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Boost Your Facilitation Practice with Liberating Structures

Conventional structures used to organize how people routinely work together stifle inclusion and engagement, but there is a better way to engage teams in problem solving and creative ideation. Liberating Structures are a set of 33+ “seriously fun” activities which aim to effectively bring groups together in inclusive and collaborative ways. They are processes that can be used with groups of any kind. They support engagement, collaboration, and innovation.
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Whether you occasionally run meetings or lead teams through complex processes you will find useful tools to boost your facilitation practice and effectiveness. In this workshop you will experience many Liberating Structures activities as a participant, and move toward learning how to choose, structure, and sequence Liberating Structures as a facilitator. By the end of the two days, you will have many new tools and ideas to incorporate into your facilitation practice.

Who should attend?

All who are called to facilitate meetings, workshops, courses, groups, processes and change.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this workshop you will be able to:

  • Describe what Liberating Structures are and how they can engage participants in your meetings and learning event
  • Choose appropriate Liberating Structures for your individual facilitation needs and contexts
  • Recognize the advantage of connecting several Liberating Structures together to generate productive strings for longer sessions
  • Access additional resources and supports for future work with Liberating Structures

Participation in both days is required.

This course can be taken on its own or as part of the Advanced Facilitation Certificate.