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Renaissance Leadership practices leading-edge innovation in program development. All Renaissance programs contain experience-based components. Customizing programs to meet specific outcome goals, rather than resorting to an "off the shelf" approach, Renaissance has used a variety of venues to maximize impact. Some experience-based programs take place entirely indoors; others capitalize on the power of learning in natural outdoor settings. Examples of venues that have yielded dramatic success include:

  • EXECUTIVE CHALLENGE/PROBLEM-SOLVING COURSE
    A series of physical/mental problems are solved as a team, allowing each participant and the team to honestly examine the effectiveness of planning, communication, leadership, creativity, and execution, while forging strong business relationships. (Indoors and outdoors options)
  • GOLF
    A metaphor for the game of business in building internal or customer-supplier relationships, golf challenges participants' leadership capacity in a number of insightful ways.
  • BREAKTHROUGH SAILING
    Deepwater sailing in 40-foot yachts provides the medium for exploring organizations' interaction patterns and issues. Minimal technical instruction and major functional challenge creates high drama.
  • ORIENTEERING
    Using scarce resources and limited technical knowledge to forge direction through foreign and confusing terrain provides a challenge rich with direct analogy to business.
  • WATER-BASED EXPERIENCES ON RAFTS, CANOES, OR KAYAKS
    Navigating a course amidst obstacles or the turbulence of whitewater tests the leadership, organizational effectiveness, and mettle of any group-in six-passenger rafts, two-person canoes, or solo kayaks.
  • MOUNTAINEERING AND RAPPELLING
    Scaling new heights of performance will challenge the perceptual-cognitive domain in a way few individual task performance experiences can match. Willingness to let go and trust are key issues explored here.
  • CORPORATE COMMUNITY INITIATIVES
    Weaving tangible projects of direct benefit to a community into an executive development experience can create lasting bonds that serve multiple purposes.
 
 
Are you ready to venture on a journey? Contact us at 804-677-7394.