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Team Building

     Adventure Learning Team Building is a series of custom experiences designed by The Learning E.D.G.E. to help your management, department, and business teams:
  • Better understand and effectively manage changes while experiencing the strength of an empowered team.
  • Define different characteristics of effective team leaders and learn how to identify and display those types of characteristics in a team environment.
  • Define different characteristics of effective team members and learn how to identify and display those types of characteristics in a team environment.
  • To challenge the team both mentally and physically in learning experiences that will be easily transferable to on the job situations.
  • Define the areas in the management team where conflict may surface and practice specific ways to manage that conflict.
  • Challenge the team to use the total range of team resources they have to solve issues they will face in custom designed learning experiences.
  • Understand and begin to appreciate the individual skills, abilities, and talents that each team member brings with them.
  • Be able to understand that mistakes will be made and things will happen that change the dynamics of the situation, but a unified team can overcome any adversity and reach their targeted goals.
  • Understand and begin to utilize the 6-step leadership process that includes: evaluating the situation, P&O for the task, laying out the strategy, setting up the lines of communication, carrying out the plan and evaluating the results.
  • Learning to have fun and trust your fellow team members while balancing the flow of action with reflection.

Deliverables

1. A list of specific changes that are taking place and how each team member can manage the change effectively.
2. A list of the top 5 characteristics of effective leaders and support team members.
3. Communication approaches to use at future meetings with internal and external customers.
4. Develop a team profile focusing on the flexibility necessary by each team member to reach both internal and external customers.
5. Lay out specific approaches to manage team conflict and make team decisions using the simple 4-step method.
6. A leadership and team member profile defining strengths and weaknesses in the areas of: group dynamics, team process, and team leadership.
7. A series of defined team goals for improving performance while transferring lessons learned from the outdoor classroom to the boardroom.
8. Build a continuous improvement attitude that relieves stress and dumps frustration.

     In addition to the "Building a Team" Workshop, other custom workshops include Communicating in Teams, Dealing With Team Conflict, Managing Team Change, Defining The Team and Developing Team Trust

Timing and Budget

     The Learning E.D.G.E. can provide custom designed team building workshops within 10-15 days (depending on the amount of customization needed) from the date of signing the agreed to contract.

     The workshop budgets are given for full day workshops, based on the anticipated time involved in customizing and delivering the team building full day workshops for 10-30 people per team. Minimum group size is 10 people. Minimum workshop fee calculated at 20 people. Half day custom workshops are also available.

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