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YourFuture Skills Challenge

The #YourFuture Skills Challenge is a one day ‘fun-filled’ team challenge that will help you develop new and existing skills through the completion of a number of skills challenges.

Outline of Activity

The #YourFuture Skills Challenge is a one day ‘fun-filled’ team challenge that helps students develop and demonstrate a range of work related skills through the completion of skills challenges

Learning Outcomes

Through the completion of a range of challenges and a group conversation concluding the day participants will learn:

  • The importance and role of teamwork in successful outcomes
  • The role communication plays in effectively overcoming difficulties
  • How to deal with unforeseen circumstances in a team setting
  • The role of commercial awareness in decision making in the workplace.

Assessment Details

In groups participants will:

  • Complete 4 individual skills challenges focusing on teamwork, communication, commercial awareness and decision making.
  • At the end of the final challenge the group will participate in a facilitated group discussion/feedback sessions that will help them reflect on their role within each challenge.
  • On an individual basis, participants will provide a written report (1000 word document) highlighting the key benefits gained, the problems encountered, and how these were resolved.

Level of Commitment

20 hours to include:

Challenge introduction

One day participation

Group discussion/feedback session

Individual Research

Written report

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