Effective dialogue, relationship-building, and shared learning are the centerpieces of effective public participation meetings or events. Creating effective forums for dialogue and learning require. This course explores the fundamentals required to design and implement genuine dialogue, how people communicate and the environments in which real dialogue can take place. We will discuss the Six P’s of successful planning and present a wide range of options for better meetings and better outcomes. Course topics include understanding why traditional public meetings fail, reinventing the public meeting, characteristics of effective dialogue. how to establish an environment for effective dialogue, and the foundations for effective meeting design, management, and facilitation.
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At the end of this course, participants will:
Trainer: Douglas Sarno
Doug Sarno has over 30 years of public participation experience, facilitating thousands of public meetings, dozens of stakeholder advisory boards and many national and international stakeholder forums. He has trained professionals in a wide range of topics in over a dozen countries. He was an original designer of the IAP2 Foundations Training, which he has taught to thousands of students. He has developed many innovative approaches and tools in participation, including the IAP2 Spectrum and the USEPA public participation guide and video training. He served as IAP2 Executive Director of IAP2 and holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering and an M.B.A.
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