Leading Collaboration: Design and Facilitate Meetings that Get Results

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Feel confident leading collaborations where the collective effort makes a difference. The ability to lead meetings that get results is an essential skill for professionals in today’s workplace. In this 2-day highly interactive training, learn to design collaborative meetings and facilitate critical conversations that help groups get better outcomes and lead to change. Practice facilitating real-world situations. Create agendas and learn techniques to confidently lead a group from divergent views to shared agreement and collective action. Leave with a step-by-step guide to ensure your next change meeting builds a stronger collaboration. This training is ideal for anyone who leads team, client or multi-stakeholder meetings and wants to take their skill to the next level.

In this course, you:

  • Design an effective meeting agenda
  • Open any meeting with confidence
  • Gather participants’ ideas and explore options
  • Sequence conversations to lead groups through change
  • Craft powerful questions to navigate conflict & develop understanding
  • Manage one’s own response to conflict and anxiety
  • Identify & address conflict to achieve group consensus
  • Guide group decision making & action steps methods
  • Refine one’s own facilitation style
  • Create an agenda for your next change meeting

Who Should Attend

  • Managers and leaders
  • Project managers and team leads
  • Business consultants
  • Trainers and coaches
  • HR professionals and facilitators
  • Nonprofit and government managers and planners

Learning Modules

  1. Understand Facilitation and the Facilitator’s Role
  2. Design a Highly Successful Change Meeting
  3. Facilitate Conflict and Difficult Behaviors
  4. Guide Group Decision Making and Action Accountability


  • $685 regular / $650 early bird
  • Discounts for groups of 3 or more

Note: Workshop fee includes Leading Collaboration Workbook. Does not include lunch. 
If registering multiple attendees, call 512-971-3033 or email dmiller@civiccollaboration.com

Cancellation policy: Cancellations made 12 days or more before the start of the workshop are eligible for a 50% refund or application of full fee to a later course. Cancellations made within 12 days of the workshop or no shows will not be eligible for a refund. Workshop may be cancelled if minimum group size is not reached 12 days in advance of course, and 100% of fees would be refunded.



Leading Collaboration: Design & Facilitate Meetings that Get Results - a 2-day skills workshop developed by Collaborative Action and  presented by Civic Collaboration