Reading Time: 2 minutes BarCamp facilitation is an un-invited, open un-conference like open space. Everyone can attend, all attendees are encouraged to present or facilitate a session or otherwise contribute to the event.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Solution Focus Facilitation is goal oriented, targeting the desired outcome of the session as a solution rather than focusing on the symptoms or issues that brought the participants to the session. This technique emphasises present and future circumstances and desires over past experiences.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Collective Mind-Mapping facilitation creates a collective and collaborative, commonly shareable mind map.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Fishbowl facilitation is a simple, effective alternative to a plenum discussion. In combining large group facilitation with small group discussions, fishbowl creates a vivid and spontaneous discussion format. One advantage of a fishbowl facilitation is that it is suitable for large groups. It also lessens distinctions between the speakers and the audience.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Wisdom Council is a large group (500+) facilitation — e.g. for business and non-profit organisations, government agencies, towns, cities, and nations — to address and solve difficult issues together. A Wisdom Council is a one-time, randomly-selected group of stakeholders who produce a consensus statement which is made available to the larger group for further dialogue and action. Wisdom Councils are most powerful when they are done periodically.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Innovation Games® are on real-time focused, collaborative games to engage customers and stakeholders. Playing the games is like generating feedback about a product or service. With Innovation Games you accurately predict what your customers want, need, and will pay for.
Reading Time: 4 minutes LEGO® Serious Play (LSP) is a facilitated method for strategic decision-making and problem resolution in business environments. Workshop results are always directly aligned to the business goals in focus and can be used next day at the work floor immediately. Workshop participants are all equally involved in finding the business solutions.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Future Search facilitation is a task-focused, future planning conference that helps people transform their capability for action very quickly. In a Future Search, 30-64 diverse stakeholders — a cross-section of people concerned with the activities of the Organisation or community undertaking the search, collaborate on their common future. They take ownership of their past, present, and future, and confirm their mutual values, and commit to action plans grounded in reality.
Reading Time: 3 minutes ProAction Café is a facilitation for action-oriented, creative, and inspirational conversations. The participants are invited to share their questions (around projects, or seed ideas) and get input from others. ProAction Café moves from questions to actions by providing space for creativity and getting deeper input (deeper questions, knowledge, experience) from others.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Open Space Technology is a highly scalable and adaptable facilitation method to enable all kinds of people, in any kind of organisation, to create inspired meetings and events. It relies strongly on self-organisation of the group of participants.