Outbound Training (OBT)
Team building, leadership and employee engagement programs
with adventure activities and outdoor team games.
Overview and Objectives of Out Bound Training Programs
|The outbound training workshops are very high energy offsite training programs for enhancing individual and team performance. Through these outbound management programs skills improvement takes place in the areas of teamwork, team bonding, communication, leadership, time management, problem solving, decision making, motivation, change and personal development. |
Mavraac is amongst the leading outbound training companies and outdoor team building can be conducted at our campus at Parkwoods Shoghi (Shimla) or at any of our recommended out-location destination like Manesar (NCR Delhi), Corbett, Rafting Camps (Near Rishikesh), Nalagarh Fort (Near Chandigarh), Jaipur or a destination of the client's choice.
Corporate team building adventure programs or outdoor training management development workshops boost organizational performance through experiential learning. The outdoor activities create an effective learning platform and challenge for the individual and the team. The adventure 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 team building training 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.
The natural environment and outdoor activities add to the fun quotient of the outdoor training, team building 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 experiential learning workshop helps a team in:
» Unlocking the potential of team members.
» 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 experiential learning workshop helps an individual in
learning importance and methods of :
» Relationship building, earning trust, respect and leading by example.
» Aligning 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 balance.
» Developing self-confidence, positive attitude, motivation.
» Reaching peak performance levels.
» Understanding about courage, fears, risk taking, fighting new challenges.
» Identifying one's key drivers and differentiators.
» Overcoming conflict, open communication.
» Managing time, anger and stress.
Customization and Delivery of Out Bound Training Workshop
|Mavraac, amongst the leading team building companies provides a variety of customization options for tailoring the outbound training programs and outdoor teambuilding workshops and services as per specific expectations of the client. Normally, each corporate team building program is formulated after the corporate trainers conduct a TNA (Training Need Assessment) and ascertain the gaps between objectives and performance. |
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.
The client can choose his training delivery option and workshop duration. The outdoor management development programs can be conducted at our campus at Parkwoods Shoghi (Shimla) orat any of our recommended out-location destination like Manesar (NCR Delhi), Corbett, Rafting Camps (Near Rishikesh), Nalagarh Fort (Near Chandigarh), Jaipur or a destination of the client's choice.
Mavraac team building training programs are experiential and expeditionary.
Programs on OD interventions on specific issues and team building interventions are also conducted.
Sample Activities and Exercises for an Outbound Training Program
» Icebreaker : To loosen up the participants.
» Team Formation: Team 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 role clarification.
» 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.
» Mine Field: Team work, trust and communication under adverse conditions.
» Rock Climbing, Rappelling: Overcoming fear of the unknown, can do attitude, surprising yourself and others.
» Bigger Picture: Synergy of individual, team and organization goals.
» Poster Making: Communication, listening skills.
» Australian Walk: Team work for achieving common goals.
» Single Knot: Out of the box thinking.
» Open Fist: Collaboration against competition.
» Big Rocks: Time management and ascertaining wildly important goals.
» Egg Drop: Problem solving, creativity and lateral thinking.
» Perfect Square: Team work, leadership, communication.
» The Right Chemistry: Conflict management.