4 Week Summer Program: Fridays 1015 - 1145 am ET: August 6, 13, 20, 27, 2021
Take Your Virtual Facilitation Skills to the next level
CREATE MEMORABLE and IMPACTFUL Virtual Conversations
Virtual Facilitation Essentials - An interactive virtual Train-the-Trainer Program (8.5 CCEs with ICF)
Need to take your skills for leading zoom or TEAMS calls to the next level?
Looking to get more comfortable leading VIRTUAL CONVERSATIONS on platforms like ZOOM, Teams and WEBEX?
Looking to design and lead virtual sessions that are more MEMORABLE and ENGAGING?
Want more techniques to create a memorable and impactful call?
Need to pivot your in-person work to the virtual space - NOW?
If you answered YES to any of these, join us for the Virtual Facilitation Essentials program, hosted by the woman who wrote the book on Effective Virtual Conversations, someone who has led virtual conversations, and trained thousands of others on this, for the better part of the last 20 years.
This program is now offered in two convenient virtual formats:
A one full-day virtual offering (8 hours including breaks) or a 5 week x 75 minute offering.
Upcoming Programs start - Choose from:
One-day Intensive - Held Virtually on Zoom (Choose from any of these stand-alone one-day programs)
Fall dates to be announced
Summer 2021: Fridays 1015 - 1145 am ET: August 6, 13, 20 and 27
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Are you a professional who is wanting to enhance your skills and confidence of leading in the virtual domain?
Are you responsible for leading virtual meetings, training, teleclasses or webinars?
Want to avoid the Death By Conference Call syndrome?
If you answered yes to these, I hope that you will join us for this hands-on virtual facilitation training!
The Virtual Facilitation Essentials is a foundational course packed with practical, actionable tips on creating and delivering more effective virtual facilitation.
Led by Effective Group Coaching and Effective Virtual Conversations author, Jennifer Britton, Jenn has led tens of thousands of hours of virtual conversations, and trainings in the last two decades. From phone, to zoom to skype, Jenn has worked with team members and learners in more than 50 countries around the world. As a coach and educator her focus is on helping others become more effective in their delivery methods. She ‘s been involved in designing and delivering train-the-trainer programming for more than 15 years, and virtual train the training since 2006.
The Virtual Facilitation Essentials program has evolved out of her virtual train the trainer work with organizations over the last decade and the public Virtual Facilitation Skills Intensive program, which she has delivered since 2013. It is approved by the ICF for 8.5 CCEs (including 5.5 hours of core competencies)
During the Virtual Facilitation Essentials program we explore the following topics:
Week 1 – Virtual Facilitation Foundations
- Four Essential ingredients for virtual facilitation
- The range of virtual facilitation options
- Core Skills for Virtual Facilitation -and how yours stack up
Week 2 – Approaches and Engagement Strategies for Effective Virtual Learning
- Different virtual design options
- Foundations of engagement – practical approaches for engagement
- Core elements for Effective, and Engaging, Virtual Events
Week 3 – Building your Facilitation Toolkit
Whether you are leading meetings, webinars or other virtual events, having a robust toolkit to draw up upon is key. This session introduces you to more than 12 virtual facilitation approaches – from openers, to closers to goal setting and accountability in the virtual space.
Week 4 – Exploring the Technologies
- Exploring breakouts and technology issues
- Core logistical issues to consider
- Different roles in a virtual event
- Evaluating virtual events
Week 5 - Tricky Issues and open space for additional topics
In week five we explore common tricky issues around technology, design and participant issues, along with how to mitigate against them.
This program is approved for 8.5 CCES with the ICF, including 5.5 hours of core competencies.
Here's what past participants have said:
"Jennifer Britton's one day course was incredibly useful to me as a speaker, consultant, coach and facilitator. Her command of the content, her storytelling to support the learning, and her virtual presence created a useful, and most important, impactful day of learning" - Pam Sherman, President, The ShermanEDGE
Upcoming programs start:
4 week format - June 2021
1 Day format -
Wednesday June 2 - 9 4 pm ET
Register and Choose from these upcoming ONE DAY and five week Virtual SESSIONS:
Many coaches continue their learning with the Virtual Facilitation Practicum - an additional 6 weeks of practicum experience where you get to lead a call and receive feedback on your skills. Cost: $997 US (11 weeks in total)
Reserve your spot in the Virtual Facilitation Essentials program and/or bundle it to join Jennifer for the next 11 weeks for the Essentials/Practicum forming the 15 hours Intensive (virtual)
Questions? Reach out to Jennifer Britton directly by phone at (416) 996-8326 or email her.
Curious about what we cover? Check out this short video which highlights 23 things we cover in the program:
Here's what alumni are saying: