What is Mobile Team Challenge?

fun-picture01Mobile Team Challenge is a totally unique, portable and patented accelerated and experiential learning solution which brings about behavioural and attitudinal change in Individuals, Teams and Organisations.

Mobile Team Challenge (MTC) is emerging as a world leader in the provision and supply of transformational programmes and events, development products and resources that enable teams, organisations and communities to unleash the potential of their people.

MTC offer either:

  1. An extensive range of Experiential Learning Kits and “Train the Trainer” workshops for Learning and Development Professionals – Where our aim is to further empower the relevant members of your internal Training, Development and HR teams so that they can deliver more positive, effective and enjoyable interventions on a consistent and on-going basis…or
  2. Hire a Mobile Team Challenge Facilitator and MTC equipment to facilitate:
    • Inspirational and Motivational Team Building Days – as used by The Red Arrows
    • Leadership and Management Development Workshops: First Line Supervisors, Middle, Senior and Executive Management Levels
    • Conflict to Collaboration Workshops: Conflict Resolution and Management
    • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Leadership Concepts
    • Applying Emotional Intelligence in your Team and Organisation: STAND out from the CROWD!
    • Myers Briggs Team Profiling Days
    • Customer Service Excellence Sessions: “What IF … Disney ran YOUR Organisation?” – The Customer Experience based on Disney’s Award Winning Service Principles + FISH!
    • Professional Negotiating and Influencing Techniques
    • How to lead THROUGH, and beyond CHANGE
    • Performance under Pressure: A Stress Resilience Journey and Awareness Workshop
    • Applying Appreciative Inquiry and Positive Winning Behaviours and Attitudes
    • DeBono’s 6 Hat Thinking
    • Sales and Marketing Development Workshops
    • Managing for Performance: Coaching and Mentoring
    • Creating a Culture of Innovation and Learning

All of the above workshops are 1 or 2 day workshops and are delivered on-site utilising MTC’s Award Winning Experiential and accelerated learning concepts.

Already active in fourteen countries, on five continents; World Class Experiential Kits and Concepts

fun-picture02MTC has attracted clients like NASA, FedEx, Vodaphone, Honda, 26 NHS Foundation Trusts, Sun Microsystems, Siemens, Jaguar, Land Rover, the Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, Army, Surrey Police, Surrey Satellites Ltd, B&Q, over a dozen Universities and Colleges including; Durham, Reading, Birmingham, Loughborough, Southport, Thames Valley University, TUC, Unite the Union,  Ashridge Management College, Mars / Masterfoods, NCP, Ordnance Survey, Chelsea Building Society, B&Q, Associated Independent Stores (Retail), Siemens, IBM, McAfee, over 200 Local Authorities and over 100 Schools and over 50 HM Prisons, Rehabilitation Centres and Youth and Community organisations.

Mobile Team Challenge is currently delivering on-going Teambuilding and Leadership Programmes to 55 RAF bases in the UK, including the Senior Officers’ Training Centre at RAF Cranwell, The Army, the Royal Navy Leadership College in Portsmouth, as well as several Tri-Services locations are also using MTC equipment to challenge individuals and teams to unleash their full potential in leadership and motivational skills.

The above organisations have been empowered by MTC to address problems and negative influences and transform these into sustained, successful and more positive ways of working through the development of Peak Performance Teams.

World Famous Team Building Events

fun-picture03MTC offer a range of unique, highly enjoyable and effective, activity based learning, development and education products and services including World Famous Personal, Team, Organisational and Management Development Programmes.

World Famous Facilitator and Train the Trainer programmes Offering either “Train the Trainer” workshops to enable our clients to deliver their own inspirational training using MTC equipment or exciting and life-changing workshops facilitated by MTC experts in Change Management, Leadership, Conflict, Customer Service, Strategic Planning, Appreciative Inquiry, Stress Management, Team Building, NLP, Communication skills, Management Training modules (covering all levels of management), Emotional Intelligence, Innovation, Performance Management, Coaching and Mentoring, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Myers Briggs Type Indicator Profiling and many more topics.

MTC’s involvement with over 200 local authorities in the UK is in the delivery of modular development programmes for First Line, Middle and Senior Management and we are also supplier of experiential learning equipment in many of these.

