This guide is intended to be a practical introduction to approaches and practices we use at SESYNC in facilitating synthesis meetings, trainings, and workshops to help improve teamwork processes.
- Part 1 gives an overview of different facilitative roles and provides considerations to bear in mind if you will be working with an external facilitator or asking a member of your team to help.
- Part 2 covers steps to take before a meeting begins, whether you are preparing to facilitate for a full meeting or a single session.
- Part 3 presents common techniques and practices that you can use during meetings, from establishing ground rules and managing time to checking in and seeking feedback.
- Part 4 shares some advice for reflecting, debriefing, and continuing to work with teams after the meeting is finished.
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Interdisciplinary Graduate Training in Sustainability Guide
The Toolbox Initiative: An Approach to Facilitating Discussion Among Interdisciplinary Teams
Making room and moving over: Knowledge co-production, Indigenous knowledge sovereignty and the politics of global environmental change decision-making
Article published in Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability