At the core of competency development, attitude change, and Change Agents interests is adopting a practical approach in learning and development. So, theoretical concepts are presented through Extensive concrete examples, real-world exercises, and explained case studies. At the ends, you will be know the theories, and become pragmatically competent in the real world scenario.
Here are some of the methods adopted in programs:
1. Hands-On Projects
As the program progresses, a hands-on project is developed by applying the concepts to the business at hand. Participants are organized in groups and assignments are shared among team members. This can be managed through electronic channels such as email or e-learning systems.
2. Workshop Coaching
Coaching means: to guide participants as they work on applying concepts to practical projects and examples, on-job coaching and mentoring extending coaching to guide a participant doing real work assignments in their companies.
3. Case Studies
Examples/cases of companies which demonstrate excellence in the concept discussed. Cases are linked to topics, critically discussed to come up with lessons learned. For example, a case that demonstrates how the Japanese entered and gain market share in the European automobile markets.
4. Behavioral Change Techniques
Cognitive-behavioral therapy is an action-oriented form of psychosocial therapy that assumes that maladaptive, or faulty, thinking patterns cause maladaptive behavior and “negative” emotions. (Maladaptive behavior is behavior that is counter-productive or interferes with everyday living.) The process focuses on changing an individual’s thoughts (cognitive patterns) in order to change his or her behavior and emotional state.
Ready-made and customizable forms which can be deployed in corporate activities, such as business plan templates or business process improvements templates. Templates are used during workshops to apply it for learning objectives.
5. Business Games
Providing the same business conditions and same internal resources and competencies, teams work to provide best possible scenarios to make certain predetermined results.
6. Tips & Tricks
This Means; guidelines that improve awareness to common occurrences in real world situations in a sort of summarized statements, questions, what-to-do-if scenarios. Tips are addresses key management critical points.
7. Pragmatic Debate
It is done through interactive views exchanging, ideas and arguments that enriches and critically think about concepts. Participants share their relevant experiences with others.
8. Improve Problematic Situations
Teams are presented with a challenging problematic situation to improve it. We bring problematic situations from the everyday business environment we experience. Teams brainstorm, summarize, and present their thoughts to the group and a debate is facilitated around the case.
9. Group field-observations
To motivate teammates to think about business concepts on practice, we assign field observations objectives where group members are required to pay attention to certain business practices, collect their findings and present it to other groups where it is discussed, challenged and lesson learned follows.