The use – by a facilitator – of a array of material, computer and/or intellectual and behavioral techniques in order to help a group to overcome difficulties in grasping complex situations and designing.
Facilitation is a practical necessity in any group concerned with the evaluation of complex issues and situations, design and management.
However, the facilitator needs a specific training in Group technique, Interactive Management or Co-participative Design. He/she should not, as facilitator, interfere with the group's activity, and still less acting as an overpowering "leader".
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