Course Dates

Registrations Open for Group Facilitation Methods

ToP Module 1+ Group Facilitation Methods
29 April – 1 May 2020

Cancelled due to covid-19. If you have registered, you will be offered a transfer to the September course, or a full refund.

ToP Module 5 Principled Influencing and Negotiating
24 – 26 June 2020

Module 5 focuses on dialogue skills for one-on-one and group work, within a context of respecting the uniqueness of each person and developing as a facilitative leader. We will encourage you to approach ‘dealing with difficult people’ by understanding the holistic nature of the human being (Te Tuakiri o te Tangata) and developing a suite of useful micro-skills to enhance your inter-personal engagement. This advanced course is open to any trainee who has completed Module 1 Group Facilitation Methods either with us in NZ or at a ToP course overseas.

ToP Module 1+ Group Facilitation Methods
2 – 4 September 2020

If you have never done a Technology of Participation (ToP) facilitation training course before, this is the course you will start with. It provides an excellent basis, equipping you with the two core methods (consensus workshop and discussion method) plus much, much more!  Both beginning and experienced facilitators will find this course valuable.

Please Note This course is full.
Please contact us at to be put on the waiting list.

Participatory Techniques Limited ​

Facilitation, Research, Consultancy  and Training

The participatory approaches that underpin all services we offer are designed to enable the creative and effective input of all those involved, enabling development of robust and realistic strategies and solutions that have full ownership and commitment.