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BSC Class: Advanced Facilitation Skills - Growing Your Confidence as a Facilitator

Be Social Change

Monday, March 20, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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Join Be Social Change on Monday, March 20th from 7PM to 9PM for Advanced Facilitation Skills - Growing Your Confidence as a Facilitator with Kristina Drury, Founder and Creative Director of TYTHEdesign.

Are you looking to strengthen your ability to guide collaborative group sessions and establish yourself as a leader along the way? Increase productivity, team collaboration, and efficiency as a leader by building your confidence and skills as a facilitator.

The second class in a two-part series, this course focuses on how to plan and run a successful facilitated session, highlighting strategies and techniques for successful group dynamics. In a participatory activity, TYTHE models troubleshooting approaches and specific tools to ease difficult situations. Gain an understanding of your own facilitation style and how to increase your confidence in this unique role. With specific examples, tailored techniques and a participatory activity, this class will bridge the gap between theory and practice.

This class builds upon Intro to Facilitation - Fundamentals in Becoming an Effective Facilitator (Monday, March 6th 7-9PM). Prior attendance is recommended, but not required if you are familiar with facilitation and co-creation.


What You'll Learn

  • Strategies and techniques for being a strong facilitator and leader

  • How to anticipate and plan for the attendees of the session

  • Strategies to manage the timeline and output of activities

  • Activities that demonstrate participatory design and collaboration

  • Techniques to anticipate and navigate tricky group dynamics before and during session

  • Frameworks for collecting and sharing back the information from your session


Who This Class Is For

  • Individuals interested in facilitation, new to the role or looking for a refresher on the basics

  • Individuals from all professional or educational backgrounds interested in developing their group management and leadership skills

  • Managers looking for tools to activate collaboration within their teams

  • Professionals working in community engagement or beginning community engagement projects or programs

  • Individuals looking to add creative thinking methodology to their work



*Doors open at 6:45 PM, class starts at 7:00 PM sharp*




Kristina Drury (@TYTHEdesign) founder of TYTHEdesign, is a social entrepreneur, designer and educator. TYTHE, a social impact firm, uses the lens of design and strategy to support organizations build their capacity in the social good community. Under her leadership TYTHE has increased the community impact of over 75 local and global social good organizations including the NYC Dept. of Education, Citi Community Development, Public Policy Lab and California State Library System. Recently, Kristina has been named a UNDP Innovation Expert. Prior to starting TYTHE, Kristina co-led the nonprofit Project H and worked in corporate social responsibility consulting. As an educator she has taught classes, workshops and training to build the capacity of over 600 change-makers, leaders, and entrepreneurs. Her teaching and speaking experience includes engagements at the Clinton Global Initiative University, Cooper-Hewitt Museum and New Museum’s Ideas City Festival.

You can learn about Kristina’s current work here and find out more about her background here.



The Centre for Social Innovation (@csiSL) is a home for nonprofits and social entrepreneurs in New York City. They’re building a movement of passionate people committed to a better world. Learn more at






Refund Policy: Refunds can be issued in full up to 48 hours prior to the start of the class by contacting Be Social Change.

Have questions about BSC Class: Advanced Facilitation Skills - Growing Your Confidence as a Facilitator? Contact Be Social Change

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Centre for Social Innovation
601 West 26th Street
New York, NY 10001

Monday, March 20, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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Be Social Change is New York's largest social impact community with a mission to educate and connect the next generation of purpose-driven professionals, entrepreneurs, and creatives. Through professional and personal development classes, community-building events, and resource-sharing tools, we empower people from all sectors and industries to pursue meaningful work and create lives that make the world a better place. Learn more >>

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