Corporate meeting at the British Council

Do you facilitate project group meetings, team briefings or other workplace discussions? Would you like to develop your skills and confidence in this area? If so this highly practical workshop, delivered in partnership with Roffey Park, is for you.

Through real-life practice you will explore ways to apply your facilitation skills to a meeting or group you currently lead at work. You will also learn tips and techniques for situations where success relies on the group working productively together.

Who should attend? 

Anyone who wants the conversations they facilitate at work to become more satisfying and productive.


  • Develop essential facilitation skills to improve the effectiveness of your discussions
  • Learn practical models and techniques for group facilitation
  • Gain a greater awareness of group dynamics

Course outline


  • Helping a group discussion start well
  • The importance of ‘contracting’ for successful meetings
  • Establishing an agenda for success 

The skilful facilitator 

  • What makes facilitation effective?
  • Ways of leading discussions
  • Choosing from a range of facilitation approaches 

Exploration and decision making 

  • Practical tools for inquiry and exploration
  • Decision making tips, techniques and pitfalls to avoid 

Working with group dynamics 

  • Understanding the group process ‘iceberg’
  • Phases in a group’s development, and the task of the facilitator
  • Your own impact on the dynamics

Course information

Venue: Professional Development Centre, Toa Payoh

Course Fees : On request