Why Invest In Professional Facilitation Training?

Structured facilitation skills increase confidence and effectiveness when leading meetings, workshops, and presentations. Professional facilitation skills produce higher quality, consensual deliverables that help you and your organization excel! You learn through extensive practicing HOW TO:

  • Lead focused discussions, keep meetings on track, and get everyone to contribute rather than doing “who knows what” on their mobile devices.
  • Manage conflict, ”problem people”, dysfunctional behavior, and mitigate political resistance.
  • Prevent meeting scope creep and extended ramblings unrelated to your meeting objectives and deliverable.
  • Transform meeting cultures where your participants show up unprepared, disinterested, or unvested.

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MG Rush Professional Facilitation Training

Why Train With MG RUSH?

WORLD CLASS INSTRUCTION

You learn with practitioners and experts! At MG RUSH we never hire part-time contractors to teach our classes. 

IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE

The truth about meeting facilitation: You don’t learn how to facilitate when the instructor’s lips are moving. 80% of your class time is devoted to demonstration and practice.

RELEVANT CURRICULUM

Our structured curriculum derives from experience, research, and innovative thinking that fully compliments the purpose of meetings found in Agile, Kanban, Lean, SAFe, Scrum, waterfall, and various strategic planning frameworks.

INDIVIDUAL FEEDBACK

Honest, comprehensive daily feedback helps you improve immediately. We won’t lie to you, we’ll make you better.

CERTIFICATION CREDITS

In addition to qualifying as an MG RUSH Certified Structured Facilitator, students who successfully complete our training qualify for up to 40 CDUs (IIBA), 40 PDUs (PMI), 40 SEUs (Scrum) and receive the necessary training to stand for their IAF (International Association of Facilitators) certification. (See individual class descriptions for credits.) We confer 3.2 CEUs for other professions.

100% GUARANTEED

We’re so sure our passion around facilitation skills and facilitation training surpasses any other, we guarantee that if you’re not 100% satisfied, we’ll refund your tuition.

“Thanks so much for an enlightening experience. Course format is aggressive but in a good way. Absolutely fantastic!  Your knowledge of the field is encyclopedic.  WOW !!”   – R.M., Process Improvement/Process Consulting Specialist  (see more…)

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About MG RUSH Professional Facilitation Training

In 2004, Morgan Madison and Company acquired the rights to the FAST Facilitation technique, as well as the exclusive use of the MG RUSH identity. Building on JAD, FAST, and other facilitation and leadership approaches we created an enhanced, holistic, robust, and structured facilitation technique that continues to evolve, reflecting today’s organizations: agile, distributed, electronic, and multicultural inclusiveness.

The MG RUSH Professional Facilitation technique fills gaps left by other facilitation techniques, placing a strong emphasis on consensus building, decision quality, inclusiveness, planning, requirements gathering, and project management excellence. In short, MG RUSH ensures that your organization run more useful meetings and workshops.

OUR MISSION

To make it easier for others to add value through

plans that are aligned,

decisions that resonate,

and analysis that reflects market conditions.

Today, MG RUSH Professional Facilitation Training has served thousands of companies, including some of the most recognizable in the world. Course participants come from a variety of backgrounds: advisors, analysts, arbitrators, consultants, directors, mediators, officers, planners, product owners, professors, program and project managers, quality experts, scrum masters, specialists, and team leads of various sorts.

Simply put, we are the acknowledged leader in facilitating more valuable meetings. (Take a look at our recent testimonials page.)

MG Rush Facilitation Training and Coaching

MG RUSH Professional Facilitation Training

  • is the only class on structured facilitation endorsed by the Scrum Alliance, PMI, and IIBA.
  • is the first and only class on structured facilitation to be offered in Amsterdam, Anchorage, Atyrau, Bangkok, Doha, Jakarta, Lagos, London, Luanda, and other sites worldwide.
  • is used in over 3,000 companies and 50 countries.
  • is the only company to leverage the power of the holarchy to structure alignment throughout an organization and enterprise.
  • has staged a range of facilitation classes, including our 5-day Professional Facilitation Training, our 3-day Facilitation Fundamentals Training, our 2.5 day Agile Facilator Trainingand an incredibly flexible curriculum called CHOICESM  (enabling you to customize facilitation training to fit your organization’s budget, needs, and timing). ENROLL NOW

Facilitation versus Facilitating

At MG RUSH, we shift the thinking of our participants from facilitation (as a noun or a static way of being) to facilitating (as a verb or a dynamic way of doing)—making it easier for meeting participants to collaborate, leading to more informed decisions. Facilitating requires speaking with people rather than at them. Facilitating creates an environment that builds teamwork and innovation. Facilitating stimulates and inspires people and cultures.

We build competence around structured facilitating—getting participants to improve . . .MG RUSH Facilitation Training

  • How to think about group decision-making
  • Skills such as active listening, clear speaking, keen observing, and precise challenging 
  • Being content-neutral; passionate about results, yet unbiased about path
  • Stressing the importance of your holarchy (ie, organizational goal alignment)

Through our Professional Facilitation Training, participants develop consciousness about the challenges and differences of becoming a facilitative leader–that extends above and beyond traditional leadership, so that groups and teams realize the full potential of commitment, consensus, ownership, and responsibility.

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MG Rush Professional Facilitation Training
  • MG RUSH alumni have been promoted to become leaders and executives around the world.
  • Our Professional Facilitation Training has become more widely used and accepted than any other structured facilitation technique.
  • The ongoing growth of facilitation in Northern Europe, Asia, and the Middle East is directly related to our alumni.
  • PLUS: MG RUSH Alumni enjoy access to hundreds of proven facilitation tools and resources. A sampling of these are available in our Facilitator Resources tab. ENROLL NOW