Graphic Facilitation – an Introduction

This day will introduce you to the basic techniques and skills involved in doing graphic facilitation. Learn how to use a BIG piece of paper and a handful of pens to create a memorable summary of your training day,team meeting or your work with young people and families. Learn how to harvest the essence of an event in a visual representation.

Course Category

Person Centred Planning
Inclusion

Description

This day will introduce you to the basic techniques and skills involved in doing graphic facilitation. Learn how to use a BIG piece of paper and a handful of pens to create a memorable summary of your training day,team meeting or your work with young people and families. Learn how to harvest the essence of an event in a visual representation. This is a ‘hands on’ interactive day built around demonstrations of graphic facilitation, coaching and the chance to try things out. Ideal for teams who can then go on together to practice, practice, practice.

Testimonials

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Learning Objectives

  1. To introduce you to the basic skills of graphic facilitation – no previous experience is needed
  2. To develop your capacity to ‘listen under the words’ and draw out the deeper messages
  3. To help you suspend your self-doubt – “I can’t draw!” and rediscover your capacity to create an effective visual representation of a meeting/training day/conversation etc

Who Is It For ?

  • Anyone who wants to add a new visual dimension to their training/teaching
  • People who want to learn new ways of facilitating group problem solving
  • Leaders who want to inject fresh energy into team meetings and other planning processes
  • People who are learning about Person Centred Planning and want to strengthen their graphic facilitation skills within this
  • Anyone who works with groups to create shared visions of their future

Course Content

The day will introduce you to the fundamentals of graphic facilitation and will include the following topics:

  • Pens, Pastels and Paper – what you will need to get started
  • The basic ‘grammar’ of graphic facilitation; the essential shapes, using colour, images, lettering, words, creating connection
  • How to listen for the essence of what is being said and translate this into visual language
  • A chance to do it live – with coaching

If you liked this course you may well like:

Facilitation Skills: Person Centred Planning

Contact Us

Colin Newton

0115 955 6045

Doug and Maggie

01473 437590

dnewton123@ntlworld.com

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Mapperley
Nottingham
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