BUILDING BIKES, BUILDING CONNECTIONS
A HEARTWARMING TEAMBUILDING JOURNEY WITH ASTRAZENECA

BUILDING BIKES, BUILDING CONNECTIONS
A HEARTWARMING TEAMBUILDING JOURNEY WITH ASTRAZENECA

Dozens of eager faces from AstraZeneca, hands buzzing with activities assembling 18 bicycles fresh from the packing boxes. They are not just assembling bicycles as these were destined for a special purpose, to bring joy and mobility to migrant workers residing far from their daily lives. This unique teambuilding programme specially customised for the team of AstraZeneca was an experience brimming with teamwork, purpose, and a heart-warming connection.

Many migrant workers, the backbone of our society, reside in dormitories, are often located far from essential amenities. During their well-deserved rest days, travelling can be challenging. Having a bicycle empowers them to explore, run errands, and connect with their communities in a cost-effective and sustainable way.

The magic unfolded during our signature “The Build a Bike Challenge!” teambuilding programme. What began as seemingly competitive to assemble bikes shifted dramatically in the midst of the programme. As we revealed the bikes’ destination – to the migrant worker community – a wave of collaboration washed over the room. The competitive spirit transformed into a beautiful display of teamwork! With participants sharing resources, offering a helping hand, and cheering each other on.

It’s this purposeful element that sets our teambuilding programmes apart. By revealing the impact of their actions, we witness a shift in behaviour, fostering a stronger sense of purpose and conection within the team. The debrief session becomes a powerful moment of reflection, reminding everyone of the positive ripple effect their actions can create.

The AstraZeneca team embraced the idea of giving back with open arms. It was truly inspiring to see their dedication to delivering something truly impactful.

Inspired by AstraZeneca’s journey? Ready to embark on your own meaningful teambuilding adventure? Let your team experience the joy of giving back while strengthening their bond. Contact us today and discover how we can craft an unforgettable experience that will leave a lasting impact on both your team and the community you choose to support.

SPREADING JOY, EMPOWERING LIVES! ~ UNVEILING THE BUILD A BIKE CHALLENGE!

SPREADING JOY, EMPOWERING LIVES! ~ UNVEILING THE BUILD A BIKE CHALLENGE!

We are thrilled to announce the relaunch of our much-loved CSR initiative, The Build a Bike Challenge! It’s not just about building bicycles; it’s about making connections, fostering teamwork, and creating positive change within our community.

The Challenge Unveiled:

Teams, get ready for an exhilarating experience that goes beyond competition. The Build a Bike Challenge! brings teams together with a competitive spirit, but the essence lies in the unexpected twist. Halfway through the programme, participants discover a greater purpose for their teambuilding in bike-building efforts.

Collaboration in Action:

While teams initially approach the challenge with a competitive mindset, realisation dawns on competing teams;  the bicycles they are building will be donated to a beneficiary. Witness the transformation as individuals shift from a competitive mindset to a collaborative one, recognising the impact their efforts will have on the lives of others.

Spreading Joy to Kids:

This year, we are excited to extend the joy of cycling to children in need. The bicycles built through The Build a Bike Challenge! will be donated to beneficiaries caring for the young, bringing smiles, fostering a love for the outdoors, and empowering them to explore the world of adventure around them.

Empowering Migrant Workers:

In addition to supporting children, we have expanded our initiative to empower migrant workers. The Build a Bike Challenge! will contribute the bicycles to migrant workers, facilitating easier transportation and enhancing their mobility within the community which will also ease them at work too.

Be a part of this transformative experience! Witness first-hand the power of collaboration, the joy of giving, and the positive impact we can make together while teambuilding at the same time.

Why The Build a Bike Challenge! ?
  • Team Building: Strengthen team bonds and communication through a shared goal.
  • Community Social Responsibility (CSR) Impact: Make a tangible difference by contributing to a meaningful cause.
  • Community Engagement: Connect with the local community and make a lasting impact.
Get Involved:

Whether you’re a seasoned team or a group of individuals looking to make a difference, The Build a Bike Challenge! is open to all.

Let’s pedal towards positive change and build a future where collaboration and community support thrive!

Contact us at info@FOCUSAdventure.com  to find out more about this incredible initiative!

 

EXCITING NEWS: FOCUS Adventure’s NEW EVENT SPACE AT AMARA SANCTUARY RESORT SENTOSA!

