Test teams' leadership skills with this exciting learning resource. Challenging, enjoyable and instructive.
This Northgate training activity comes with a five-year licence for repeat use with up to 24 participants per training session within the licence-holding organisation. Please ask for a discount on multiple licences to use with larger groups or with multiple groups at a time.
3-24 (up to four teams of 3-6)
1.5 hours + debrief
Yes - 1 PC required (printer optional)
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Teams each represent a Group Leader of a jungle expedition to scale an unconquered peak. During the 16 day trek a subsidiary objective is to collect Bau Bau berries (for use in medicinal research). Inevitably, as the trek proceeds, challenges arise which must be dealt with by the Group Leader (the team).
For each challenge, 11 in total, there are four of five possible responses. The team discuss the options and must reach a consensus decision on which to choose. Using a unique PIN number each team can access the computer program and input their chosen option. The consequences are then printed for the team to take away and digest, along with their current score and the next challenge. Along the way there are a few variations to the format!
Scores are represented on two gauges. One measures the morale of the expeditionary group, the other measures the teams' leadership skills (this score is not absolutely definitive and teams may put a good case for another option - it makes for lively discussion about leadership). Points are also earned by collecting berries from Bau Bau trees. But in the heat of the action it is all too easy for teams to forget - and raises the point about attention to detail!.
At the Debrief the leadership issues raised by the problems are all discussed and scores announced. Key Points Handouts are issued at the end of the session.
The computer program is accessed via an online portal called the Northgate trainerhub (internet access is required to run the computer program).
Really thoughtful and quite tough, with lots of learning... keep producing such thought-provoking activities!
Keith Posner, Director, Positive Perspective Ltd
Fun, competitive, great team building exercise!
Paresh Vara, Regional Training Manager UK , PPHE Hotel Group
We have used 'Leadership in Action' and found it excellent. It really challenges people and shows the impact of their decisions, plus highlights the need for attention to detail. It's good for bringing a team together and also is very fun to run and be part of. We really do love your products and hope to purchase more.
Rachel Powell & Jenni Brooks, Directors, Enhance & Aspire Ltd
We ran 'Leadership in Action' and it helped all to appreciate the complexities of leadership. Talking through group chosen options enables consequential equal reactions to challenges. Great day, thank you.
Carolyn Sanders, Office Manager, Northamptonshire County Council