Training Dates Public Course March 28 – 29: 8:30 am am – 5:00 pm CDT Hosted in Lincoln, NE Description Do you struggle with circular conversation in meetings that don’t […]
ToP Facilitation Methods Graduates Join us for community practice. Meet other facilitators interested in sharing their journey. The wins and the challenges. This is an opportunity to get great feedback […]
Training Dates Public Course April 26-27: 8:30 am am – 5:00 pm CDT Hosted at Five Rule Planning, Kearney Nebraska Description Do you struggle with circular conversation in meetings that […]
Sessions: April 27, 2023 - 8:30 am – 5:00 pm CDT Description This highly interactive course will take you from stick figures to colorful, dynamic graphics one step at a […]
Sessions: May 25 and 26 – 8:30 am – 5:00 pm CDT Description Ready to help organizations, coalitions, and communities move beyond action plans to navigate more complex change? In […]
Sessions: June 5 – 10:00 am – 1:30 pm CDT June 7 – 10:00 am – 1:30 pm CDT June 9 – 10:00 am – 1:30 pm CDT Description Before […]
Sessions: July 26-27: 8:30 am am – 5:00 pm CDT Hosted in Omaha, NE Description Do you struggle with circular conversation in meetings that don’t seem to go anywhere? Are […]
Sessions: August 29-30 – 8:30 am – 5:00 pm CDT Description Before planning for the future, groups need to understand their history and the current dilemmas they face, as well […]
Sessions: May 24 and 25 – 8:30 am – 5:00 pm CDT Description How do you keep your team committed and engaged, bring new people to the table mid-stream (without […]
Sessions: September 18 – 10:00 am – 1:30 pm CDT September 20 – 10:00 am – 1:30 pm CDT September 22 – 10:00 am – 1:30 pm CDT Description Before […]
Sessions October 17 – 10:00 am – 3:00 pm CDT October 19 – 10:00 am – 3:00 pm CDT October 24 – 10:00 am – 3:00 pm CDT October 26 […]
Sessions: November 13 – 10:00 am – 1:30 pm CDT November 15 – 10:00 am – 1:30 pm CDT November 17 – 10:00 am – 1:30 pm CDT Description Before […]
ToP Facilitation Methods
Explore the landscape of facilitation and learn three key processes for activating group participation in our acclaimed flagship course.
ToP Strategic Planning
Weave a variety of ToP Facilitation Methods into an integrated approach to strategic planning resulting in strong consensus around a realistic, achievable, measurable plan.
Approaches to Environmental Scanning
Explore 10 creative, insightful tools to understand customer, staff or community perceptions and needs, delve into relevant data, and get groups on the same page to launch their work.
ToP Secrets of Implementation
You created an inspiring vision and a great plan…now how do you actually get it DONE?!
This course offers a rich toolkit to keep plans and projects alive, relevant, and achievable during implementation.
Host A Course
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Hosting a public or inhouse ToP course at your location is an outstanding opportunity to highlight your organization’s commitment to collaborative decision making, strengthen relationships with diverse organizations and individuals throughout your community, and build your reputation as a trusted community partner. We offer host sites one complementary training seat (a value of $950-1500), which may be freely transferred and used in any public course offered by Great Plains ToP.
Continuing Education Credits
Provide an opportunity for your community to gain Continuting Edcuation Credits
ToP Courses are receognized as continuing education credits for
Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and Masters Certified Education Specialists (MCHES) earn 13.5 Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH) for ToP Facilitation Methods recognized by the National Commission on Health Education Certification (NCHEC).
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) members earn Certification Maintenance (CM) credits for ToP Facilitation Methods (14.5 CM).