EXCITING NEWS: FOCUS Adventure’s NEW EVENT SPACE AT AMARA SANCTUARY!

We are delighted to share some thrilling news that marks a new chapter in our journey of fostering teamwork and unforgettable experiences. FOCUS Adventure has officially unveiled our brand new event space at the prestigious Amara Sanctuary Resort in Sentosa!

 

A Premium Teambuilding Location

Situated within Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa, our new event space  is set to redefine the landscape of teambuilding. Tailored for workshops and low-impact teambuilding activities, this space is designed to elevate your corporate events, offering a perfect blend of tranquillity and cutting-edge facilities.

 

The Perfect Setting for Corporate Excellence:

Embrace the beauty and serenity of Amara Sanctuary Resort in Sentosa while engaging in impactful teambuilding activities. The Innovation room provides an ideal backdrop for fostering creativity, communication, and team cohesion. Whether you are planning workshops, brainstorm sessions or team retreats, this space is crafted to enhance the experience for your team.

 

Our Partnership with Amara Sanctuary: 

This expansion results from our strong partnership with Amara Sanctuary, a collaboration built on shared values of excellence and dedication to delivering exceptional experiences. FOCUS Adventure and Amara Sanctuary are committed to providing state-of-the-art locations that meet the evolving needs of our clients.

 

Continued Support for Your Corporate Events:

As we introduce this new event space, we want to assure our valued clients that our commitment to supporting your event remains unwavering. Our talented FAcilitators, innovative activities, and now this premium venue come together to create an unparalleled experience for your team.

 

Join us at our New event space! Book your next corporate event with us for a customised programme to meet your unique objectives! For enquiries, reservations, or more information, please get in touch with us at info@FOCUSAdventure.com.  Thank you for being a part of the FOCUS Adventure community, and we hope to see you soon!

THE SCAM-PROOF CORPORATE CHALLENGE!

THE SCAM-PROOF CORPORATE CHALLENGE!

This teambuilding programme educates participants about the risks of scams and encourages collaboration and problem-solving as teams work together to develop effective preventive measures.

Objective: To enhance the team’s awareness and knowledge about common scams and develop strategies to protect the company from threats.

Format:

Introduction (30 minutes):

  • A brief presentation on common scams targeting corporations (phishing, CEO fraud, invoice scams, etc.).
  • Overview of the financial and reputational risks associated with falling victim to scams.

Team Formation (15 minutes):

  • Divide participants into sub teams (4-6 members per team).

Scam Identification Activity (45 minutes):

  • Each team is given a list of potential scam scenarios.
  • Teams discuss and identify whether each scenario is a scam or not.
  • Teams present their conclusions to the group, explaining the reasons for their choices.

Interactive Workshop (60 minutes):

  • Rotate through challenges where teams engage in hands-on activities
  • Phishing Simulation: Teams receive simulated phishing emails and must identify and report them.
  • Role-Play Exercise: Teams act out scenarios where a scam targets an employee, and they must respond appropriately.
  • Case Study Analysis: Teams review real-life examples of corporate scams, discuss how they could have been prevented, and present their findings.

Strategy Development (30 minutes):

  • Teams brainstorm and develop a list of preventive measures and best practices to protect the company from scams.
  • Each team creates an action plan with specific steps to implement within the organisation.

Presentation (30 minutes):

  • Teams present their action plans to the entire group.
  • The best action plan, as determined by a panel or popular vote, receives a prize or recognition.

Key Takeaways:

  • Increased awareness of common scams.
  • Improved ability to identify and respond to potential threats.
  • Development of practical strategies to safeguard the organisation.
 

FOCUS Consulting: DESIGN THINKING WORKSHOP

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DESIGN THINKING WORKSHOP
Unlock Creativity, Ignite Innovation

Are you ready to revolutionise your approach to problem-solving and innovation? Join FOCUS Consulting for an immersive Design Thinking Workshop, a dynamic programme designed to unleash creativity, foster collaboration, and drive innovation within your organisation.

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the ability to innovate is a key differentiator. Design Thinking is a human-centred approach that empowers individuals and teams to tackle complex challenges, generate groundbreaking ideas, and transform the way we approach problem-solving.

What Sets Us Apart?

At FOCUS Consulting, we believe in experiential learning by doing. Our Design Thinking Workshop goes beyond theory, incorporating experiential activities and interactive sessions to ensure participants understand the concepts and apply them in real-world scenarios.

