ToP facilitation training


Register now on 2020 public courses – now all online, via Eventbrite – read on for course details…


I am an IAF Certified Professional Facilitator | Master (CPF | M) and a licensed provider and experienced lead trainer of the full range ICA:UK Technology of Participation (ToP) facilitation training courses.

For in-house and tailored training, see ToP facilitation training at your place – and free places for you! please contact me.

Looking for accredited learning? Most courses are accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management for an ILM Development Award.

IAF endorsed trainingPreparing for CPF certification? Meetings That Work, Group Facilitation Methods and Facilitating Client Collaboration together comprise the new ICA Associates ToP Facilitation Essentials Program that has been endorsed by the International Association of Facilitators for those preparing to become an IAF Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF).

Participants in all ICA:UK ToP courses are eligible for student rate IAF membership, representing a 50% discount on your first year’s fee. IAF membership is a requirement for CPF certification.

For course details, follow these links:

  1. Introduction to Facilitation Online – Introducing the role of the facilitator and the ToP approach, plus some key tips & tools, online – 2.5 hours
  2. Introduction to Producing Virtual Events I Online – Build your knowledge and confidence to play the technical support role of Producer role in facilitated virtual events – 2.5 hours, online
  3. Facilitating Virtual Events I Online – Learn and practice ways to make online events participatory, engaging and productive – 6-7 x2 hour sessions, online
  4. Group Facilitation Methods I Online – Introducing the foundations of the ToP approach, two powerful techniques for structuring effective conversations and building group consensus – 6 x2 hour sessions, online
  5. Introduction to Group Facilitation – exploring the role and skills of the facilitator – 1 day
  6. Meetings That Work – practical tools to design and lead effective meetings – 2 days
  7. Group Facilitation Methods – introducing the foundations of the ToP approach, two powerful techniques for structuring effective conversations and building group consensus – 2 days
  8. Facilitating Client Collaboration – practical tools to design facilitation approaches with your client – 2 days
  9. Action Planning – participatory planning for short-term projects and events – 1 day
  10. Participatory Strategic Planning – bringing people together to create strategies for action – 2 days
  11. Organisational Transformation – frameworks and tools for facilitating ‘whole systems’ change – 2 days.

See also about mehow I workwho I work with and recommendations & case studies, and please contact me about how we might work together. Please do not delay before contacting me – the earlier I hear from you, the more chance that I will be able to help and the more helpful I may be able to be.

Register now on Eventbrite for my free facilitation webinars, and for my regularly scheduled courses in London and Brussels.