Supervisory Facilitation and Presentation Skills

    EXSDP 5313 is offered this fall:

Peo­ple who present their ideas clear­ly and facil­i­tate groups effec­tive­ly are able to influ­ence pos­i­tive results for them­selves, their teams, and their orga­ni­za­tions. This work­shop will help par­tic­i­pants become impact­ful pre­sen­ters, skilled facil­i­ta­tors, and effec­tive meet­ing lead­ers. Dif­fer­ent learn­ing styles, expe­ri­en­tial activ­i­ties, as well as prac­ti­cal tools and tech­niques for pre­sent­ing and facil­i­tat­ing in a vari­ety of sit­u­a­tions, will all be explored.

Course at a glance
  • In-class, face-to-face delivery.
  • Hands-on course based on active student participation; class dynamics include group work, classroom discussions, and short lectures.
  • Aimed at professionals in supervisory roles who wish to upgrade their skills and aspiring leaders ready to invest in their career prospects.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Plan and apply the basics of a presentation from start to finish.
  • Understand the tools and techniques for conducting a facilitated session.
  • Identify best practices for using visuals in facilitation or presentations.
  • Assess your learning style and how it relates to helping others learn.
  • Demonstrate facilitation techniques using practical scenarios.
  • Deliver a short training session to a partner.


Take note:
  • All course resources and learning materials are provided in-class.
  • This is an attendance-basis, non-graded course.
  • Learning activities are completed exclusively in class (no pre- or post-course work required).
Nov 15, 2022Nov 18, 2022


8:30 am – 12:00 pm MT


8:30 am – 12:00 pm MT


8:30 am – 12:00 pm MT


8:30 am – 12:00 pm MT



Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

15 hours of instruction

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Your Instructor

Renée PaulID: renée-paul

Renée Paul, B.Comm., CPHR, has over 25 years of experience in the learning and development, organizational effectiveness, and human resources fields. Renée has worked as a learning and development consultant and a leadership consultant for The Performance Group, Servus Credit Union, and Stuart Olson. She has partnered with a variety of client groups, including several departments in the Alberta public sector, Lilydale, the City of Edmonton, and the University of Alberta. Renée has a passion for learning and development, best practices, and effective communications. She is a flexible, approachable trainer who works to help each learner take away some practical tools to be more successful.

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. Detailed infor­ma­tion will be com­mu­ni­cat­ed to you via your ual­ber­ta email address and the class syl­labus. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • 15 course hours in total
  • Open for registration until November 15, 2022. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts. Refunds, withdrawals & transfers policies
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Take note:

  • All course resources and learning materials are provided in-class.
  • This is an attendance-basis, non-graded course.
  • Learning activities are completed exclusively in class (no pre- or post-course work required).
Currently counts towards:

Applicants intending to enrol in a program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to lock in their course requirements since they are prone to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

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New course schedules are released each June and November.

EXSDP 5313 is offered this fall: