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Basic Group Facilitation Skills

SLMS Course Code



All New York State Employees


Participants will explore essential group facilitation concepts and the steps used to prepare for effective basic group facilitation. Examples of when group facilitation would be used include conflict resolution, strategic planning, or consensus building. Throughout the course, participants will be given the opportunity to enhance their skills through group discussion and practice.


  • Essential group facilitation concepts
  • Preparing for basic group facilitation
  • Process tools and techniques
  • Addressing challenges in group facilitation
  • Additional tools for facilitators


One and a half days