• Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn - Grey Circle

FOUNDATIONAL LEVEL

Online Facilitation 

Build up your digital skills

Course Description

The spread of Covid-19 has given most of us no other choice than working from home. In these challenging circumstances and with many technological developments, the entire scenario of training has changed. Virtual training and facilitation or online training have become the norm, with the availability of a variety of software options. Hence to continue with our capacity and talent development to inspire civil society actors to fulfill their vision and mission, we are offering this 4-day course on how to do virtual trainings.

 

This training is designed based on our own experiences of doing webinars, virtual teamwork, and e-workshops. It is also relevant for those who want to do in-person trainings and workshops. We at CSA bridging the concepts of facilitation to use in the virtual world with added tools. Tools that will be used during this training include but are not limited to Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and Miro.

Each interactive workshop has a total of 8 sessions spread over 4 consecutive days. Each session is for 1 hour and 30 minutes.

For whom:

Everyone working as facilitators and trainers in civil society organizations and others working in civil society who wish to learn virtual facilitation skills.  

Course fees:

EUR 350/ person (Plus VAT)

*Special Discounts for groups and CSA alumni

15% group discount: 4 or more registrations from one organization

10% individual discount: For CSA alumni

Benefits

  • You will receive a Certificate of Participation

  • You will receive all the materials used during the training 

  • You can apply for the advanced level to deepen your learning

  • You will become a part of CSA alumni community 

​What you'll learn

  • Significantly improve your capacities to develop, facilitate and manage virtual training workshops

  • Learn about the theory and practice of online facilitation

  • Discover interesting and useful online facilitation tools and methods

  • Develop a promising action plan and have clear ideas to prepare and facilitate trainings and workshops based on adult learning principles

Facilitation course.jpg

Session Plan

Day 1

Session 1: Welcome and Introduction


  • Welcome, Objectives and Overview
  • Getting to know each other
  • Program and ground rules
  • Magic Triangle
  • How learning takes place




Session 2: Learning Styles


  • Learning Styles
  • Principles of Adult Learning Personal





Day 2

Session 3: Effective Virtual Facilitation


  • Attributes of Trainers and Facilitators
  • Competencies of facilitators
  • The Effective Virtual Facilitator
  • Facilitation Standards




Session 4: Communication


  • Active Listening
  • Effective Communication
  • Feed Forward





Day 3

Session 5: Visualization (tools and techniques for virtual trainings)


  • Visualization
  • Game Box: Facilitation Tools




Session 6: Developing Training Curricula


  • Training Management Cycle
  • Developing Training Objectives
  • Training Needs Assessment
  • Developing Detailed Session Plan
  • Review and evaluation of trainings
  • Homework





Day 4

Session 7: Practicing Virtual Facilitation


  • Practice Sessions
  • Feed Forward




Session 8: Conclusion


  • Are you ready to be a facilitator?
  • Way Forward
  • Concluding Remarks
  • Evaluation
  • Check-out





Testimonial.png

Testimonials

"Online facilitation needs skills, experience, and passion. All three are perfectly combined in the interactive class on facilitation." 

Friedbert Ottacher

Program Coordinator, HORIZONT3000 Uganda, Ethiopia, South Sudan

Upcoming Events

  • Online Facilitation: Build up your digital skills
    Feb 02, 2:00 PM GMT+5:30 – Feb 05, 5:30 PM GMT+5:30
    Foundation Level
    This training is designed based on our own experiences of doing webinars, virtual teamwork and e-workshops. Each interactive workshop has a total of 8 sessions spread over 4 consecutive days. Each session is for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • Online Facilitation: Build up your digital skills
    Apr 05, 2:00 PM GMT+5:30 – Apr 08, 5:30 PM GMT+5:30
    Foundation Level
    This training is designed based on our own experiences of doing webinars, virtual teamwork and e-workshops. Each interactive workshop has a total of 8 sessions spread over 4 consecutive days. Each session is for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • Online Facilitation: Build up your digital skills
    Jul 13, 2:00 PM GMT+5:30 – Jul 16, 5:30 PM GMT+5:30
    4 day Online Course
    This training is designed based on our own experiences of doing webinars, virtual teamwork and e-workshops. Each interactive workshop has a total of 8 sessions spread over 4 consecutive days. Each session is for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • Online Facilitation: Build up your digital skills
    Oct 04, 2:00 PM GMT+5:30 – Oct 07, 5:30 PM GMT+5:30
    Foundation Level
    This training is designed based on our own experiences of doing webinars, virtual teamwork and e-workshops. Each interactive workshop has a total of 8 sessions spread over 4 consecutive days. Each session is for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
 

Facilitators

Rishi Meena

Rishi has been working in the sector for 9 years and has a sound experience building capacities of communities and working professionals. As a facilitator of CSA, he is facilitating the scaling up programs for Welthungerhilfe in India, Nepal, Bangladesh Uganda, and Malawi. He developed e learning platform in his previous experiences and have rich experience of working on online tools and methodologies. Adapting in the fast-moving world is his key strength and he believes future-ready individuals can actually build future-ready CSOs.

Carina Juilfs

Carina has a professional background in international management and social entrepreneurship and has worked and lived in Uganda for more than 5 years. She has worked with international and national NGOs, foundations and social enterprises. At CSA, Carina works as Training Design Coordinator under the Scaling Initiative and is responsible for designing, testing, and facilitating top-quality trainings, workshops, and training tools. Moreover, she facilitates open trainings such as Interactive Class on Facilitation, and Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation. 

Sohini Paul

Sohini has been working in the development sector for more than two decades, mostly on capacity building and human rights in the South Asian context. As a facilitator and coach of Civil Society Academy, she has focused on providing trainings and workshops on leadership and team management in several countries across Asia and Africa. She also facilitates trainings on advocacy and rights-based approaches as well as designing effective programmes and projects. Sohini is passionate about civil society strengthening, which is reflected in her facilitation style. She will facilitate the training courses in South & South East Asia, as well as in Africa.

Please reload

Parking Lot

Explore more

  • Online Courses

    Develop your skills and grow your impact through our online courses - at your convenience.

  • Tailormade Support

    We support CSOs in accelerating their team performance and organisational impact.

  • Tools and Ideas

    A special selection of powerful tools and ideas for impactful and curious civil society organisations.

  • Social Media_Facebook Black
  • Social Media_Linkedin Black
  • Social Media_Twitter Black
  • Social Media_Insta Black
  • YouTube - Black Circle

© 2020 Civil Society Academy