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Facilitation Skills and Moderation

Dates: April 12-16, 2021

You are looking for the ONLINE training course “Facilitation Skills and Moderation”? Please click here: November 16-20, 2020



Facilitation is a working method which plays an increasingly important role in professional everyday life. In facilitated processes the factual and the emotional relationship level are equally important. A professional facilitator must be able to shape both levels simultaneously and evenly to create a constructive and open-minded atmosphere in working groups. The focus of this training course is on the „how“ - giving the participants concrete suggestions for practical use.

Course Objectives

The participants learn how they can effectively chair a meeting and facilitate teams and groups in a results-oriented manner. They are provided with proven methods, tips and techniques for facilitating meetings and sessions effectively. They will increase their self-confidence as facilitators.

Course Content

  • The role of a facilitator
  • Preparing a facilitation
  • Conducting a facilitation
  • The course of facilitation
  • Facilitation methods
  • Dealing with problems in meetings
  • After the facilitation

Course Methods

The focus of the course is on practical exercises. The participants are invited to practise facilitation and to experience themselves in the role of a facilitator.

They are provided with tools and techniques in order to be able to conduct a meeting or session as facilitator.

Target Group

Participants should be familiar with basic communication skills such as active listening and constructive communication.


Monika Boutros Fischer

Monika Boutros-Fischer is a committed and experienced trainer, facilitator and coach with more than 25 years of experience working in Africa, Middle East, Asia and Germany. She loves working with groups, teams and individuals. Her motto is: practice what you preach - with a good sense of humour.

General information

The training course takes place at the Centre for Rural Development (SLE), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Course hours are from 9.00 am until 5.00 pm from Monday to Friday unless otherwise noted.

The tuition fee is 875,- euros per participant.
This includes:

- 5-day training course

- Catering during coffee breaks

- Photo-Documentation

- Certificate of participation

Individual costs for travel, accommodation, visa fees, insurance and personal allowances are not included.

Apply now through the online enrolment form!

Contact Details

Ms Annika Buchholz, SLE TRAINING Programme Manager

Tel.:       +49 (0) 30 20 93 46 881

Email:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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“The training I attended really enhanced my professional development.” & “SLE is a unique platform for intensive training.”

say two former participants who filled in our alumni questionnaire in 2017.  



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