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Focused Conversations

June 29, 2018

Course Type    Foundational 

Location          SF Bay Area – East Bay

Course Dates  June 29, 2018

Time Zone       Pacific Standard Time

Trainers          Robert Quintana Hopkins, Jane Stallman

Course Description:

ToP Focused Conversation

Learn how to design and facilitate a meaningful exchange of ideas. Discover how to involve every member in thinking through difficult or intriguing issues. Become more effective in facilitating virtually every form of group communication.

  • Make good use of people’s time
  • Quickly capture a group’s best thinking
  • Surface new ideas and solutions


  • Increase group’s awareness of each others’ perspectives, thoughts, emotions, interpretations, and decisions
  • Anticipate deeper understanding, alignment, and inclusion
  • Quickly reach a full picture of the group’s purpose, needs, and intentions
  • Establish a foundation for developing consensus and planning for the future
Who should take this course
  • Facilitators, Trainers, and Consultants
  • Business Leaders
  • Strategic planners
  • Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Community Organizers
  • Gather pertinent information for important planning decisions
  • Pool group knowledge and points of view
  • Integrate diverse ideas
  • Maximize group commitment and involvement
  • Lead an engaging and highly participatory process


 Registration Fee (Early Bird reduction of $25.00 when paid 3 weeks in advance of course)


Organization Type Course Fee Early Bird Rate
Corporate (for profit) $600


Public-Government $500


Large Non-Profit – Budget greater than 5 million $600


Mid-Sized Non-Profit – Budget between 1-5 million $450


Small Non-Profit/Community – Budget less than 1 million $325


Independent Consultant $450


Student $325



Register here


June 29, 2018
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