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Facilitation Skills Training
By Donald V. McCain, Deborah D. Tobey
Facilitation skills are critical for today’s successful business leaders, managers, and learning professionals. Do your key leaders and managers have the skills needed to be great facilitators? This book is your all-in-one train-the-trainer resource to help guide development of one and two-day instructor-led courses in this vital business and organizational skill. Facilitation Skills Training demonstrates step-by-step how to set up effective training from creating an effective learning environment to the effective use of media in the class. Skills practice exercises are also part of this practical guide. Background information from learning theory to handling difficult participants is also provided. The book includes everything you need for success plus a CD-ROM with all learning activities, handouts, assessments, training instruments, and tools for immediate application.
Donald V. McCain
Don McCain is founder and principal of Performance Advantage Group and has more than 28 years of corporate consulting experience. He has authored three books as well as numerous articles in industry journals. He holds a BS in business administration, an MA in divinity, an MS in business administration, and a PhD in education and HRD from Vanderbilt University.
Deborah D. Tobey
Deborah Tobey has 20 years experience in the human resources and development field and is principal of a solo consulting practice in human and organization performance improvement. She works with client organizations in consulting skills development and systems. Her clients include Fortune 500 organizations in the manufacturing, finance, health care, and service sectors. She has a BA in English and an MA in student personnel administration and counseling, as well as a PhD in HRD from Vanderbilt University. She is author of two other titles published by ASTD Press and a frequent lecturer.