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Group Facilitator TrainingUMExtended Courses | Professional Development Series | Team Facilitator Training

Become a more effective facilitator while learning about your own strengths and blind spots.  

Date: Mon & Tues, Sept 16-17 and Mon & Tues, Sept 23-24
Time: 8:00 - 5:00 pm
Location: University of Montana campus
James E. Todd Building
Hours of Instruction: 30
Course Fee: $775
Registration: Register Now
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Course Description:

This four-day course has been offered to thousands of corporate and non-profit managers and leaders who are responsible for increasing the effectiveness of small groups in their respective organizations. It is designed to assist individuals who are responsible for facilitating work groups, project and design teams, business associations, and nonprofit boards and teams. This course will also be a valuable learning experience for those desiring to learn how to more effectively manage small group processes and enhance decision-making in a variety of settings. The skills learned will be useful in a wide variety of business and voluntary association settings.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to more effectively facilitate small group processes, including:

  • Building consensus decisions
  • Leading, facilitating, and managing effective meetings
  • Handling conflict
  • Knowing when to intervene in small group processes
  • Understanding individual differences
  • Understanding the importance of organizational culture
  • Developing teams, roles, and responsibilities

Participants who successfully complete the course will receive 3.0 CEUs and a certificate of completion.

Steve McArthur, Professional Development Team Facilitator InstructorAbout the Instructor: Steve McArthur

Steve is an independent management consultant who, for the last 14 years, has worked under the business name McArthur Consulting. He has lived in Missoula since 2000 and hails from East Tennessee, where for ten years he was a consultant with Tennessee Associates International, a quality management consulting firm. Steve’s areas of expertise focus on the “Human Side of Enterprise” and include Facilitation, Team Building, Leadership Assessment and Development, Culture Assessment, and Strategic Planning. He has worked with a number of Fortune 500 companies in North America as well as internationally. Locally, Steve facilitates the opening and ending retreats for the Leadership Missoula program through the Chamber of Commerce and is the facilitator for the Staff Ambassador Program at the University of Montana. He has worked with a wide variety of for profit and nonprofit organizations. 

  • School of Extended & Lifelong Learning
  • The University of Montana
  • 32 Campus Drive
  • Missoula, MT  59812
  • Phone: (406) 243-2900
  • Fax: (406) 243-2047
  • Email: sell@umontana.edu