Corporate Talent Development:
Early Career Development, on-boarding & strategic leadership simulations
Enliven your talent development programme:
With our catalogue of ready-to-use business simulations you can include a simulation into your programme for increased engagement and an enriched learning experience that turns learned theory into a real-world business experience. Click on the links below to view our ready-to-use simulations or contact our team for a discussion.
Early Career Development
The Business Management Experience simulation
Team-based simulation for fast-track commercial awareness
This popular business simulation challenges participants to make the commercial and operational business decisions that impact on the performance of a business. The simulation is typically included as part of our corporate clients’ early career development or on-boarding programmes.
The Business Management Experience simulation is designed to enhance and develop business acumen while providing an engaging, high energy, competitive focus for developing essential team-working skills.
The simulation can be integrated into the client company’s learning management system or can be run from LD’s simulation platform.Read more
The Project Management Experience simulation is designed to introduce participants to planning, organizing, motivating, and controlling resources to achieve specific goals. Knowledge and experience of managing projects – or understanding one’s role in a project team – is essential in today’s workplace as most graduates entering the workplace will work on a project basis early in their career.
The simulation is typically included as part of our corporate client’s graduate induction programme and can be integrated into the client company’s learning management system or can be run via LD’s simulation platform.Read more
On-boarding experienced hires:
The Business Leadership On-boarding Challenge simulation is designed to simulate your company’s value chain, business cycle, processes and policies in a way which accelerates the on-boarding of new employees. It is customised to your company and industry.
Key to the successful integration of a new hires into the business is a rapid understanding how your company works and the resources available to assist new hires with their induction in order to fast-track their integration into the business. The Business Leadership On-boarding Challenge engages teams of new hires on-line across regions and time zones.Read more
This simulation enables participants to experience how strategy is formulated and implemented in a complex global service business and to consider the ability of the Board and management to implement their chosen strategy.
Designed to link with one of the leading strategy textbooks (Fundamentals of Strategy) which is used primarily for MBA and Executive Education, this simulation-based masterclass is designed to change mindsets from operational to strategic.
- Managers who know how and why strategy is formulated
- A renewed focus on options for growth that deliver shareholder value
- Enhanced business and commercial awareness that enables more effective contribution to the implementation of strategy
Intensive experience of working in teams with peers and making decisions by consensus.Read more
Family Business Strategy Simulation
For professionals providing strategic advice to family business owners
This exciting simulation challenges participants to develop a comprehensive strategic analysis of a family-owned group of marketing services companies and the business environment in which it trades. The key dilemma for participants is that the four family members owning the majority of the equity have divergent views and cannot agree on the company strategy.
Acting as consultants, the participants have to identify critical success factors, advise the family business owners accordingly, implement strategic choices for optimum competitive advantage via the simulation, then see the impact of their decisions on the financial and non-financial performance of the group through a management scorecard.Read more