OD CPD Event: Working with Large Groups Workshop
OD CPD Event: Working with Large Groups Workshop

Date: 28 March 2018

Time: 09:00 AM to 04:30 PM

Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes

Venue: Palatine House, Belmont Business Park, Durham, DH1 1TW


North East Organisational Development Network

Leadership Dimensions:


Working with Large Groups

This workshop is aimed at people working change, transformation or organisation development who already have some skills in designing and facilitating change interventions and meetings who want to

  • Understand the principles, theories and processes that support successful large group working Design a large group intervention
  • Plan a transformation that will need to engage many key stakeholders
  • Develop their skills in facilitating large groups
  • Learn new tools and techniques when working with larger groups
  • Gain skills in reading large group dynamics and intervening successful

The workshop will be a dynamic combination of input of principles and models and you will have the opportunity to

  • Share your own stories
  • Create a design using the Meeting Canoe
  • Practice key facilitation skills

BY the end of the session participants will, feel more confident with large groups, and in particular will understand: 

  • What a large group is and what makes it different
  • How to set large groups up for success by working with a participative design process
  • How to Use ‘The Meeting Canoe’ to think about the flow of a large meeting
  • What to pay attention to when facilitating a large group
  • How to continue to develop expertise
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