Programme Highlights
  1. Introduction to Design Thinking (1 hour)
    • Understanding the Design Thinking framework
    • Recognising the importance of empathy in problem-solving
    • Exploring the impact of user-centric design
  1. Empathy Building Activities (1.5 hours)
    • Engage in experiential activities to develop empathy skills
    • Learn how to conduct user interviews and gather insights
    • Practice active listening and observation techniques
  1. Ideation and Prototyping (2 hours)
    • Foster a culture of brainstorming and idea generation
    • Hands-on prototyping exercises to turn ideas into tangible solutions
    • Understand the value of iteration and rapid prototyping
  1. Collaboration and Teambuilding (1.5 hours)
    • Team-based challenges to enhance collaboration
    • Effective communication strategies within teams
    • Building a culture of innovation within your organisation

 

  1. Real-World Application (1 hour)
    • Case studies and success stories of organisations applying Design Thinking
    • Guided discussions on implementing Design Thinking in your workplace
Why FOCUS Consulting?

Experiential Learning: Our workshops are designed to be interactive, ensuring participants actively engage with the content through hands-on activities.


Expert Facilitators: Led by industry experts with a wealth of experience in Design Thinking and innovation, our facilitators guide participants through the process with practical insights and best practices.

Tailored Solutions: We understand that each organisation is unique. The workshops can be customised to address specific challenges and opportunities within your industry.

Invest in Innovation Today!

Unleash the creative potential within your team and drive innovation that propels your organisation forward.

Contact FOCUS Consulting, info@FOCUS-Consulting.com  to book your half or full-day Design Thinking Workshop and embark on a journey towards transformation.

The AR Rush Challenge!

The AR Rush Challenge

The “AR Rush Challenge! is an exciting new corporate teambuilding programmes with teams working together to complete a series of challenges using cutting-edge AR technology. The programmes encourages teamwork, communication and problem-solving skills in a high-energy, competitive environment.

During the programmes, teams will be tasked with completing a series of challenges that require them to navigate through a pre-planned customized route using AR technology. The programmes encourages teamwork, communication, and problem-solving skills in a competitive, high-energy environment.

Each team will be equipped with a tablet with AR capabilities that will allow them to see and interact with virtual objects in the real world. They will also have access to various other tools and resources, including maps, puzzles and clues to help them complete each challenge.

 

The AR Rush Challenge! is a thrilling and engaging teambuilding programmes perfect for companies looking to improve communication, collaboration and problem-solving skills among their employees. Its exciting blend of technology and competition will surely be a hit with teams of all ages and skill levels.

Learning Outcome:

  1. Improved Communication Skills: Teams must communicate effectively to complete the challenges successfully. This programmes can help participants develop better communication skills, including active listening, clear expression, and collaboration.

     

  2. Enhanced Problem-Solving Skills: The challenges in the programmes require participants to think creatively and critically to find solutions. Participants will learn to break down problems into smaller components and develop innovative solutions.

     

  3. Increased Adaptability: As the challenges occur in various locations, participants must quickly adapt to new environments and situations. This programmes can help develop a sense of adaptability and flexibility, which can be useful in various professional and personal situations.

     

  4. Better Teamwork and Collaboration: The programmes competitive nature requires participants to work together to achieve their goals. This programmes can help individuals understand the importance of teamwork and develop better collaboration skills.

     

  5. Fun and Engaging Learning Experience: The programmes uses AR technology to provide a unique and engaging learning experience that participants can enjoy. This programmes can help participants learn fun and excitingly, leading to a more positive attitude towards learning and personal development.

Environmental Impact Assessment

Environmental Impact Assessment

With an emphasis in today’s world on Sustainability, organisations worldwide are starting to look into their environmental footprint and sustainability practices. Our 50-item assessment covers social, environmental, economic, transportation, energy, waste and water sustainability, helping your organisation measure its performance against the triple bottom line. With this, an organisation can identify areas for improvement, measure progress, set sustainability goals, gain actionable insights and ultimately help you make informed decisions to demonstrate your commitment towards sustainability. Impress the stakeholders by enhancing your organisation’s social, environmental and economic impact. Join the movement today.

