Introduction to Facilitating and Producing Participatory Virtual Events

Improve your online engagement by building your virtual facilitation skills. With the aid of this course, you’ll be able to get the most out of virtual opportunities and spaces, and improve peer engagement and participation.

Course Description

This introductory course on facilitating and producing participatory virtual events aims to help you boost your online participation and engagement.

During this course our experienced facilitators will discuss the challenges that come with virtual facilitation, and share helpful tips and tricks to help you make the most out of online spaces.  

By the end of this course you’ll be equipped with the necessary tools and skills to produce and facilitate virtual events and meetings.

Course Level: Beginner to intermediate

How will this help you?

This course helps you to get the most out of your online engagements.

The course will help you to:

  • Improve your understanding of the role of a facilitator/producer of virtual events or meetings
  • Design amazing virtual events that inspire participants
  • Identify and use a range of useful tools to optimize participation and collaboration
  • Sharpen your online practice with practical tools and tips to address common challenges

What the course will cover

This course will cover the four stages of the facilitation process and highlights the key considerations of a virtual facilitator/producer.

It should be noted that while the course is focused on Zoom, the principles, tools, and techniques that you’ll be equipped with have widespread application.

Module Process

Here is a list of modules covered:

Module 1: Designing and preparing an online facilitation process

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Module 2: Convening and onboarding participants

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Module 3: Conduct the session

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Module 4: Ending the session

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Course Options

Our methods are interactive and you will learn by applying concepts to real life case studies.  See more about our methodology here.

What you will receive: A certificate after completion of course, manual and list of useful resources

Next public course:



Course cost from:




$90 -150 / ZAR 1280-00 – 2140 excl. VAT*  

Inhouse Course

We can design an in-house course for you with case studies and exercises tailor made to your organisation and projects.

“I met a lot of new online tools to use for virtual facilitation. I love the fact that we were allowed to use the platforms as the session was going on so as to get a basic understanding.”