Public Workshops

Looking to sharpen your skills? Want a refresher on key skills for your success? Barefoot Facilitation offers a variety of learning opportunities through our Public Workshop Offerings.

Whether you’re looking for training to support your role, or just have an interest in a specific area, we’d be glad to have you join in on the conversation.

Upcoming Learning Opportunities

Below are all of our currently offered public workshops. If you have any questions, or want to be notified about future offerings or topics, contact us and we’d be glad to help!

All costs are represented in $CDN. Early Bird Rates apply for individuals who registered before the early bird date listed for each workshop. Group rates apply for groups of 3 or more. Please contact us at to learn more.

Information surrounding registration can be found below.
Confident Communication: Secrets to Speaking Up

About this workshop
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 (1:00pm – 2:30pm AST / 12:00pm – 1:30pm EST)
Cost: $154.00+HST (Standard Rate) / $139.00+HST (Early Bird Rate for those registered before 11:59pm Tuesday, November 22, 2022)
Delivered: Virtually via zoom
Facilitated by: Gerard Murphy

There are no upcoming workshops to display at this time.

Facilitation ABCs: Fundamentals of Facilitating Learning

Facilitation ABCs Session Description

Tuesday, April 30th, Wednesday, May 1st & Thursday, May 2nd, 2024 (9:00am – 4:00pm AST)

Delivered: In-person, Future Inns Halifax – Elm Room, 30 Fairfax Dr, Halifax

Facilitated by: Gerard Murphy

What’s the cost? (special rates for Non-Profits available)
  • Early Bird Standard: $785.00+HST, for those registered by March 18, 2024
  • Early Bird *Non-Profit: $696.50+HST, for those registered by March 18, 2024
  • Regular Standard: $965.00+HST, for those registered after March 18, 2024
  • Regular *Non-Profit: $785.00+HST, for those registered after March 18, 2024

Our Non-Profit rate applies to registered charities, as defined by the Canada Revenue Agency, which hold a charitable registration number.

What’s included?
  • Participant handouts.
  • Coffee and tea on arrival. Light, mid-morning snacks. Daily lunch.
  • Certificate of Participation.
  • Half-day FREE, post-workshop Taking it Online: How to Up Your Game as a Virtual Facilitator intensive, hosted on Zoom with Gerard. [Monday. May 13th, 2024 from 8:30am-11:30am]
Cancellation Policy

Refunds, less a $25 administration charge, will be processed if written/emailed notice of cancellation is received (7) days before the workshop. There will be no refunds processed after that date; however, delegate substitution is permitted up to and including the day of the workshop. A minimum of 10 participants is required to host the workshop. Notification and refund will be provided should cancellation be necessary for any reason.

How to Register

To register for a workshop, you must complete two steps:

Step 1. Complete the corresponding sign-up form for the workshop. Once received, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for step 2.

Step 2. Submit and confirm payment for your registration.

Once both steps have been confirmed, your registration will be finalized.

Registration for any workshop is open up until 24 hours prior to the workshop start date. Details for each session will be sent out to registered participants one week prior to the workshop start date. Should you have any questions surrounding registration, please contact us.

Cancellation Policy

Barefoot Facilitation Inc. reserves the right to cancel any session due to low registration numbers or external conditions. In the event a public workshop is cancelled, registrants will be eligible to a full refund.

Participants are eligible to transfer their registration to a different attendee to attend in their place, or transfer their registration to another public workshop of equal value up to 24 hours prior to a workshop date. No refunds will be offered for missed workshops.