Timeline

Learning Outcome:

  1. Enhanced understanding of the importance of sustainability in business operations
  2. Awareness of the key elements of sustainability, including social, environmental, and economic aspects
  3. Increased knowledge of sustainable practices and strategies that can be implemented in various aspects of the organisation, such as transportation, energy, waste, and water management
  4. Ability to assess corporate sustainability practices using a comprehensive questionnaire
  5. Understanding of the triple bottom line concept and its relevance to business sustainability
  6. Development of a sustainability action plan that addresses specific areas for improvement
  7. Increased collaboration and communication among employees and departments regarding sustainability initiatives
  8. Ability to identify and overcome potential roadblocks to sustainability implementation
  9. Improved commitment and motivation towards sustainability goals
  10. Understanding long-term benefits of sustainability, including cost savings, reputation enhancement, and positive social and environmental impact

The Monopoly Challenge for 3000 pax!

The Monopoly Challenge for 3000 pax!

FOCUS Adventure recently made waves by running the biggest Monopoly Challenge program, with almost 3000 participants joining in over one week. The Monopoly Challenge is a highly interactive and engaging team-building activity that combines the classic board game of Monopoly with physical challenges and strategy.

Participants are split into teams, each given the Monopoly App (Designed by FOCUS Adventure). The objective is for each team to collect as much property as possible by completing various challenges, ultimately becoming the wealthiest team at the end of the game.

The challenges test participants’ physical abilities, mental agility, and teamwork skills. For example, participants might be required to solve a puzzle or navigate an obstacle course before acquiring a particular property. The challenges are strategically located throughout the event venue, and teams must work together to determine the most efficient way to complete them.

FOCUS Adventure, a leading team-building and leadership development company based in Singapore, has been running The Monopoly Challenge for many years. The program has been a hit with participants because it combines Monopoly’s fun and excitement with the added physical activity challenge.

To make this year’s event a success, FOCUS Adventure had about 50 instructors each day, working tirelessly to ensure everything ran smoothly. The instructors were responsible for setting up the challenges, guiding the teams through the game, and ensuring everyone had a fun and safe experience.

The Monopoly Challenge is a unique team-building activity that requires participants to work together to achieve a common goal. It promotes communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills essential for building strong and effective teams.

In today’s fast-paced and constantly changing business environment, it is more important than ever for companies to invest in team-building activities that help employees develop these crucial skills. The Monopoly Challenge is just one example of how companies can use creative and engaging activities to promote teamwork and leadership development.

Overall, FOCUS Adventure’s recent success with The Monopoly Challenge program is a testament to the company’s commitment to providing high-quality team-building experiences that are both fun and effective. With its combination of physical challenges and strategic gameplay, The Monopoly Challenge will remain popular among teams looking to build stronger relationships and improve their teamwork skills.

BOC 2023 

BASIC OFFICER COURSE (BOC) 28

Out of the ashes of COVID-19, BOC 28 brought together an outstanding group of officers-to-be, to learn, reflect and demonstrate their leadership, execution and understanding of what it means to be an Officer at FOCUS Adventure.

The Basic Officer Course put our trainees into challenging situations of body, mind and spirit, pushing them to the brink and challenging them to find solutions where none are in sight. The beginning of a journey to explore and define oneself; the turning point to unlock one’s hidden potential, growth & development.

Throughout these 4 days of training, trainees demonstrated Leadership, Teamwork, Adaptability and Innovation, making calculated decisions to achieve favourable outcomes. Navigating through the rough seas, scaling the tallest heights and fighting back against the pressure on their spirit, our newly brooded officers who successfully completed the course also formed an unyielding bond with each other, a fire that burns eternal. Congratulations to our latest batch of officers from BOC 28!

“The programmes were exciting and were well explained. By giving a reason or meaning to each activity it really tied the whole programme together. Made me realise the importance of reflection and thinking of the hidden learning points in everything we do, even down to the simplest activity.

The exciting parts were definitely the kayaking and TCH. But it was also nice to see the different activities like the race around Sentosa and the Lego challenge.

Would highly recommend the course to others because it’s not only an exciting and memorable programme but it also allowed me to reflect on myself and learn more about why I think and do things a certain way.” ~~Banas KYLE

“Glad to be a part of BOC 28 and I’m happy I made the decision to attend it. The activities done together were interesting and thought-provoking. It has allowed me to gain various insights of myself and highlighted much of my weaknesses, flaws, rigid mentalities and provided me ways in which I can reflect and work on them

My most exciting/memorable moment was when I found peace in the panic eg. when I realised I could balance better when I looked up and took a breath

Nevertheless I definitely recommend this course to others! It opens minds and if they take the challenges with a learning heart, they will have great learning outcomes!” ~~ Regina HAN

“The programme was well thought out and each activity, from short to long, was designed to be meaningful or inspirational. I’ve learnt that restrictions are not limits as it’s all in the mind, and that notions or barriers can be broken.

