Workshop: Facilitating Focus Groups: Train-the-Trainer 2

Course ID - CTD0522d  

Short Title: Focus Groups 2     

 Audience    Staff
Length of Workshop:       2 hours 

This participatory workshop will cover the application of skills and techniques needed to conduct successful focus groups for specific results. As a follow-up to Part I, Participants will demonstrate the ability to conduct a practice focus group. Topics will include clarification of the facilitation role and process, developing the question/response sequence for enhanced understanding, as well as handling difficult behavior within the focus group.


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the facilitator's role or supporting role in focus group process
  • Practice asking questions for enhanced feedback
  • Handle difficult behavior in workshop role play
  • Demonstrate note taking skills
  • Demonstrate a high degree of comfort in conducting or co-conducting a focus group


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Registration information
Course ID: CTD0522c  
Course Title: Focus Group
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.