connect to the session will be sent to you prior to the day of the training. The training will include follow-up resources you can use after.
PAST PARTICIPANTS SAY...

“Game Changer.”

“collaborating, decision making, and building teams using online meeting tools.”

“inspired me to push beyond some of my assumptions about what can happen in virtual spaces.”

 

For more information, please contact us.

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