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Turnaround is the leading experiential learning company in the Middle East. We have the widest range of acivities delivering a mix of business messages and solid learning outcomes.Have a look at our activities and get in touch to see how we can customise them to fit your needs.

On Shifting Sands

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    Communication Simulation Outdoors Indoors Strategic

Is the future of your team ‘On Shifting Sands’? In a fast changing and challenging economy, high performing teams are critical to ensure business success. On Shifting Sands uses a series of progressively more challenging activities to test the resolve and performance of your team. Themed around the travels of Wilfred Thesiger and his journey across the empty quarter with his Bedouin guides, this event helps teams understand the behaviors required to become a high performing of the future.

Detour

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    Communication Competitive Indoors Outdoors Simulation Strategic

In our faced past society, the need to adapt and change with increasing speed becomes greater day by day. As the pressure on teams and leaders increases, the ability to plan effectively, re-allocate resources and prioritise is critical to maximize the efficiency of teams. DETOUR simulates this fast paced environment with a multi layered, multi activity, simulation designed to challenge the most agile of teams.

The Chocolate Factory

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    Communication Simulation Indoors Strategic

The Chocolate Factory is an innovation simulation that helps teams understand the importance of stakeholder alignment in delivering great products and services to customers. Can be used as part of innovation kick start or customer alignment workshop.

Ad Break

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    Communication Competitive Indoors Outdoors Strategic

Movie making is some of the best team building you can possibly do and Ad Break is our twist on this team building classic. The concept is clear, teams must write, produce, act and edit a TV commercial or Short Movie. Due to the complexity of the task, there is an excellent opportunity for debriefing especially around planning and execution, managing ideas, decision making, resource allocation and time management. We only use Apple iPads with the latest apps to make sure the quality is great and that the software is easy for everyone to use. The activity concludes with the playing of the videos and some possible awards if required. All videos to be provided in electronic format to allow for any further usage within the organization.

ALL HANDS

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    Communication Outdoors Indoors

One of our most impactful activities, All Hands sees teams recreate a work of art to reflect your corporate culture, completely from scratch. Our twist on this popular team building classic is to mirror your organisational structure to ensure we can run a meaningful debrief when the picture is finally revealed. The activity concludes by creating a strong emotional connection to your conference messaging and covers the topics of communication and collaboration showing what can be achieved when a team is fully aligned.

Photoshoot

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    Communication Energisers Indoors Outdoors

Let your teams' creativity run wild in this photo themed energiser.
Get immersed in the world of Stop Motion story telling and let your teams produce a video masterpiece.
This highly innovative product uses state of the art iPads to deliver and delivers an amazing result!

WHO KILLED CREATIVITY?

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    Strategic

A recent IBM poll of 1,500 CEOs identified creativity as the No. 1 “leadership competency” of the future. This workshop takes an innovative approach to Creativity asking "Who Killed Creativity?" and "How can we get it back?"

CODE CRACKERS

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    Communication Competitive Energisers Indoors Strategic

Has your team got what it takes to crack the code in this high energy conference energiser. Teams compete against each other, the clock and a world record to crack codes, solve puzzles, think outside the box and be the first to crack the code. We have taken existing Escape Room challenges and built them into a conference room environment. A great way to start any conference with some real out of the box thinking.

THE RACE FOR SPACE

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    Communication Competitive Outdoors Indoors Simulation

Companies today find themselves in a constant race to gain market share, increase production, productivity and efficiency. The Race for Space helps teams to prepare for this challenge. Themed on the legendary race to space in the 1950’s and 1960’s between Global Superpowers, this exercise uses a series of challenges to fine tune the skills of your team in your own Race for Space.

GREAT URBAN CHALLENGE

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    Competitive Outdoors

The Great Urban Challenge is the most sophisticated challenge on the market. Blending state of the art technology and highly addictive puzzles, make this the ultimate team test.

DHOW RUNNERS

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    Communication Competitive Indoors Strategic Simulation

Inspired by the rich sailing history of pearl diving in the Arabian Gulf, Dhow Runners is a strategic trading simulation game specifically designed to highlight the importance of collaboration in achieving organizational success. As a crew aboard an old sailing Dhow you must work together as a team to navigate uncertain seas in the search of rare black pearls. During this journey you must plan, strategies, negotiate with other Dhow Runners and maximize the opportunity in front of you to ensure success for your team, and your organization!

