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Design facilitation skills are increasingly in demand, but rarely taught. In 2015, we will offer a number of opportunities to participate in these unique two-day workshops. Learn how to lead design-thinking activities and help groups develop solutions to big, interconnected problems at one of these sessions led by design strategist Renna Al-Yassini. "Facilitation: by Design" will offer resources, strategies and valuable insights in leading design thinking collaborations, including:
The hands-on workshops will also address a variety of situations commonly faced by facilitators:
We will teach you how to successfully lead diverse groups of stakeholders through design-thinking exercises and develop solutions to complex problems. Whether you’re leading internal teams or workshops with clients, you’ll gain confidence facilitating collaborative sessions and learn new techniques, resources and insights to enhance your professional skill set. View photos and hear what past participants had to say about "Facilitation: by Design" by reading their testimonials here.
Day one8:30 a.m. Check-in and catered breakfast9:00 a.m. Workshop begins1:00 p.m. Catered lunch5:00 p.m. Workshop concludes for the dayDay two8:30 a.m. Catered breakfast9:00 a.m. Workshop begins1:00 p.m. Catered lunch5:00 p.m. Workshop concludes
Workshop registrations include continental breakfast and catered lunch each day. Attendees are responsible for covering the cost of transportation and lodging, as well as evening meals. See the Lodging page for hotel and transportation options.
AIGA works with a pool of qualified instructors who are well versed in facilitating interdisciplinary problem-solving sessions with community groups as well as clients. Lead instructors include Renna Al-Yassini, Maggie Breslin and Mathan Ratinam. Read more about our workshop instructors here.
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AIGA refund policy for workshop fees can be found using the workshop registration links listed above
The workshop is subject to cancellation or change. Liability is
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Since June 2013, Facilitation: by Design has visited five cities across the country and received outstanding reviews from attendees. View photos and hear what past participants had to say about this two-day workshop.
The following hotels are recommended for “ Facilitation: by Design” workshop attendees traveling from out-of-town. All hotels
are located within a short distance of the workshop venues.
Facilitation: by Design Presenters
AIGA works with a pool of qualified instructors who are well versed in facilitating interdisciplinary problem-solving sessions with community groups as well as clients. Lead instructors include:
Renna Al-Yassini , project lead, Adaptive Path; seni
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