Facilitation Workshops and Certification with ICA Associates


Prepare to become a Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF) recognized by the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) by taking these three courses from Sask Polytech:

  • Group Facilitation
  • Meetings That Work
  • Professional Client Collaboration

These 3 courses offered address all competencies assessed by the IAF to become a Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF).

Learn how to create collaborative client relationships, plan appropriate group processes, create and sustain participatory environments, guide groups to appropriate and useful outcomes, build and maintain professional knowledge, and model a positive professional attitude.

After completing these courses, you will require a competency-based assessment by the IAF to become a Certified Professional Facilitator.

Group Facilitation and Meetings that Work workshops can also be offered in a customized environment. For more information on the new facilitation program or workshops, please contact:

Linda O’Halloran
Continuing Education Consultant
Saskatchewan Polytechnic – Regina Campus
306-775-7480 or

Complete these ICA Associates courses with Sask Polytech at a substantial savings. ICA Associates is a facilitation, training and research organization that provides effective participatory skill delivery across Canada.

Become a great facilitator by using the most powerful facilitation methods and processes available. Learn the approaches to clear thinking, sound decisions, solid consensus and open dialogue using ICA’s Focused Conversation Method and the Consensus Workshop Method. This course will make an immediate difference in your understanding and practice of facilitation. Get increased engagement, more commitment and authentic ownership of collaborative results. Call 306-775-7480 for more info.

(includes GST and materials), 14 hours/2 sessions
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
November 21, 2016 - November 22, 2016
Mon, Tue - 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Room: 241
Registration deadline: November 20, 2016
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$835.00ReginaCRN: 201602-71
Learn how to plan, design and facilitate effective meetings and agendas using a participatory environment and teamwork. Discover the tools that ensure group decision-making is effective and positive. Manage difficult situations and develop a sense of teamwork among members. Use ICA’s templates and techniques to increase participation and group productivity in all types of meetings. Call 306-775-7480 for more information.

(includes GST and materials), 14 hours/2 sessions
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
November 23, 2016 - November 24, 2016
Wed, Thu - 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Room: 241
Registration deadline: November 22, 2016
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$835.00ReginaCRN: 201602-72
Professional facilitators must lead large programs and long term interventions. Learn to manage with confidence and collaboratively with your client using practical appoaches and skills to assess, design, contract and manage events. Using case studies and best practices, develop working partnerships; assess organizational environments; model professional boundaries and use creative approaches to successfully facilitate large programs.

Prerequisites: Group Facilitation (FATR 1604)

Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
May 10, 2017 - May 11, 2017
Wed, Thu - 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Room: 241
Registration deadline: May 9, 2017
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$835.00ReginaCRN: 201604-136