DawsonReed Meeting Facilitation

By: Dawsonreed  09-12-2011
Keywords: Strategic Planning, business process

The art and science of facilitation is used in management, training, project leadership and so on. Our experience shows that using a facilitator in the right places helps organizations reach their goals.

A great facilitator controls the meeting process permitting the participants to focus on the content resulting in meetings staying on track and attaining their desired outcome.

Our Approach

We use group facilitation only where it make sense both for the project and the organization.

We have a purposeful approach that is different than some facilitators. We believe in keeping professional settings professional. There are some "activities" that are better left out of a professional environment. We don't use activities for the sake of it. If there's not a concrete outcome of using an activity, we don't do it. 

We couple facilitation with a variety of other approaches to achieve desired outcomes. In some cases, one-on-one interviews or a stand up meeting may be more appropriate than a facilitated meeting. Ultimately, we tailor our approach to ensure success.

Application Areas 

We have experience conducting several different types of facilitated meetings and workshops.  Some of these are:

  • Business Process Re-engineering
  • Joint Application Design (JAD)
  • Strategic Planning
  • SWOT Analysis and Planning
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Brainstorming Solutions and Opportunities
  • Project Planning
  • Project Training

Keywords: business process, Strategic Planning

Other products and services from Dawsonreed

09-12-2011

DawsonReed Professional Services

Our Business Process Consulting is unique, not only because we are experienced in all the Business Process Knowledge Areas, but also because we are experts at communicating between business teams and technology teams. We have performed each of these knowledge areas extensively and have found that performing all of them together enables the best solutions to real business problems.


09-12-2011

DawsonReed Consulting

Are you contemplating changes, but unsure how your internal staff of project managers and business analysts will handle the change, yet you want to continue to build that internal expertise. Our primary service is Business Process Assessment, Analysis and Improvement, however there are tools and techniques that go into making that a success.