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Has Northgate gone NUTS

17/07/2014

All Northgate actvities are great value - and a big help to Trainers to get across key skills, but there is one that in terms of value is totally over the top! Unbelievably this single pack, ASSESS THAT TEAM!contains FIVE stand-alone TEAM ACTIVITIES that can be used to assess ANY…

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Do More With Less - The Challenge for L&D Practitioners

17/07/2014

A recent survey* has identified “the top business challenges” facing L&D practitioners. At number 3 (of 8 challenges) is to “Do more with less”. This has been a recurring theme since 2008 when the markets crashed and we entered into an official recession in the UK. Training can be very…

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What Are the Benefits of Problem Solving Activities?

10/07/2014

Problem-solving is an absolutely crucial skill for all managers. Fortunately it is a skill that can be taught. Above all, using problem-solving activities designed to focus on this skill allows teams to practise in a risk-free environment. That way participants can learn from their mistakes. How Do Problem-Solving Activities Work?…

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Train the Trainer Workshop 26 Sept 2014

10/07/2014

Become an expert! Who is it for? Anyone who wants to become an expert in running a team business simulation What will it cover? Going for Profit! is one of Northgate's all-time bestsellers. It's a business simulation (don't be scared!) about running a pizza takeaway and it's all about teamwork…

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What Can My Employees Gain From Teamwork Activities?

09/07/2014

If you think about it most employees spend by far the majority of their time with their heads down. They don’t get many opportunities to stand back and take a good look at their job and how they are doing it. And their circle of co-workers is often very small…

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How Can Business Simulations Improve My Team?

09/07/2014

Business simulations allow teams the opportunity to run a business. In Northgate’s Hotel for example teams run a hotel for six ‘quarters’ (18 months in game time); in The Wine Bar Game they run a wine bar (over 6-12 weeks game time). What are the Benefits of a Good Business…

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