SIMULATORS THAT ACCELERATE LEADER GROWTH AND IMPROVE PERFORMANCE
Our Challenges are experiential workshops that help emerging leaders better execute your company’s strategy. Participants validate a leadership and strategy curriculum using real-time strategy (RTS) simulations. They learn and apply critical leadership competencies under stress, learning to formulate and drive strategy on-the-go. Each participant gains (what feels like) years of experience in a very short amount of time. The newly refined leadership knowledge, with the new experiences, help the emerging leader fast-track their way to the level of high-performer.
LEARNING DELIVERY SYSTEM
EDGE Challenges used real-time strategy (RTS) simulations as the learning delivery system. The learning value is immediate: participants are afforded the rare opportunity t0 quickly see, and feel, the impact of their leadership skills and competencies on the mission and on the team. Each simulation also reflects leadership and team dynamics in the workplace, helping the participants reflect on their current performance.
Commercial submission for a teen leader program
“Researchers found…that ‘real-time strategy’ gaming…improved their [participants] cognitive flexibility. That is to say, they got better at switching between thinking about different concepts, and at thinking about multiple concepts simultaneously.”
“Video Games Build Strong Brains,” Reason Magazine
ROLES IN THE SIMULATIONS
Participants cooperate and collaborate with one another as they create nations, develop economies and build armies. Success, however, does not depend on actual game play; rather, it lies in ensuring the team effectively performs. Everyone cycles through the four different roles. Only those in the Operations role manage the computer game. Each participant ultimately takes the “Commander,” and is responsible for overseeing the success or failure of accomplishing the mission.
The four roles:
Operations leader (responsible for gameplay)
Strategic leader, the “Commander”