Virtual Workshop: Facilitation and Consulting Skills

From December 14, 2020 09:00 until December 18, 2020 15:00

CONSULTING SKILLS SESSIONS

DAY 1: 14 December 2020

TIME

EVENT

0830 - 0900 hours

Participants registration and login to Zoom

0900 - 0915 hours

Welcome Address

0915 - 0945 hours

Participants Introductions and Expectations – Facilitators

0945 - 1015 hours

Plenary discussion on Covid-19 induced new work practices

1015 – 1045 hours

Understanding the Consulting Cycle

1045 - 1100 hours

TEA/COFFEE BREAK

1100 - 1230 hours

Problem Diagnostic – Problem Solving Frameworks and Tools

1230 – 1300 hours

The Consulting Profession and Industry
Consulting Process: Goals and Phases

1300 -1400 hours

LUNCH BREAK

1400 - 1430 hours

The Consultant as a Facilitator of Change

1430 - 1500 hours

Managing Client Relations


DAY 2: 15 December 2020

TIME

EVENT

0800 – 0830 hours

Participants registration and login to Zoom

0830 – 0900 hours

Recap

0900 - 0930 hours

Code of Conduct for Consultants

0930 - 1030 hours

Proposals and Project Management (EOI, RFPs, Concept Notes)

1030 – 1045 hours

TEA/COFFEE BREAK

1045 – 1115 hours

Proposals and Project Management

1115 - 1215 hours

Developing and Using Consultation Tools (Problem Tree)

1215- 1300 hours

Developing and Using Consultation Tools (Problem Tree)

1300 – 1400 hours

LUNCH BREAK

1400 – 1500 hours

Developing and Using Consultation Tools (Problem Tree)

DAY 3: 16 December 2020

TIME

EVENT

0800 – 0830 hours

Participants registration and login to Zoom

0830 – 0900 hours

Recap

0900 - 1030 hours

Negotiation Skills

1030 - 1045 hours

TEA/COFFEE BREAK

1045 - 1200 hours

Negotiating Contracts

1200 - 1300 hours

Interviewing Techniques for Consultants

1300 - 1400 hours

LUNCH BREAK

1400 - 1430 hours

Interviewing Techniques for Consultants

1430 - 1500 hours

How to Profile your skills as a Consultant

DAY 4: 17 December 2020

TIME

EVENT

0800 – 0830 hours

Participants registration and login to Zoom

0830 - 0900 hours

Recap

0900 - 1000 hours

Reporting during Consulting

1000 - 1015 hours

TEA/COFFEE BREAK

1015 - 1145 hours

Research Skills for Consultants

1145 – 1245 hours

M&E Concepts, Measuring Impact and Evaluation of Effectiveness in Consultation (Tools)

1245 - 1345 hours

LUNCH BREAK

1345 - 1415 hours

Techniques and Tools used in Evaluating consultancies

1415 - 1500 hours

Creating Checklists for consultation process, resources, techniques, and measurement tools

FACILITATION SESSIONS

DAY 5: 18 December 2020

TIME

EVENT

0800 – 0830 hours

Participants registration and login to Zoom

0830 - 0845 hours

Recap

0845 - 0915 hours

Learning Theory and How Adults Learn

0915 - 1000 hours

Emotional Intelligence
Facilitation Styles

1000 - 1015 hours

TEA/COFFEE BREAK

1015 - 1100 hours

Training Needs Analysis

1100 - 1130 hours

Designing Training Programmes/Facilitations

1130 - 1200 hours

Techniques and Tools for Effective Facilitation

1200 -1230 hours

Key Facilitation Skills

1230-1300 hours

Experiences of Consulting and Facilitating

1300 - 1400 hours

LUNCH BREAK

1400 - 1430 hours

Evaluation and Validation of Training

1430 - 1445 hours

Feedback and wrap up

1445 - 1500 hours

Closing Remarks