Be a Group Facilitation Pro
July 14, 2021 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM

ONLINE via Zoom


Ever feel like you're participating in one very long meeting lately? Do you attend or lead meetings that fail to achieve meeting or project goals? Effective meetings build connections, generate ideas, share knowledge, and can even create pathways to leadership. This two- and one-half hour workshop will introduce participants to techniques in meeting preparation, managing interpersonal and group dynamics, and following-up for success. This workshop is designed to help you explore and improve your capacity to manage meetings and to connect with other individuals planning meetings through a combination of active-learning, small groups, and presentations. Apply the knowledge gained from this workshop to any meeting, small, committee meetings to larger public forums.

Meeting objectives:

• Define meeting roles and expectations

• Understand & incorporate appropriate learning styles that invite participation and inclusion

• Identify the characteristics of and learn how to plan a results-oriented meeting

• Identify and apply core facilitation principles in a range of settings

• Understand and learn to manage meetings with a range of participants


Photography & Video Release
The Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations (MACDC) and The Mel King Institute (MKI) reserve the right to use any photograph/video taken at any event sponsored by MACDC without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. MKI/MACDC may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used, or contracted by MKI/MACDC. All recorded lectures will not be made public and will instead be “Unlisted” on the MKI Youtube channel for participant use.

To ensure the privacy of individuals and children, images will not be identified using full names or personal identifying information without written approval from the photographed/videotaped subject, parent, or legal guardian. A person attending an MKI/MACDC event who does not wish to have their image recorded for distribution should make their wishes known to the photographer/videographer, and/or the event organizers, and/or contact MKI/MACDC directly.

If you have any questions about the event or this form, please contact Lia Downing at (617) 379-5933 or 


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