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Workshop Facilitation

Preparation, content creation, expert facilitation: The facilitation trifecta

November 4, 2019

Looking for an external facilitator but don’t know where to start? Feeling like the search is just pot luck? In this article we discuss how our expert facilitators can add exceptional value to your event and turn your decision from plain ‘pot luck’ to feeling like you’ve won the trifecta!

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Looking for a great workshop venue in Melbourne or regional Victoria?

September 20, 2019

We know that finding the right venue for your workshop or conference is a critical piece in your event organising puzzle. So to help you in your search we have outlined some of our facilitators’ favourite workshop venues. 

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Presentation

3 steps for creating and delivering an engaging presentation

August 21, 2019

Whether you are presenting to colleagues, a board of directors or to a large audience at a workshop or conference – creating and delivering an engaging presentation is key. Don’t leave it to the last minute, deeply considering the message, your visual story and delivery is key.

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Designing your workshop agenda? Have impact and avoid death by presentation

August 20, 2019

Clients often come to us with a workshop design considered and agenda partially drafted. ‘There are a lot of presenters’ they say sheepishly. The role of the facilitator is not simply to introduce and thank each speaker. Instead, we believe our role as the facilitator is to work closely with you to forensically consider all aspects of the workshop design including narrative and content; session planning and processes; and of course, participant experience.

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Planning A Workshop

Preparing for a workshop? A checklist for the organising team

July 26, 2019

Making sure your workshop or conference venue ticks all your specific requirements is another critical step in the conferencing organising process. So with that in mind, we have put together…

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Design-thinking-in-action

How design thinking helps innovation

April 16, 2019

At Strategic Facilitators we are passionate about helping our clients build a culture of innovation within their organisations, and design thinking is one of the tools we use to help approach strategic problems and innovation from a different perspective.

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A workshop facilitator speaking at a strategy workshop

What does a facilitator do, really?

March 23, 2018

This charming illustrated video, developed by International Institute for Facilitation and Change (IIFAC), uses simple language and charming illustrations to explain just what we facilitators do!

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External Facilitator

Are you getting full value from your external facilitator?  

March 16, 2016

Most large Australian organisations invest considerably in hiring external facilitators to help them run their workshops and offsites. But are they getting their money’s worth? So, what SHOULD great facilitators do?

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External Strategy Facilitation

Special report: How Australian organisations can increase the value added by external facilitators

August 4, 2015

A study conducted by Strategic Facilitators has found that large Australian organisations are failing to get full value from facilitated meetings and workshops. Our research shows that while these organisations understand the value provided by external facilitators, they lose out on much of the potential benefit by using relatively unsophisticated selection and evaluation techniques.

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Projects

Ten reasons to use an external facilitator

July 23, 2015

Using an external facilitator is critical to the success of a workshop. Here are our 10 reasons why you should hire an external facilitator.

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