It is only in adventure that some
people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves.
- André Gide
We are built to
conquer environment, solve problems, achieve goals, and we find no
real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer
and goals to achieve.
- Maxwell Maltz
Courage is doing what
you’re afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you’re scared.
- Eddie Rickebacker
I forgot what I was
taught. I only remember what I have learnt.
- Patrick White, 1973 Nobel Prize Winner for Literature.
Outbound Training (OBT)
Team building, leadership and motivational programs
with adventure activities and outdoor team games.
Overview and Objectives of Out Bound Training Programs
outbound training workshops are very high energy programs for
enhancing individual and team performance. Through these
programmes skills improvement takes place in the areas of
teamwork, team bonding, communication,
leadership, time management, problem solving, decision making,
motivation, change and personality development.
Corporate adventure programs or outdoor management
boost organizational performance through experiential learning. The outdoor activities create an effective
learning platform and challenge for the individual and the team. The
and exercises promote self-discovery and a powerful insight into
one's own and team’s work styles and behavior.
The debriefing sessions at the end of each activity helps in
reflection, retention and internalizing of concepts.
Certified facilitators seamlessly help participants to co-relate the
learning from these outdoor activities to workplace issues.
natural environment and outdoor activities add to the fun quotient
of the outdoor training program which help in acceptance and participation and also
openness to risk taking, moving out of comfort zones,
experimentation, receiving feedback and adapting change in behavior.
The outdoor training programs are also suitable for cross-functional teams and across hierarchies.
Impact and Learning of Outbound Training Program
A Mavraac adventure based
experiential learning workshop helps a team in:
» Unlocking the potential of
» Motivating team members by
linking to their individual motivators.
» Improving team performance by
leveraging complementary skills.
» Building common vision, values
and team spirit.
» Increased collaboration,
innovation and productivity.
» Learning importance of open
communication, developing team strategies for getting results,
building trust, giving and receiving feedback.
A Mavraac adventure based experiential
learning workshop helps an individual in learning
importance and methods of :
Relationship building, earning trust, respect and leading by
goals of organization, team and individuals.
Personal development contributing to humility, effectiveness,
innovation, managing change, enhancing creativity, problem solving
skills, performing in complex situations, maintaining work-life
» Developing self-confidence,
positive attitude, motivation.
» Reaching peak performance
» Understanding about courage,
fears, risk taking, fighting new challenges.
» Identifying one's key drivers
» Overcoming conflict, open
» Managing time, anger and
Delivery of OutBound Training
Mavraac provides a variety of customization options
for tailoring the
training programs and outdoor teambuilding workshops and services as per specific expectations of the client.
Normally, each program is formulated after
the corporate trainers
conduct a TNA
(Training Need Assessment) and ascertain the gaps between objectives
The works of many experts and psychologists have been studied and
practiced to formulate effective experiential training programs. Some of the
names for reference are Tuckman, Lencioni, Covey, Blanchard, Belbin,
De Bono, Ringlemann, Collins, Adair, Kotter, Hahn, Knowles.
In addition, the client can choose his training delivery option and
workshop duration. The
outdoor management development programs can be conducted at one of our recommended
out-location campuses or a destination of the client's choice. Mavraac
outbound training programs are
experiential and expeditionary in nature.
Programs on OD interventions on specific issues are also
Sample Activities and Exercises for an Outbound Training Program
loosen up the participants.
names, briefing, program goals and expected outcomes.
Navigational Night Trek:
Performing out of comfort zones, interdependence on team members
to achieve common goals, risk taking, following a road map with
Obstacle Course Activities
Burma Bridge, Tree Bridge, Commando Net, Rope Walk.
Uncovering latent strengths, performing beyond
potential, confidence building. Overcome weaknesses thru’
mentoring and team support.
work, trust and communication under adverse conditions.
Overcoming fear of the unknown, can do attitude, surprising
yourself and others.
Synergy of individual, team and organization goals.
Communication, listening skills.
work for achieving common goals.
of the box thinking.
Collaboration against competition.
management and ascertaining wildly important goals.
Problem solving, creativity and lateral thinking.
work, leadership, communication.