You’ve probably wondered how to facilitate meetings and workshops remotely. How to minimise unnecessary meetings, make decisions together quickly, and prioritise the tasks that really deliver the best value? How to maintain good energy and engage people behind the screens? Welcome to Remote Facilitation Basics Course where you’ll learn practical tips and everything you need to know to be a great facilitator.

Help your team work better together

Remote Facilitation Basics Course suits anyone who facilitates processes or workshops remotely. The aim of the course is to increase the experts' skills and confidence in remote facilitation and to provide tools to support the work. During the course you’ll receive method templates that you can use in your work during and after the course.

Remote work needs solid remote facilitation skills

Have you experienced the following challenges while working remotely:

  • The amount of meetings has increased, there's too many of them or they are not efficient
  • Ideation together has decreased
  • Collaboration, co-creating requires more effort
  • Engagement levels are low and it's difficult to motivate people to participate
  • Teamwork and communication are harder 
  • Remote facilitation, moderation and holding workshops remotely are challenging

Don't worry! It's possible to tackle these challenges. You don't have to study yet another degree to become a great facilitator. This online course offers very simple and concrete methods for succeeding in any situation that needs facilitation.

Break the myths and learn best practises

Learn how you can use facilitation skills in your day-to-day work and how to make your team work better.

Choose the most suitable virtual tools for your needs

You'll be guided step by step on how you can choose the most suitable virtual whiteboard and video call services for your needs.

You'll receive a bunch of useful templates to make your work smoother

The course offers a wide range of materials that you can use in planning and executing workshops that are both efficient and engaging.

Course structure

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  1. Basics of remote facilitation
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  2. Tools for remote facilitation
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  3. How to plan remote facilitation
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  4. How to perform remote facilitation
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Are you ready to learn the basics of remote facilitation?

Your coaches on this course

Vitali Gusatinsky

Vitali is a wizard of user-centered design! He has designed user interfaces since he was young and worked as a lead designer of mobile and web services for projects such as MTV Media, Maaseudun Tulevaisuus, Visma Solutions and Microsoft. Vitali has coached companies of all sizes in UX / UI design, design thinking and led design workshops. He has taught design to both developers and non-technical staff at LAB University of Applied Sciences.

Satu Heikinheimo

Satu is an expert in service design and an ambassador of design. She is also a professional host and moderator.

Satu has worked in business development, marketing and coaching positions in various industries. She has a wide understanding of what makes teams work with her background in as recruitment, as an entrepreneur program manager, as a business development manager in spatial and architecture industry, as well as in the IT sector. She’s taught design thinking and service design to professionals in a variety of fields, from HR managers to entrepreneurs.

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