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Strategic Planning is probably the most important task of the senior management team, yet many managers express frustration with their past experiences. A well designed, and well facilitated, approach can make all the difference in the world, and a professional facilitator can help you with every step of the process from pre-work to action planning.
A retreat is the perfect opportunity to get away from the all-consuming day-to-day pressures of the office and to focus on the real work of the team. It is a time for you to:
Meeting Facilitation Services
De Zwarte Consultancy can:
In that role you are responsible for making sure the meeting that you are invited to facilitate is well prepared, has a clear agenda, is clear on the desired outcome and eventually runs as smoothly as possible.
As a facilitator, contrary to a consultant or trainer, the main purpose is to facilitate the process and not to deliver content.
A facilitator needs to focus on a number of areas:
Preparartion of the meeting / Selecting the approach and tools
Partcipation of all team members
Dealing with conflict
Dealing with conflict is often quoted as the biggest concern of group facilitators. The emotion involved often makes conflict uncomfortable for all concerned, hence we tend to avoid it. But, conflict is a normal, natural part of human interaction and sooner or later it is part of virtually every group’s experience. When acknowledged and dealt with in a positive manner, conflict can clarify differences, increase the creativity of the group and build a strong team. On the other hand, if left untended, it can be damaging to the productivity and coherence of the group.
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