ToP Facilitative Leadership

Course Objectives: 

  • Heighten your effectiveness in leading team communication
  • Learn a structured process to lead a meaningful exchange of ideas and make critical decisions together
  • Acquire a framework to discuss and resolve difficult issues
  • Energize problem-solving to bring diverse ideas into a consensus
  • Shape questions that stimulate ideas and discussion


Pre-requisite: None

Course Description: You will learn proven ways to achieve group participation including effective conversations, gaining consensus and motivating action. Whether you are a new or seasoned leader, you will learn creative, fresh and engaging ways to inspire your staff to effectively meet your organization’s goals. This three-day course provides time to practice participatory leadership skills in a relaxed environment


Course Participants:

  • Managers and supervisors
  • Executive directors and board members
  • Project and team leaders
  • Educators and health practitioners
  • Active citizens and community workers
  • Facilitators, trainers and consultants


Benefits for Participants:

  • Engage and motivate staff and team members
  • Learn to effectively manage unproductive conflict
  • Save time and money with increased productivity
  • Discover ways to involve the entire group in thinking through difficult issues
  • Gain confidence in leading staff and teams in projects
  • Learn skills to allow members to share diverse perspectives in a non-confrontational manner
  • Facilitate group consensus
  • Assemble detailed action plans in less time
  • Turn learning into immediately useable tools through hands-on practice



  • $845 ($795 Early Bird Fees, 3 weeks in advance of the course)

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Testimonials from our participants

It [ToP Facilitation Methods] was more than I imagined it would be. It’s something I can use in my personal life as well as in the workplace.
- Kristie S.
This course [ToP Facilitation Methods] was incredibly helpful at demonstrating how effective, planned facilitation can create action, focused conversations and build consensus. I can’t wait to practice these skills!
- Eve L.
MNToP welcomes the learner to a continuous cycle of theory, practice, and reflection that broadens and deepens capacity and commitment.
- Claire C.