PMI Silicon Valley Chapter

VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: Unlocking potential through Facilitation

VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: Unlocking potential through Facilitation

VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: Unlocking potential through Facilitation


When:  Saturday December 5, 2020   9:00am-5:00pm

Where:  Virtual Live Instruction

Last date for On-line Registration:

Early Bird - 11/22/2020

Regular - 12/02/2020                                                        


Early Bird:  PMISV member: $99     Non-PMISV member: $119

Regular:  PMISV member: $119   Non-PMISV member:  $139

Course Description:

Facilitation skills are an asset for anyone who runs or attends meetings. With these skills you’d be able to turn your regular meetings from boring to fun and interesting and keep them productive. Now in the covid-19 era, when most teams are remote, this is an especially valuable skillset to have.

In this workshop we’ll look at lots of different facilitation techniques to help you design and deliver fun, productive meetings where you get a lot done.


Learning Outcomes:

After completing this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of facilitation
  • Describe the various facilitation techniques
  • Implement facilitation techniques at meetings
  • Utilize various facilitation approaches based on the meeting type such as brainstorming meeting, retrospective meeting, planning meeting etc.


About the Instructor:

Arundhati Dutta

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Arundhati is an experienced startup founder and product owner with 7+ years of building companies from the ground up using Agile, Scrum and Lean methodologies. Prior to that she worked at Deloitte Consulting, New York where she provided strategy consulting to multiple Fortune 100 companies. She holds a Masters from NYU in Clinical Social Work and has provided coaching and advisory to 5000+ individuals and startups. She brings an unique blend of knowledge and skills in psychology, lean, agility and change management to her workshops. She also brings diverse international perspectives to her workshops from her experience of living and working in 8+ cities in USA and India. She is based in San Francisco and is the co-organizer of the Women in Agile San Francisco chapter.


Project Management Education Hours:

Earn 8 PDUs (Technical - 8)

Meeting Leader: Hanu Malineni

Program Agenda:

08:30 AM - Sign In and Networking

09:00 AM - Workshop Begins

12:00 PM - Lunch Break

12:30 PM - Workshop Resumes

5:00 PM – Adjourn

Questions: Contact or Hanu Malineni (

Cancellation Policy:

  •  This event is a professional society meeting, held for the benefit of its members.
  •  Cancellation before Early Bird Registration Date: Full refund
  •  Cancellation between Early Bird Registration Date and Regular Registration Date: $30 cancellation fee; remaining amount   refunded
  •  Cancellation after Regular Registration Date and Day before workshop (by 5:00 PM Pacific): 50% refund

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Event Properties

Event Date 12-05-2020
Event End Date 12-05-2020
Registration Start Date 09-16-2020
Cut off date 12-03-2020
Individual Price $139.00
No. of Technical PDUs 8
Location Virtual Event