Testimonials

Mobile Team Challenge’s unique approach to Accelerated Learning and Development, through utilisation of Mobile Team Challenge techniques, produce outstanding results, highly energised and motivated attendees; some of whose comments have been:

‘A Life Changing Experience…’ (BUPA)

‘Brilliant, Brilliant, Brilliant!” – some great learning metaphors from the MTC way of Learning and Development” (BUPA – Southern Area Training Team Manager)

‘A very powerful way of introducing Emotional Intelligence in a way we never have before. Loved the activities and experiential learning approach – MTC are a highly recommended learning and development organisation’ (BUPA – Northern Area Training Team Manager)

‘A powerful, effective and common sense approach that produced only positive outcomes and excellent results’ (Chelsea Building Society)

The Experience was guaranteed FUN… but with some SERIOUS learning!(Bournemouth College)

‘A very rich and valuable training experience’ (RAF Innsworth)

‘MTC has proved to be exceptional and versatile for improving leadership, communication, teambuilding, mutual support, self belief, problem solving and creative thinking within. It’s potential within the workplace is vast whilst also being great fun’ (Tony Woodcock, Honda UK)

An awesome delivery technique which makes learning great fun – it’s changed my life’. (Moorlands College)

‘A brilliant day – GREAT Team building and Awareness of Leadership’ (Ian, Brookes, CEO Lorien)

‘A very professional event which will have a profound effect on my life’ (Wokingham Borough Council) 

‘…A new dimension to our leadership and development programmes…’ (Chrys Murphy MBE, Wing Commander, RAF)

“MTC is about building on success, to bring about even more success” (Brett Nicholls, RAF School of Training)

An excellent event – made me really think what being a manager was about!” (S. Derbyshire District Council)

“I wanted to write a short note to thank you both for such an excellent MTC course last week. I thoroughly enjoyed the two days and found the Appreciative Inquiry. approach fascinating. I think you have tremendous training medium in the MTC equipment. More importantly, the positive-framing approach to facilitation is extremely powerful and when combined with the first class challenges, lead to a very rich and valuable training experience. Crucially, you both believe and live. the concept and that message came across loud and clear. Thank you both once again for your energy and enthusiasm that bought the whole two days to life. Best wishes and please keep up the great work”. (Squadron Leader Paul Bate, RAF Innsworth)

“MTC Training enhances existing leadership and team building activities and improves other training exercises”. (Pamela Murray, RAF LTPD School of PT)

“The most enjoyable and thought provoking course I have ever attended” (David Jordan, Prison Officer)

“The MTC approach shows that the glass is “half full” and not “half empty”. It will work within most organisations” (Dennis Griffiths, Prison Officer)

“There are many valuable aspects to the MTC approach that develop communication, flexibility, trust, teamwork, etc. This can all be related and the lessons learnt transferred to work and life in general” (Stuart Cooper, Prison Education Officer, HMP)

“The MTC Training course was very professional, great fun and packed full of great information” (Simon Folger, Prison Education Officer, HMP)

“An excellent course – very professional and well presented. Thank you Barry”. (Chris Belcher, Head of Learning and Development, S.Warwickshire NHS)

‘We had a hugely inspirational day with Mobile Team Challenge. Their use of Appreciative Enquiry to facilitate Experiential Learning was so powerful that we placed an order for four equipment packages and associated training.’ (Sue Cook of Wolverhampton City Council)

“A great three days … three highly successful and effective days for Team Working‟. (Regional Training Director, Vodafone- Retail)

“Thank you for the inspiring 2 day’s training you did for us recently, we have noticed a difference already!” (Jackie Skeel – Assistant Director for Organisational Development NHS Trust S. Region)

“Many thanks – the pair of you have been a great inspiration” (OC FDTF – RAF Halton)

“Received great feedback again – you are REALLY making an impact and it is fab” (Jan Furniss Team Leader: Professional Education & Corporate Learning, Education and Learning Team, Birmingham Children’s Hospital)

“Excellent course will recommend to others!!” (Superintendent NHS Leicester)

“Best Training EVER!” (Senior Pharmacist, Birmingham Children’s Hospital)

“I AM SO MOTIVATED!! … I hope my colleagues are too! J” (E-Learning Supervisor, Birmingham Children’s Hospital)

“An excellent day – thank you” (Superintendent Radiographer Derbyshire NHS)

“Dear Barry,

I probably ought to be lodging a protest!  Since the training course, I have had a steady stream of staff at my door. 

Each and every participant spontaneously felt that they ought to come individually and tell me how fantastic your course was!

They felt really motivated, learnt a lot and really enjoyed the day.

I can see that you may become a regular feature of the training of the pharmacy department!

Thank you”

(Professor Anthony Sinclair, Chief Pharmacist and Head of Medicines, Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS)

Team Leaders – Bucks CC

“Really enjoyed the day – thanks!” (Team Leader Bucks CC)

“Thoroughly enjoyed the day!” (Team Leader Bucks CC)

“Very enjoyable” (Team Leader Bucks CC)

“An enjoyable and positive day” (Team Leader Bucks CC)

“Excellent Course – Excellent delivery” (HR Operations Manager: Surrey Police)

 “Just ….. FANTASTIC!!” (Helen Tautz – Director of Operations ITV for “I’m a Celebrity – get me out of here!)

