Workshop: Visual Facilitation for Project Managers, with Benoit Isaac


Projects on tight schedules require efficient meetings and team interactions to solve problems, make decisions, and execute plans accordingly. In this hands-on workshop we will explore visual-facilitation methods for addressing the typical challenges that project managers face. Learn visual techniques that will prepare you to run engaging meetings, facilitate big-picture thinking, clarify complexity, create visually interesting flip charts either pre-meeting or live, and co-develop an action plan or roadmap that gets high buy-in from project team members. Incorporating a visual approach will take your project and team-management skills to the next level.

Workshop Objectives

• Understand and apply the power of visual communication to increase teamwork

• Learn effective visual problem-solving tools to analyze a situation, find solutions, make decisions, prioritize, and build an action plan

• Accelerate your project delivery by facilitating team effectiveness and buy-in

• Leave the workshop prepared to initiate, plan, execute, monitor/control, and close projects using visual best practices


  • Gain confidence with visual methods: explore visual approaches and tools for engaging stakeholders, creating alignment, and facilitating the clarity that leads to effective action.
  • Make sense of complexity: bring clarity to multifaceted problems with visual techniques.
  • Lead better progress meetings: facilitate visually enhanced progress-evaluation meetings that are both fun and efficient.
  • Achieve solutions and real buy-in: learn techniques to help you arrive at a good solution that people can support, keeping in mind that the efficiency of your solution equals the quality of your solution times the degree of acceptance by the team.

This workshop is for you if:

• You are a project manager, team manager, or consultant working in project implementation and want to accelerate team buy-in and execution.

• You lead implementation teams or are the head of a department that is responsible for implementation, and you need to increase team involvement and monitor progress more efficiently.

• You want to improve your project management skills and expand your toolkit for leading projects and teams.

NOTE: No drawing skills are required for this workshop.

About the Trainer: Benoit Isaac has worked for a decade in the aerospace industry as a project manager, project coach, facilitator and workshop designer. He has trained dozens of teams and individuals to use the power of visual facilitation to increase team efficiency. He also uses these techniques on his own multi-disciplinary projects in civil engineering, production means, software development, and aerospace development.

Dates Location
TBD 2021 San Francisco, CA


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It may seem simpler at first just to tell people what to do on a large project. Yet with experience you will soon realize that keeping everyone aligned during a dynamic process is a real problem if people don't share the same big picture of what is important.

David Sibbet
Founder and President, The Grove Consultants International

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