Are you needing to move your training, meetings or other conversations to the virtual or remote space quickly, but don't know how? Need to ramp up your skills and understanding of leading and holding conversations virtually QUICKLY?
We specialize in providing support and skill development with remote work and having effective virtual conversations. Check out my 2017 book, Effective Virtual Conversations, on Amazon.
For those that need to get up to speed with virtualizing their offerings, or working with people who can't physically get together, over the next few months I'll be offering a special one-day offering of the Virtual Facilitation Essentials program each Wednesday. This program is geared to give you the basics on leading effective virtual conversations whether you are leading conference calls, webinars or interactive web streaming sessions.
Usually delivered as five weeks (as it will continue to be -and will start again on Feb 24th) these special one day sessions will run from 830 - 430 pm Eastern/New York Via Zoom.
In this special offering our time together will be spent
Module 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
Module 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
Module 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.
Module 4 – Exploring the Technologies
- Exploring breakouts and technology issues
- Core logistical issues to consider
- Different roles in a virtual event
- Evaluating virtual events
Module 5 - Tricky issues and how to keep the conversation going
Your action planning
You'll also have the opportunity to "get behind the dashboard" of virtual sessions, and you'll get to practice some of the more essential elements of starting calls, recording, doing breakouts etc.
The one day intensive virtual format will be a just-in-time opportunity to learn and start gaining confidence in your skills. The program will be of interest to people who need to lead virtual conversations quickly. For those that have more time to learn, join us for the more extended five week program.
This special one-day program will be offered on Wednesdays. You can choose from:
Wednesday February 5 - 8 - 4 pm Eastern/New York - virtually
Wednesday February 12 - 10 - 6 pm Eastern/New York
Wednesday February 19 - 8 - 4 pm Eastern/New York
Wednesday February 26 - 8-4 pm Eastern/New York
Cost: $475 US which includes the one day virtual session, a 15 minute pre call and post call, plus module notes which include the core elements of our training. You'll also have access to a robust video library of more than 2 dozen calls related to virtual facilitation and coaching.
For those that want Continuing Coach Education, they can complete a 2 hour blended learning assignment for a total of 8.5 hours of CCES with the ICF.
Learn more about the program at EffectiveVirtualConversations.com
Author of Effective Virtual Conversations