ROCK MY BOAT

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    Communication Competitive Outdoors Strategic

Rock My Boat is an activity that sees teams design, build and race a cardboard boat. This event is much more than just a boat building activity and allows teams to experience the value of planning and sharing a common goal before executing a task.

LEVERAGING DIVERSITY

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    Communication Indoors Strategic

Gender balance is no longer a tick in the box for businesses. Forward thinking organisations are looking at the latest research that proves that a gender balanced team can outperform a non gender balanced team. Maximising the diversity of your workforce is a critical component in increasing efficiency, team work and overall organisation productivity. Leveraging Diversity utilises the latest research on gender traits to ensure that you are getting the best out of the balance in your team. Leveraging Diversity uses a profiling tool to help individuals understand their own gender profile and helps organisations to see whether they are maximising the gender balance opportunity.

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TEAM TRACKS

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    Communication Competitive Indoors Outdoors Energisers

State of the art, iPad based GPS activity challenge. Sets a new benchmark in technology driven scavenger hunts with unparalleled activity types. Picture challenges, Video challenges, image recognition and augmented reality challenges. Can be run indoor or outdoor at a single location or across an entire city. Highly engaging!

The Business

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    Communication Competitive Indoors Strategic

This highly creative task goes deeper into movie making and sees your team vision for the future. We have built multiple debriefing points into this tried and tested team building activity to ensure that the link back to business messages is always clear.

POLE POSITION

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    Communication Competitive Outdoors Energisers

Pole Position gets your team to design, build and race a grand prix race car. Part of our design and build series, our twist is that the cars are designed from scratch ensuring a variety of cars and lots of creativity. Teams explore the value of sharing ideas and planning before task execution and the inclusion of our optional brainstorming session to determine who will start the race in Pole Position, ensures a strong link back to the business.

EMPATHY STYLES

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    Communication Indoors Strategic

Empathy Styles is a profiling tool like no other. Empathy Styles helps you ‎understand the drivers in yourself and in other people and then allows you to ‎develop a strategic approach for your communication. This tool helps explain the ‎differences in team dynamics and gives practical tools to help overcome them. ‎Empathy styles will quite literally change the way you communicate with ‎everyone!‎

SURVIVOR ISLAND RESCUE

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    Communication Competitive Outdoors Simulation Strategic

Inspired by the TV show, teams complete a series of survival themed tasks. This includes crossing the quick sand, working together to secure their water, identify building materials and designing, building and racing their boats off the Island.

Survivor Island Rescue delivers solid learning outcomes and self-reflection on the theme of high performing teams, with well-structured debriefs after each activity to draw out the key learning.

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TRADING PLACES

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    Communication Competitive Indoors

Imagine a loud, bustling and passionate commercial market place where teams ‎are wheeling and dealing to build their share of resources and assets – there ‎you have our custom business simulation.‎
The group is split into teams for this business simulation. The theme of the ‎simulation is designed around your business climate and services. Teams will ‎invest time in marketing and planning activities before buying and trading ‎property in a live trading situation. ‎

Survivor Bridge the Gap

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    Communication Outdoors Competitive Simulation Strategic

Teams compete in a series of challenging leadership challenges. A competitive challenge designed to bring out the best in your team. During each task, teams will earn points that are later transferred into distances to give them an advantage in the final chariot race.

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THE ESCAPE

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    Communication Competitive Energisers Indoors Simulation

Can your team break out of our conference energizer classic. Using the latest interactive apps to simulate an Escape room scenario, teams must solve problems, leverage strengths and work together to escape the room and potentially break a world record!

On Thin Ice

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    Strategic Indoors Communication Simulation

Is the future of your team 'On Thin Ice'? In a fast changing and challenging economy, high performing teams are critical to ensure business success. On Thin Ice uses a series of progressively more challenging activities to test the resolve and performance of your team. Themed around an Antarctic survival expedition, this event helps teams understand the behaviours required to become a high performing of the future.