Individual Journey

Facilitation Journey, Courses and Certification

You can start at any point along the path depending on your current level of skill and competence. There are markers along the way that show your achievement, and competency-based certifications available that attest to your skill and ability. Constantly increase your facilitation skill and leadership in any organization or situation.





Being Facilitative

Professional Facilitator Program

Meeting Facilitator

Team Leader

Certified Professional Facilitator

ToP™ Facilitator

Collaborative Leader

Certified ToP™ Facilitator

ToP™ Advanced Facilitator

ToP™ Advanced Leader

Involve any group using facilitation tools and techniques and build commitment.

Enhance the participation of any team or workgroup and increase productivity.

Become an IAF Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF)

Empower the stakeholders of every group to create, innovate and implement.

Become an ICA Certified ToP Facilitator (CTF). Technology of Participation.

Transform the capacity and operation of any group.

Transform the structure and sustainability of any organization.

  • See ICA’s courses and single method modules.
  • ICA’s Group Facilitation Methods course will get you launched.
  • See ICA’s Professional Facilitation Program (PFP) endorsed by the International Association of Facilitators
  • Includes Group Facilitation Methods, Meetings That Work, Art & Science of Participation. You can take Facilitating Client Collaboration course instead of Art & Science of Participation
  • See ICA’s ToP Facilitation Essentials Program (TFE) which is endorsed by the International Association of Facilitators, and includes all the competencies of an ICA Certified ToP Facilitator, and an IAF Certified Professional Facilitator.
  • Includes suite of powerful ToP methods in Group Facilitation Methods, Meetings That Work, Facilitating Client Collaboration, Transformational Strategy and the Power of Image Change.
  • See ICA’s Facilitative Leadership Program. (FLP)
  • See ICA’s Advanced Facilitator program. (AFP). The AFP includes 10 courses plus mentoring plus ICA CTF Certification.

Programs, Courses, Modules

  • Programs and courses for professionals with extensive experience.

Modules and courses for people who need new skills.

Two types of certification

Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF) is assessed by the International Association of Facilitators. Competencies are covered through PFP, TFE, AFP.

Certified ToP Facilitator (CTF) is assessed by ICA. Competencies are covered through our  ToP Facilitation Essentials Program, our Facilitative Leadership Program, or our Advanced Facilitator Program (AFP).