The High Elements showed us that physique is not everything. Teamwork and relying on each other was the theme of the course, which was refreshing. The participants will also always be in safe hands despite the challenges.”~~Kylie CHIA

“BOC is definitely a life-changer for me, with every activity being a challenge, accompanied with life lessons that is relatable and applicable to my work life. Through this course, I also manage to forge bonds and fond memories with my course mates and grow together!

The most memorable part of the course is definitely the TCH whereby we put ourselves to test to overcome the obstacles as a team, and it is very interesting how our own personalities (based on the DISC personality test we had done previously) can stand out during the process, and how it sparked our team dynamics.

Highly recommend this course for people who seek to rediscover themselves as it works out for me”~~Lynn PANG

“The morning presentation on the organisational structure and culture is informative. It provided the background for the course, which is ultimately designed to prepare aspiring officers for promotion to the rank in the firm

I have a great impression of the “Lego Challenge”. I believe the activity accomplished its goal of reflecting on the challenges encountered in real-world office circumstances, it is a very good activity.

The “Design a 45mins activity” is refreshing as most of my experience is participating in an activity rather than planning. Surprise to get a “decent” activity out within the 1.5 hours but not without its challenges. However, I always feel we learn from the reflection of our experiences rather than through experience alone.

End of the day all the programmes in the course were well thought out and have enough elements to keep people engaged and excited. I would recommend to others the course.”~~Ken KOH

“Overall, it is Egg-cellent, Seems eons ago since I camped like a student in facilities with learning objectives beyond classroom walls, egg-citing to have been through thick & thin, high & low together, each debrief shed new light and discoveries about myself and people around me. Refreshing experience x sweet memories.

Most egg-citing part of BOC: TCH. The satisfying accomplishment as a group ascend is more rewarding than enjoying the scenery alone. TCH is a Confidence booster.

Much of a reflection x improvement driven kind of learning through series of indoor to outdoor tasks as team. Gained more insights about perspectives and applications in life & work. Empowered with DISC knowledge, communication among people is elevated to another level. Highly recommended.”~~Zeyro TAN

“This 4D3N has been an insightful and fruitful one. This course itself has been a self-realisation and self-discovery journey for me.

My favourite memory out of this course would be when we had to climb The Team CHALLENGE Hourglass as I was caught off guard when I had to finish the climb with an “extra” CHALLENGE. The experience climbing from then on was exhilarating and exciting. Loved it 10/10

This Basic Officer Course has truly opened up new horizons for me and made me capable of knowing better in a theoretical level of how to work better in a team and what is needed for another person with a certain behavioural preference. I would definitely recommend Basic Officer Course to all those who wants to set out on a journey of self-discovery and insightful knowledge to leadership.”~~Asri ASRUL

“Attending Basic Officer Course has sparked my fire once again as to why I decide to choose this career path. Basic Officer Course made me understand better the company’s methodology, values and systems. This course has also benefit in many ways I never expected.

In BOC, I went through DISC Profiling Tool, which allowed me to understand the character I portray during work. Hence, I managed to understand better as to the decisions I make, especially when I’m under pressure. Afterwards, the FAcilitators relate our character profile almost to every activity we went through.

Secondly, I managed to get very good insights on how many of the things we do through outdoor activity can relate back to workspace and offices and also to our everyday life. We managed to empathize and leverage on our strengths and weaknesses, which made us a better team throughout the course.

All in all, Basic Officer Course was very insightful and I would definitely recommend to many outdoor-like people out there!”~~Zulfadhli

JOHORSPEEDFEST 2022 

JOHORSPEEDFEST 2022 was organised by the Johor Yacht and Recreation Club (JYRC) and fully supported by the FOCUS Adventure Group.

Asian Yachting Academy (AYA), SeaOPS and CAMP CHALLENGE were amongst the more than 30 entities that participated in the 3 Days Fiesta!

The SpeedFest showcase exciting activities like Seaplane, ATVs, Superbikes, Kayaking and Yachting.

The Sultan of Johor was the Guest of Honour to launch JOHORSPEEDFEST 2022.