Growing beyond the exclusive domain of professional facilitators, facilitation has become a core competency for anyone who runs meetings, leads a team, or manages a project. In addition, the concept of facilitation is a vital core leadership capability. These recent developments have created a significant need for standardized facilitation skills testing and accreditation that is both reliable?and readily available.
In this training package, Ingrid Bens (author of the best–selling book Facilitating with Ease) includes all the necessary components for conducting her highly acclaimed Facilitation Skills Inventory (FSI).
This tested assessment provides invaluable feedback on a participant′s core knowledge, tactical awareness, and observed behaviors, and the Facilitation Skills Inventory package offers a
- Standardized set of criteria for corporations to use in assessing the current skill levels and training needs of their managers and leaders
- Reliable method for employees to assess their current level of competency and help identify personal learning goals
- Guide for trainers for designing effective classroom activities
- Vehicle for educational institutions to reliably test for competence, and award learning credits to students enrolled in human resources and management training programs.
The Facilitation Skills Inventory Package includes an Administrator′s Guide, Observer Guide and Participant Guide. The package also includes samples of the Self and Observer versions of FSI.
The Facilitation Skills Inventory is an ideal starting point for anyone who wants to gauge, better understand, and hone their facilitation skills.
The Challenge of Facilitating Well.
Overview of the FSI.
The FSI Skill Levels.
The FSI Competencies.
Administering the FSI.
Appendix: Development and Testing of the Facilitation Skills Inventory.
Suggested Readings for Facilitation.
About the Author.