Global Facilitation Training

Features of this course

Event Overview

In today’s fast-paced business world, organizations are increasingly looking to facilitators to make it easier for work teams to achieve their meeting and project goals. Successful facilitators balance effective communications, problem-solving and planning skills to guide the group process with an objective and neutral perspective to preserve an inclusive environment for honest dialogue, creative ideation and quality decision making.

Additionally, the ability to do this in English is now a common requirement.

This program is an opportunity for participants to learn the facilitation skills required in meetings and discussions through exercises that simulate members from different cultural backgrounds, while also experiencing the actual role of facilitator.


  • Deepen your awareness of the role and importance of facilitators in managing teams and organizations
  • Understand cross-cultural influences when running meetings and teams
  • Understand and practice the three key facilitation skill
  • Get feedback on your facilitation skills through group exercises
  • Identify future actions to implement for an upcoming meeting in your company


Day 1
The Impact of Culture
  • Influence of culture on business
  • Iceberg model of culture
  • Cultural Dimensions model: GlobeSmart
Teams & Facilitation
  • Global facilitator’s role and befits to the team
  • Practice activity
Meeting Preparation & Facilitation
  • Ground Rules
  • Facilitator’s role and active listening
  • Conflict to consensus
  • Role-play activity
Day 2
Useful Discussion Tools
  • Learn and practice how to apply key tools
  • Activity using Process Mapping
Main Role-play Activity
  • Practice all facilitation skills through the problem-solving role-play
  • Debrief & Review
Review & Warp-up
  • Confirm learnings and post-training personal action steps.
    *Each section will have time for review and feedback as appropriate, with participants taking turns practicing the facilitator role.
On-demand Module: GlobeSmart
Participants will gain global awareness and cross-cultural competency through the GlobeSmart Profile, an assessment tool developed by Aperian Global, Inc., to be able to respond flexibly in cross-cultural situations.

Who Should Attend

  • Those who need to effectively manage discussions, meetings, and organizations in English
  • Those for whom English is a second language and who experience challenges communicating in English on the job
  • Project leaders and project promotion teams
  • Persons in charge of human resource development

Outline of the event

Date & Time

February 2-3, 2023
*Program time: 9:30 – 15:30
(Reception opens at 9:20)


This session will be held via Zoom
*Access URL will be provided after your enrollment.


Justin Hollingworth

People Focus Consulting
Senior Consultant

Born in England, Justin has many years of experience in corporate training program development and management, both in Japan and abroad, including curriculum development at university level. He has delivered a wide range of programs from leadership development to communication skills.




JPY 94,600 (tax included)   
*Workbook and Assessment is included


Maximum 16 people 
*Minimum enrollment is 4 people.

How to Enroll


People Focus Consulting