 “Brilliant – VERY enjoyable” (Team Leader – Siemens Wind Power)

“..the day was “inspirational” and “brilliant….” (Chief Executive. W.Sussex NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust – following a keynote speech at the W.Sussex NHS Conference)

“I originally chose Mobile Team Challenge because of their training design, unique flexibility in accommodating the location of our choice and their superior safety record. I have stayed with MTC because they produce measurable results. MTC employs and trains superior instructors who are able to synthesize and debrief the learning experience in a way that grounds the learning for all involved. MTC is also flexible and creative in working with their clients to adjust or modify a training experience so that it aligns with the organization’s unique cultural or developmental need. I would highly recommend MTC to any organization.” (Christine R. Williams NASA Learning Systems Program Manager)

“MTC has developed a model for learning that is light years ahead of any other experiential learning program I have been involved in. We are changing our organization with their training and support! We are grateful for all they’ve done and continue to do. They have certainly had an impact on our organization and a very significant impact on me in many ways.” (Ken Elstein Leadership Development EPA/ORD)

“Your Mobile Team Challenge equipment allows us to provide a great variety of experiences, which can be tailored to specific outcomes for each individual team. When I first saw the equipment I was very sure we could put the equipment to good use and I was correct. The ease of use, portability and wide range of exercise choice offered in your equipment make it one of the best that I have used. Furthermore, the excellent support and feedback from you and your staff are an added bonus to trainers in the field.” (Gary Thompson, HR Development, General Motors, Toledo, USA)

“An excellent course – very professional and well presented. Thank you Barry”. (Chris Belcher, Head of Learning and Development, S. Warwickshire NHS)

“Thank you for the inspiring 2 day’s training you did for us recently, we have noticed a difference already!” (Jackie Skeel – Assistant Director for Organisational Development NHS Trust S. Region.)

A Life Changing Experience…’ (Regional Director, BUPA)

“Received great feedback again – you are REALLY making an impact and it is fab” (Jan Furniss Team Leader: Professional Education & Corporate Learning, Education and Learning Team, Birmingham Children’s Hospital)

“Dear Barry,

I probably ought to be lodging a protest!  Since the training course, I have had a steady stream of staff at my door. 

Each and every participant spontaneously felt that they ought to come individually and tell me how fantastic your course was!

They felt really motivated, learnt a lot and really enjoyed the day.

I can see that you may become a regular feature of the training of the pharmacy department!

Thank you”

(Professor Anthony Sinclair, Chief Pharmacist and Head of Medicines, Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS)

“I AM SO MOTIVATED!! … I hope my colleagues are too! J” (E-Learning Supervisor, Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS)

 “Best Training EVER!!!” (Senior Pharmacist, Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS)

“I’d give this course and 11 out of 10! … Best I’ve attended” (Team Supervisor Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS)

“Excellent course will recommend to others!!” (Superintendent NHS Leicester)

“An excellent day – thank you” (Superintendent Radiographer Derbyshire NHS) 

“We had an amazing day! – this has changed the thinking of our Management Team – VERY professional and thought provoking” (Debbie Fryer Director of HR & OD, Aintree University NHS Foundation Trust Hospital, Liverpool)

“Our experience with over 150 participants to date has demonstrated that the Emotional Intelligence profiling process has increased their self awareness and motivates them in their roles” (Professor Abdol Tavabie Dean of Post Graduate General Practice Education for Kent, Surrey & Sussex Deanery)

“The potential of the Emotional Intelligence EQ System in this PCT will be immense and I am looking forward to using it”. (Head of O.D. S. Staffs PCT)

“..the day was “inspirational” and “brilliant….” (Chief Executive. W.Sussex NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust – following a keynote speech at the W.Sussex NHS Conference)

“ A VERY motivational and inspirational day…” (Divisional Director of Operations for Clinical Support Services at Chelsea and Westminster NHS)

“Fantastic – very motivational…” (Lead for Patient and Staff Experience. Chelsea and Westminster NHS)

Absolutely amazing experience/training…” (Service Improvement Lead, Chelsea and Westminster NHS)

“Good insights and made relevant to the NHS – inspiring and excellent as ever” (Debbie Fryer, Director of HR & Organisational Development, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Chair of the Foundation Trust HR Directors Network following a key note speech at the FTN Conference at Church House, Westminster)

“Challenging, inspirational and motivational – excellent feedback from all delegates for your presentation…” (Deputy Director of Human Resources, NHS / HPMA Luton & Dunstable NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust – following a keynote speech at the E, Midlands HPMA / NHS Conference at Newmarket Race Course)

The Emotional Behaviours in the Workplace process as used by Mobile Team Challenge has been used in a variety of SHA’s, NHS Trusts and medical practices including: British Medical Association, Carers Foundation Trust, Chesterfield NHS Trust, Central Lancashire PCT, East Midlands Deanery, South Staffs PCT, York Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Greater Glasgow and Clyde PCT, London Strategic Health Authority, University College London Hospital, School of Health and Social Care etc