Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings, Jan 26-27, 2016, Apalachicola

Topic(s): Science Communication , Stakeholder Engagement
Priority Issue(s): Community Resilience
Host Partner(s): Apalachicola Reserve
Location:  Wakulla Springs Lodge, 550 Wakulla Park Drive, Wakulla Springs, FL 32321
Date/Time: calendar icon1/26/2016 – 1/27/2016
Price: $0.00
Max Applicants: 35

THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL.

Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings ~ January 26-27, 2016

This two-day instructor-led course is designed to increase participants’ ability to plan and facilitate a meeting (or a series of meetings) that minimize conflict and enhance problem solving. Collaboration is often cited as a good way to address coastal resource management issues, but the collaborative process is complicated, requiring a systematic approach. This course provides the skills and tools to design and implement collaborative approaches. The skills will be useful even when attending, but not running, a collaborative meeting.

What You Will Learn

After completing this course, participants will be able to

·        Determine if a collaborative process is appropriate

·        Select people with the skill sets needed to fill each meeting role

·        Learn and practice facilitation skills

·        Use appropriate process tools and techniques to address the meeting objectives

·        Manage conflict in meetings by understanding group dynamics

·        Identify disruptive behaviors in group processes and practice strategies to deal with them

WHERE: Wakulla Springs Lodge, 550 Wakulla Park Drive, Wakulla Springs, FL 32321 

WHEN: January 26 and 27, 2016 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

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