JOHANNES PARTANEN’S,TEAM ACADEMY’S HEAD COACH’S SPEECH
Speed dating• Form inner circles and outer circles• You have one minute to introduce yourself and share your passion. After your turn, your friend does the same. When time is up, inner circle moves clockwise.
Team Academy now and in the futureOur learning stories
” Would you like totrave l aro und the wo rldand learn some marke ting aside?” -Johannes Partanen 19.1.1993-
FACTS• A special unit for entrepreneurship in Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences• 210 credits, 3,5 years• BBA and adult training programs• ~190 team entrepreneurs in 11 team companies• ~200 adult learners• Entrepreneurship rate approx. 30 %• Annual budget 0,5 mil. € payed by Ministry of Education• The total turnover of the team companies ~1,2 mil. € (2008)• Teams are mainly focusing to marketing, events and team coaching
Valtteri• Changing mental models• Starting a company• First projects• Dialogue difficulties• Now it’s working
Henna• Marketing of Team Academy• Coaching• Understanding theory process• Teams with different kinds ofcultures• Travels & network• Life after TA
Sanna• Started 2 weeks after others• All team members had a year of studiesin a normal university behind them ->efficient start for the team• High goals• Loss of members• Getting closer to high performing team• Bad communication leads to joyfulchallenges• Life after TA
The Penguin VowEu, bravo calouro,Abraço esta cultura fantásticaPara conhecer as raízes destelugar.Prometo e juro respeitarAs tradições desta casaE manter seu espírito.
The Penguin VowVou ganhar muito dinheiroE abraçar os outros com frequência.Vou respeitar os outros aprendizes daequipeE viverei como prometido.Prometo pelo mau hálito do meuhead coach.E se quebrar estes votos, que eu sejacomidopor um crocodilo.
Learning Contract Learning Contract is individual’s motivationaltool, goal-setting tool and tool for personal development
LEARNING CONTRACTby Ian CunninghamWHERE HAVE I BEEN, WHAT HAVE I DONE? • My backgroundWHERE AM I NOW? • What are my skills and characters? • What kind of person am I?WHAT DO I WANT TO ACHIEVE? • What kind of person I want to become? • What kind of skills I want to achieve?HOW CAN I DO IT? • What kind of learning programs I will use? • Which processes I will go through?HOW DO I KNOW THAT I HAVE ACHIEVED ALLTHIS? • How do I estimate my learning? • What kind of measures I will need to estimate my progress?
TheoryTeam entrepreneurs get theoryknowledge from• books• team• Leading Thoughts• Movies• Seminars• YPK (= Entrepreneur’s Best Books)• Community eventsTheories are applied into practice.Each team member reads books he/shewants and needs to. Essays don’t have tobe in written form.
Pre- And Postmotorola Frameworks Premotorola Postmotorola1. What are our learning goals in1. What are our learning goals in this project? this project?2. What is the customer’s role in2. What is the customer’s role in 1. What went well? 1. What went well? this project? this project? 2. What went poorly? 2. What went poorly? 3. What theories will we use in 3. What theories will we use in Project 3. What did we learn? 3. What did we learn? this project? this project? implementati on 4. What will we do better next 4. What will we do better next4. What skills will we train in this4. What skills will we train in this time? time? project? project? 5. How did this project help us to 5. How did this project help us to5. How does this project help us 5. How does this project help us get to our goal and vision ? get to our goal and vision ? to get to our goal (around the to get to our goal (around theworld -trip) and Team Academy’sworld -trip) and Team Academy’s vision ? vision ?
Hit Mr Leadership Philosophy1. Challenge the Process2. Inspire a Shared Vision3. Enable Others to Act4. Model the Way5. Encourage the HeartSource: Kouzes’ & Posner’s The LeadershipChallenge
Learning Café1. What was the most surprising thing in what you just heard?2. Is there something you can put into practice?
COMMUNITY LEARNING TOOLS• Competence programs (leadership, marketing, coaching, innovation)• Dialogue training sessions• Birthgiving sessions• Rocket Model and evaluation• Community events (Houston calls, Rocket days, Torture days)
Competence programs(leadership, marketing,coaching, innovation)-Participants have to have achallenge before they can apply fora programAdult programs for TeamAcademy’s network- From newly started entrepreneursto experienced entrepreneurs
Dialogue training sessions• For transforming individual’s learning into collective knowledge• 4 hours at once 2 times a week• Optimal size of the team in dialogue 12-24 persons• Respect, Voicing, Waiting, Listening• Coach is participating the sessions
Birth Giving• Birth giving is team’s (or similar group’s) oral and/or written display of it’s current competency.• Birth giving may focus on solving problems, presenting things learnt in a project or generating new ideas.• In birth giving knowledge is shared and created by all participants. It is not a mere presentation, but an interactive learning situation for everybody.• The length of birth giving varies according to needs. Usually they last four hours (plus of course the time used to preparation) but in some cases they may last only 30 minutes.
Principles of Birth Giving1. The purpose is to display competency.2. During a birth giving knowledge is both shared and created.3. Birth giving is an interactive event, not passive one.4. The style of birth giving varies - it may be formal and “facts only” -event or informal and entertaining.5. The results of birth giving are evaluated by all participants.
Rocket model• Team Academy’s curriculum• Coach’s tool + team management’s tool• Measures quality and skills learned• Tool for guiding personal proactivity• Plan for entrepreneurs who want to develop their business (use a model of business plan)
Community eventsTorture Days-Before Christmas and at the end of May.Earlier event lasted for a week, now it lastsfor 2 days. Includes for example RocketModel evaluation.Rocket Days-Community event organized twice/year.Normally including workshops or teambuilding program during day time, thenAward party during evening.Houston Calling-Monthly info eventTeam Academy’s Birthday-Big party for whole network around 19th ofJanuary
Company learning tools• Projects• Skill profile• Learning with customers• Cross-fertilization
Projects• Leadership challenges• Projects together with the whole team• Together with other teams• Projects on own specialty area & interest• Project work in management position and in employee position
Skill profile• Skill profile shows the individual’s current skill level.• Skill profile evaluation is performed twice a year using 360 degree -evaluation (self-assessment, coach, peers, customers).• The skills chosen are based on the context of Team Academy. The emphasis is on skills and attitudes that are needed in leadership and entrepreneurship positions (learning to learn, leadership, practical entrepreneurship)
Learning with customers• Project motorolas• Innovating new projects & products• Cross-fertilization• Birthgivings