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Problem Solving Exercise: Design a Menu

Problem Solving Exercise: Design a Menu
Leadership, Exercises, Team Building, Negotiation, Exercises for Kids, Persuasion Skills

Article Rating:::: 190 Ratings :::: Monday, April 21, 2014

This is a team building exercise suitable for all ages and both the academic and professional world. The aim is to get a number of teams to work together on a common task and understand the importance of working towards a particular target. You can easily customise the exercise to explore a variety of concepts on management and teamwork.

The main task in this exercise involves creating a menu for a particular event. Groups get to create, share and defend their choices which allow you to explore topics such as teamwork, leadership, problem solving, goal setting, cooperation, negotiation and persuasion.

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Persuasion Exercise: First Out of the Circle Loses

Persuasion Exercise: First Out of the Circle Loses
Games, Exercises, Negotiation, Coaching, Persuasion Skills

Article Rating:::: 122 Ratings :::: Monday, June 3, 2013

The ability to persuade people is a useful skill both in personal and professional life. This exercise is ideal once you have covered persuasion skills in your training course and want to go through a more demanding exercise that requires people to persuade each other strongly. It is an entertaining exercise as it involves everyone in a simple yet powerful setting.

To truly get the best from this exercise, you can follow it with a review and discussion. You will need to take notes during the exercise as each can play differently. You will need to refer back to the strategies used by participants while persuading each other during discussions. You can then comment on the effectiveness of these techniques and get delegates to discuss them.

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Negotiation Exercise: Compete and Collaborate Simultaneously

Negotiation Exercise: Compete and Collaborate Simultaneously
Leadership, Exercises, Team Building, Communication Skills, Negotiation, Resource Management

Article Rating:::: 414 Ratings :::: Monday, August 22, 2011

This exercise is ideal for team building and negotiation where delegates learn to share their resources and also negotiate with each other in a competitive environment. They will learn that cooperation can be much more effective than direct competition or being difficult.

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Problem Solving Exercise: Brainstorm or Expert

Problem Solving Exercise: Brainstorm or Expert
Exercises, Team Building, Negotiation, Decision Making, Brainstorming

Article Rating:::: 101 Ratings :::: Monday, October 12, 2009

This exercise encourages creativity and helps delegates to come up with a larger variety of solutions. The activity also enables participants to evaluate and compare the influence and effect of using expert views in solving problems. This activity is suitable for groups of people who have access to Internet and phone during the training session.

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Team Building Exercise: The Perfect Team Mate

Team Building Exercise: The Perfect Team Mate
Exercises, Icebreakers, Team Building, Negotiation

Article Rating:::: 80 Ratings :::: Sunday, March 15, 2009

This exercise allows participants to recognise and appreciate the range of talents and achievements each individual brings to the team. Identifying and acknowledging individual abilities increases team members confidence in what they can accomplish as a group.

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Negotiation Training Exercise: You're Out!

Negotiation Training Exercise: You're Out!
Exercises, Negotiation, Decision Making, Persuasion Skills

Article Rating:::: 120 Ratings :::: Friday, September 12, 2008

This exercise focuses on presentation and negotiation styles. It also shows how people deal with more difficult situations both as individuals and as part of a group.

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5 Quick Steps to Win/Win Negotiation

5 Quick Steps to Win/Win Negotiation
Leadership, Training Articles, Negotiation, Persuasion Skills

Article Rating:::: 392 Ratings :::: Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Negotiation is the process of bargaining that precedes an agreement. Successful negotiation generally results in a contract between the parties. Best type of negotiation is “win-win” which means both parties will be satisfied with the result.

“Win-Win” negotiation is about alliance not conflict. Successful negotiation results in long lasting and fruitful professional relationships between parties, reduced tension and stress associated with aggressive bargaining methods and leads to more productive and creative businesses.

In this article we explore five steps to a more successful negotiation for all parties involved:


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