Leading The Business Simulation (US-Based Tri-Corp Simulation)

Objectives

Organisations that emerge champion in their industry are often backed by leaders with great forward thinking. This simulation enables experiential learning in strategy and innovation, building and developing teams in order to deliver business results.

Overall, this course enables participants to:
i. Increase awareness of their own strengths and know-how to leverage these in long-term personal development.
ii. Acquire better understanding of business strategy formulation and execution through holistic learning about competitive landscapes, customers’ needs, business value chain and fit.
iii. Develop advanced business acumen in areas such as variance analysis, cash generation, return on assets and ensuring profitable growth.
iv. Learn to expect and predict business environments through exposure to stressful situations demanding innovating and critical thinking, complex decision making, forecasting, risk mitigation and dealing with unexpected circumstances.

Course Description

“Leading The Business” is an experiential simulation that gives participants experience in creating and driving strategy and innovation agendas, building and developing teams and delivering business results. Leaders will have to manage an enterprise while making critical business decisions with major impact.

This simulation provides an intense experiential learning situation so that participants are able to learn all necessary skills in growing and sustaining a successful organisation. This is done through a series of simulation phases with different themes where participants will work in their groups to overcome obstacles and achieve intended goals. Reviews with trainer, peer feedback, networking lunches and debrief supplement the simulation to result in long-term learning.

Duration

3 Days

 

Course Outline

MODULE LEARNING OBJECTIVES
DAY 1 Welcome & Introduction

Simulation Year 1 Q3 (Strategy, Organisational Structure, Decision-Making Process)

Pitch Out

Simulation Year 1 Q4 (Finish Strong, Prepare for Next Year)

Market Analysis (Comparative Financial Systems)

Day 2 Review/Preview (Team Process Check and Peer Feedback Notes)

Innovation – A Way of Life

Operating Review lV

Simulation Year 2 Q1 (Commit to Plan)

Operating Review II

Simulation Year 2 Q2 (Know and Predict Competition, Focus on Strategies)

Day 3 Review/Preview (Team Process Check and Peer Feedback Notes)

Sustainability through Communications,

Trust and Engagement

Simulation Year 2 Q3 (Product Cycles, New Product Introduction, Innovation Tradeshow)

Simulation Year 2 Q4 (Short Term vs Long Term Strategies)

Final Peer Feedback

Final Operating Review

Simulation Debrief