About Interaction Associates
Interaction Associates (IA) helps leaders and teams think more clearly, collaborate more effectively, and focus on what matters most to their customers, employees, and stakeholders. We provide our clients with practical methods for helping people work better together across functions, viewpoints, and geographies. Since IA introduced the concept and practice of group facilitation to the business world in 1969, hundreds of thousands of individuals have learned The Interaction Method™, a facilitated approach for building understanding and agreement so people can take informed, concerted action.
IA has various programs that fit the bill for your professional development needs. Whether you're looking for virtual training or in person, we have you covered. Below are a few of our most popular programs:
Interaction Associates’ Facilitative Leadership program is a highly-interactive, eye-opening learning experience that invites participants to bring their leadership skills and collaborative intelligence to the next level of effectiveness and impact.
The program covers Seven Practices that deepen a participant’s collaborative attitude, broaden their strategic thinking, enhance their receptivity and flexibility, and increase their ability to share responsibility for success.
Essential Facilitation provides a framework of proven techniques for building understanding, human connection, and lasting agreements in meetings— skills as valuable in everyday life as they are in business. Our methods have been used by hundreds of organizations to generate faster decisions, increase creativity and productivity, shorten cycle times, and build support for implementation across stakeholder populations.
Managing with Impact
This leadership development program geared towards new managers provide essential skills that will set them up for success. These skills include delegating responsibility, coaching techniques, defining and setting expectations, providing constructive feedback that positively influences behaviors.
Mastering Meetings is a highly experiential program in which participants address the most common barriers to meeting effectiveness and learn skills and strategies to run meetings that are shorter, are more focused, and yield tangible outcomes.