Highly Acclaimed Workshops
When your project managers, technical planning leads, or knowledge management facilitators wish to improve their ability to engage the meeting attendees, ask the questions that resolve cross-functional /cultural differences, deal with difficult personalities, and work more effectively in virtual meetings.
Asking is Better Than Telling
Not Your Average Facilitator
BS CheE, MA Org Comm
Katherine Rosback has a B.S in Chemical Engineering (Purdue University), got her MA in Organizational Communication (also from Purdue) 16 years later, passed her Certified Quality Engineering test in 1989, is a trained D&RA facilitator, and continues her scientific research in group dynamics, conversational analysis, the decision sciences, and the neurosciences. Her background includes working as a Supplier Quality Engineer with a manufacturing firm, a Project Manager and Director of Quality with a medical diagnostics firm, and a lead facilitator with a strategic planning consulting firm.
With over 20 years’ experience facilitating hundreds of must succeed meetings and critical organizational discussions, Katherine is an expert group facilitator specializing in the resolution of complex decisions and technical problem-solving discussions. Her experience includes working with executives crafting the new strategic direction, project teams launching new products and services, technology teams developing their portfolio management processes and global leadership conferences of over 100 people. She has also facilitated numerous conflict resolution sessions, problem solving initiatives, and highly technical discussions.And why does this matter to you? Because she will lead your group or team to an answer or resolution. Katherine is known for her ability to create an immediate rapport with groups and for her skill in quickly understanding and framing the key issues that need to be explored. She excels at widening the group’s perspective of the issue by asking thought-provoking questions that allow for better answers. Her workshops are known for their applicability, their flexibility in adapting to the key issues of the participants, and for the way that they are rooted in solid scientific research.
Katherine is an avid horsewoman and accomplished rider and, from 2009-2015, she founded and ran a summer horsemanship camp for girls who did not own horses.