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Rebecca Sutherns, PhD

I am a Certified Professional Facilitator, strategist and coach. I love to design engaging experiences that help others learn and collaborate effectively. I have been a successful solopreneur for more than 20 years, running a busy consulting practice in Ontario, Canada. I also enjoy travelling, knitting, and spending time with my husband, our four young adults and brand new granddaughter. See for more details.

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About this course

March 30-April 24, 2020

"Nimble Facilitation" is designed to:

  • help you become more agile, equipped and confident as a process facilitator when a session does not go as planned.

"Nimble Facilitation" is designed for:

  • anyone who is called on to lead meetings or workshops. Perhaps you are a facilitator seeking to take your skills to a higher level. Or maybe you don't think of yourself as a facilitator at all, but you find yourself leading meetings or chairing committees, all the while wishing you felt more comfortable and had more "tools in your toolbox" when things go sideways.

You can expect:

  • practical and varied exercises to build your agility and confidence as a facilitator, including demonstrations, conference calls, expert interviews, lively discussions, tips, practice exercises and opportunities for self-assessment — all grounded in your real-life experiences;
  • live conversations and online discussions with instructor Dr. Rebecca Sutherns, Certified Professional Facilitator;
  • self-paced lessons spread over four weeks, requiring between one and four hours of time per week; and  
  • supportive interactions with a vibrant, diverse learning community.

Please note that the price of $299 is in US$ — if you would rather pay in Canadian ($379 CDN), please contact Rebecca directly at

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests must be received in writing to prior to the start of the course to receive a full refund, less a $25 administrative fee. There’s no penalty to transfer to a different course or transfer your registration to a different person. No refunds or transfers are issued after the course has started.