You’ve decided to make your next program more experiential by adding a business simulation. Congratulations, you’ve taken a huge step in the right direction! Business simulations give your leaders a chance to practice making real world business decisions in a safe environment. But what’s the next step? Continue reading “Custom vs. Off-the-Shelf Simulations – Part 1”
At the 2017 Training Conference I led a session on driving awareness through experiential leadership development programs, in which I included a brief case study that highlighted using simulations as an experiential learning activity. After the session, I was asked what other activities might be used when designing a leadership development program that is experiential.
Part I of this blog series took a deeper dive into what is required when designing a leadership development program that is experiential. With that framework in mind, let’s explore some of additional learning activities that can be used within an experiential leadership development program. Continue reading “Designing A Leadership Development Program That’s Experiential – Part II”
I recently led a talk at the 2017 Training Conference that explored driving awareness through experiential leadership development programs . The point of the talk was that leaders need to have; self-awareness, team awareness, organizational awareness, and business awareness, and that the best way to develop this awareness, is through experiential learning. Business Simulations were used as one example, but there are many ways to create an experiential learning environment.
Before looking at other examples of experiential learning activities and before designing a leadership development program that’s experiential, we must remember what is required in an experiential learning environment. When designing an experiential learning session these are some things you should keep in mind: Continue reading “Designing A Leadership Development Program That’s Experiential – Part I”
“The future of innovation is learning how to fail,” per a 2012 article published in the Washington Post. However, is the future of innovation really learning how to fail or, rather, is it learning from that failure? Continue reading “Experiential Learning Can Drive Innovation”