Consensus Building


By the end of this session participants will:

  • Understand what consensus is, and how it differs from other forms of decision making
  • Have considered how consensus is used
  • Have explored the advantages and disadvantages of consensus (when to use and when not to use)
  • Understand the consensus building process
  • Identify the skills a facilitator needs to help a group reach consensus



  • Definition of Consensus Building
  • When to use and when not to use a consensus process
  • The consensus building process
  • Skills we need to facilitate consensus building






Margo is a rare individual who possesses in equal measure a depth of experience, warmth of character and skill in engagement. A combination which makes her a powerful catalyst for leadership growth in the people she works with. 

Andrew Donovan, Director
TBL Australia Ltd