Kent State University Partners in Entrepreneurship

King Saud University -- Kent State University
Partners in Entrepreneurship
Survey of Entrepreneurship
Class 3
Subarctic Survival Part 1 of 2
Arctic Survival
A Team Development Exercise
Arctic Survival Part 1
• Today you will be introduced to a real-life
• You will be given all of the information
regarding the situation as it occurred
• You will then be challenged , first individually,
and then as a team, to help your team
The Challenge
• The Challenge: details
• Open the booklet ‘Subarctic Survival Situation’
participant’s booklet
• Read the first 2 inside pages: Map of Crash Site,
and The Subarctic Situation
• When you are finished reading, please stand up
The Challenge
• Turn to the page : The Challenge
• Read through the instructions
• AS INDIVIDUALS, Complete Step 1 on the next
page. You will have 15 minutes to complete the
The Challenge
• Part 2: The Team challenge
• Read the instructions to Part 2
• As a team, discuss your individual answers, then
begin to write in the team’s Consensus answers
• Consensus means that when you have 2 or more
opinions, you agree to come to one answer. You may
not like the team’s answer, but you can live with it
The Challenge
• Part 2, continued
• If you don’t finish in class, you may take up to the
difference between 45 minutes total, and the
amount of time used in class. PLEASE DON”T EXCEED
THE TOTAL TIME combined in class and in evening
Evening Assignment
Continue to finish the team ranking of the 15 items
As a team, describe what went on in the team
simulation: for example
Did one or two members dominate?
Were there any 'side conversations'?
When conflict arose, how was it resolved?
Was the final rating completed on time?
Was consensus reached?
Read Mariotti chapter 3 "Creating Business
from Opportunity" .
Read in-class handouts.
Reminder you will need to research business
opportunities to present in class 6.