CourseMastering Workshop Facilitation – 2 days

Expand your workshop toolbox and sharpen your facilitation skills. Learn how to engage the room and help the group reach strong decisions, regardless of if you are meeting face-to-face or remotely over video.

If you want to engage the whole room you need to master facilitation. The skill of facilitating good workshops that result in clear inclusive decisions and commitment is an art in itself. During this course, you will learn tools, skills, and a wide variety of workshop formats, techniques, and tips that will help you become a skilled and stronger facilitator.

Modern organizations rely on effective communication, knowledge sharing, and distributed decision-making – all of this happens in meetings between people. After this course, you will be able to facilitate more efficient meetings that engage all participants and result in clear decisions, actions, and agreements about the plan ahead.

The course contains a great mix and variety of theory, examples, discussions, and exercises.

What you will learn:

✅How to facilitate engaging meetings and workshops

✅How to use the Groan Zone model to shape a workshop to achieve inclusive decision making

✅How to prepare before the workshop

✅How to set the stage, frame, and launch a workshop in order to increase presence and create a focus on the goal and the outcome

✅A wide repertoire of different workshop formats, as well as an understanding of how to choose an appropriate format, given the conditions and purpose of the meeting.

✅Lots of facilitation techniques and tips that make you a great and appreciated facilitator.

✅How you as a facilitator can work with energy and engagement in the meeting, both physical and remote

✅Advice on how to create a psychologically safe and inclusive space that invites to honesty and tough discussions

✅Different methods and techniques for decision-making

✅How to help a group move forward when stuck

✅How to handle challenging situations and behaviors

✅Closure of meetings to maximize commitment and clarity on what happens next

This training is for you whom…

Often find yourself leading and facilitating meetings and want to learn how to make these meetings more fun, more engaging, more effective and result in stronger and clearer decisions. You may have a role as Manager, Scrum Master, Agile/Team Coach, Project Manager/Owner or Teacher.


No prior knowledge is required. 

Practical info

  • Where: This training will be held in Stockholm at Dandy People, Humlegårdsgatan 19A.
  • Price: 16000 SEK (incl. VAT)
  • Structure: The exercises for the first day will be physical with whiteboards and Post-its. Exercises for the second day will be using digital tools so you need to bring your laptop.
  • Schedule for both days:
    08.30 – 09.00 Breakfast
    12.00 – 13.00 Lunch (included in the price)
    09.00 – 17.00 Training
    17:00 – 19.00 Afterwork (first day only)

What do others have to say about the course?

Here are some examples of quotes from previous similar trainings:

“Lots of great tools to create variation and movement in the meeting”

“Very engaging and dynamic”

“I have never left an education with so many new tools and inspiration”

“Great mixture of theory, examples and exercises”

“Fantastic energy!”

“Loved the discussions and getting ideas and input from other participants”

About the trainer

Jimmy Janlén is a co-founder of Snowdrop. In addition to coaching, Jimmy holds courses, writes books and blogs on all things agile and lean such as agile leadership, large scale agile, team dynamics, visualization and facilitation.

He also hosts and produces a YouTube channel called Agile with Jimmy. He sometimes refers to himself as a bureaucracy therapist, cultural acupuncture, cross company pollinator and visualization magician. Jimmy is the author of the book Visualization Example and creator of the Jimmy Cards.

The fine print

  • 🍳 On site trainings – Your ticket comes fully loaded with breakfast and lunch.
  • 💻 Remote trainings – Over zoom and with digital collaboration tools. As engaging, dynamic as on site 🙂
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  • ⏰ Feeling indecisive? No worries! Cancel up to 1 month before we kick things off and you won’t owe us a dime.
  • 💸 If cancellation occurs later than 1 month before the start of the course, the full course fee will be charged. Don’t miss that mark!
  • 🔄 Can’t make it? That’s cool – just transfer your spot to another tech wizard.
  • 📅 Need to reschedule? We got you. Switch your course date up to 2 weeks before we dive in.

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