Team Building Program

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The “TEAM” simulation is highly effective workshop for teaching the interdependence of teams in achieving business objectives. But it doesn’t stop there… it may also be the world’s most accelerated icebreaker, quickly breaking down conversational barriers and bringing participants together through the intensity and fun of a fast-paced and dynamic competition.

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Team Building Program

  1. 1. TEAM BUSINESS ™ The Real Life Business GameExecutive Overview for Education
  2. 2. Contents: Company Background. Program Descriptions. “TEAM” Program Description and Learning Outcomes. Quick Facts.
  3. 3. What is Team Business? Team Business offers experiential business simulations where participants learn about leadership and about business, by running one in competition against others. We’ve had 350K + participants and 250 + organizations attend our programs globally. Programs developed in 1995 – launched in the US in July 2002 and in Europe in 2007.
  4. 4. What is Team Business?Design Basics common to all our programs… Business Education Programs Instructor-led Business Simulations Team Building Elements Team-Based, 4-5 Member Teams Learn from Peers, Your Team and the Competition Experiential & Shared Learning Methodology Extremely Competitive Highly Engaging Run by Team Business or Certify Your Own Trainers
  5. 5. Our Simulation-Based Business WorkshopsTeams run real, hands-on businesses in competition with each other.Simulation Outcome1 Entrepreneurship2 Fundamentals of Business3 Team Building and Effectiveness4 Accounting and Financial Analysis5 Mini MBA
  6. 6. Our Simulation-Based Business WorkshopsTeams run real, hands-on businesses in competition with eachother.The Process… Students will use basic financial tools to plan production activities, resource requirements, measure performance and benchmark against the competition. Participants get to observe the outcome of their business decisions, thereby acquiring an understanding of the relationship between decisions made and outcomes realized. Participants get a view into how they and their peers behave in a “pressure-cooker” environment. The experience helps break down barriers and encourages co-operation. Our programs accelerate the pace at which students get to know one other, leading to improved team productivity.
  7. 7. Quick FactsTopic DetailsDescription Participants start and run their own box manufacturing business and address the challenges businesses face. Teams compete to be the most profitable business.Program Duration 6 hoursTeam Size 4-5; maximum 50 participantsObservation Easier to observe smaller teamsBusiness Learning Entrepreneurship and introduction to business Supply and Demand Dynamics of Market Forces and Pricing Break Even Analysis Margin Value Chain: suppliers, inputs, outputs, processes, customers Impact of interest and tax on profitTeam Learning Team and individual performance under stress. Members need to listen, communicate ideas and organize themselves quickly to beat the competition. Teams de-brief and analyze team performance throughout the simulation.
  8. 8. What the participants gain from the programs A view into their individual behavior under stress An interesting insight into the power, or weakness, of collective decision-making A sound understanding of the decision-making and thinking processes of their colleagues… Participant comments on the TEAM Program This was an interesting experience that gave me valuable insight into the team dynamics of my classmates and into my own strengths and weaknesses An innovative program that elicits organic leadership and behavioral team-based traits – a great tool! This is helpful for learning how other members work, as a preemptive strategy for future teamwork I found it very useful to learn business basics and learned about each other’s leadership styles
  9. 9. Quick Facts Encourages co-operation among students Learn about team dynamics and leadership A team exercise to get to know how fellow students behave under pressureKey Fun, pressure cooker introduction to managing a business and working withConcepts peers Team based approach to solving problems and decision making Understand how each individual can impact value drivers and efficiency Share information, innovation and techniques with peersWorkshop Size & 4-5 member teams; 16-30 per program; maximum 50Audience Any audience where improving team dynamics and developing leadership is the main focus 1 day or 2 half day sessionsTime Or ½ day
  10. 10. Thank you..For further discussions please contact us, Lara Azzam at 301 537 8980 E-mail: lara@teambusiness.com www.teambusiness.com

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