VIRTUAL TOOLBOX - FOR BETTER MEETINGS ONLINE
Online training to discover and experience innovative, effective, and engaging online facilitation methods and collaboration tools for your nonprofit team and board.
For Better Online Meetings
Powerful and creative online facilitation techniques for your teams and volunteer leaders
The Virtual Toolbox is an experimental and interactive online training to experience proven and interactive methods and facilitation techniques for your organization. The course will provide online learning experiences on Zoom, Jamboard, and Mural - an online visual and collaborative whiteboard and canvas - and other online innovative platforms.
Learn and experience how to transform the online space and how you work with teams and clients. Integrate new online practices that can achieve more in less time and get you to the outcomes and action steps needed to move forward.
In 2-5 facilitated live half-day (2.0-2.5 hrs.) engaging, fast-paced and fun training sessions you will dive into the "Liberating Structures" facilitation framework - a toolbox that will unlock the potential for you and your work.
The course will introduce you to techniques that help build meaningful peer-to-peer connections, foster collaboration, reveal insights, discover and share, and develop effective strategies.
Learn how to end boring and unproductive online meetings that everyone complains about. Because virtual meetings are prone to
staff and volunteer leaders checking-out
lack of participation
not tapping into everyone’s brainpower
being not inclusive
making it harder to share and feel safe
You Will Leave This Training With
Hands-on and engaging tools and facilitation methods for online meetings
Alternatives to typical video conferencing
Skills to facilitate productive and meaningful meetings and experiences online
Confidence in changing your meeting dynamics
New online possibilities on Zoom, Jamboard, and Mural
Not required: prior experience with online collaboration platforms such as Jamboard or Mural
Required: learning mindset, curiosity, team-spirit!!
Required: participation in all workshop units
Tech requirements: stable internet connection, webcam/video, input feature (keyboard), ipad/computer/laptop/notebook
What Participants Have Been Saying
"Thanks, Tanja, was great. Really got me thinking and excited about all this online facilitation!" Vincent B.
"Thanks for this great session Tanja Sarett and your detailed preparation of the whiteboard and your patience in explaining tools to less experienced participants." Michael S.
"I can't thank you enough for yesterday and plan to use these activities with large groups of teachers and other employees ... would love to figure out other ways to do more!" Connie J.
"Amazing session Tanja. Thank you for facilitating this event and providing practical tips, advice, and materials." Donald P.