DESIGN YOUR OWN CORPORATE STAFF RIDE


The Corporate Staff Ride is flexible, adaptable, and repeatable. Virtually any organization can structure its own Corporate Staff Ride to:

1) focus training resources on improving the performance of a functional unit of the enterprise,

2) invest in leadership development at a specific management level,

3) explore persistent, or strategic, enterprise-wide leadership issues.

The cost of developing and implementing a customized APPLIED BATTLEFIELD CONCEPTS LLC Corporate Staff Ride is $25,000-$50,000 (plus expenses) and takes 3-months to implement.

Bringing the Boardroom to the Virtual Battlefield


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What is a Corporate Staff Ride, What Does it Give You, How Does it Work?



The Corporate Staff Ride is based on the century-old military training tool pioneered by the German General Staff and now used world-wide. Focused on the role of the corps/​division commander - particularly appropriate for today's senior manager - our Corporate Staff Ride integrates the battlefield decisions and outcomes with the attendees' main interests through the case method approach. It requires no specialized knowledge - or even interest - in military affairs, only the acceptance that battles can provide useful "metaphors" for decision making under crisis conditions. As an experiential training environment, the actual ground where great conflicts took place has an immediacy and impact that is hard to duplicate in any other forum.

• Professional Analysis of Organization-Specific Senior Management Development Issues

• Proven, Repeatable, and Proprietary Leadership Development and Team-Building Tool

• Experiential leadership training programs have an immediate, personal impact

• Our program is designed by a succesful Wall Street Analyst who is also a published and award-winning military historian

• A “Real World” Metaphor of Crisis Decision-Making Where Terrain Becomes the Environmental Landscape of the Enterprise

• Directly Relevant Program Design Perspective

• Interactive Case Study Method

• Adaptation of Mobile/​AR technology


Join Applied Battlefield Concepts LLC on a journey into the past that will help illuminate your most important concerns and expand your thinking about the future.

The Corporate Staff Ride is flexible, adaptable, and repeatable. Virtually any organization can structure its own Corporate Staff Ride to

1) focus training resources on improving the performance of a functional unit of the enterprise,

2) invest in leadership development at a specific management level,

3) explore persistent, or strategic, enterprise-wide leadership issues.

This is accomplished through selection of a battlefield site appropriate to the purpose of the Corporate Staff Ride, the choice and order of the particular stops - including varying the stops on a previously visited battlefield - and the selection of the topics considered in the business case study workshops.

With sufficient research and internal staff work - as well as advice from APPLIED BATTLEFIELD CONCEPTS LLC - most organziations can integrate the Corporate Staff Ride into existing executive management training and development programs. The cost of a developing and implementing a customized APPLIED BATTLEFIELD CONCEPTS LLC Corporate Staff Ride is $25,000-$50,000 plus expenses and takes 3-months to implement.

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Applied Battlefield Concepts LLC adopts the US Army's Senior Leader Development Program (SLDP) tools for professional and management development and training in non-military organizations. The Corporate Staff Ride is our first product.
The Corporate Staff Ride is flexible in design and can be developed internally to address the specific leadership development and team-building issues of any organization. The cost of a developing and implementing a customized APPLIED BATTLEFIELD CONCEPTS LLC Corporate Staff Ride is $25,000-$50,000 plus expenses.
An intensive, experiential learning-based, leadership exercise conducted on the site of the "bloodiest day" in American history. The battle ended all hope of foreign intervention and was a major strategic Union victory, but the decisions, indecision, blunders, and perfectly calculated risks are a rich source for studying leadership in action at the pinnacle.
Structured around the Saratoga Campaign, 1777, this staff ride explores the most decisive strategic encounter of the Revolution, pitting the vainglorious, but diversely talented British General "Gentleman Johnny" Burgoyne against the flagrantly ambitious and resentful Northern Continental Army commander, Gen. Horatio Gates. Minutes from Albany in an almost untouched condition amid beautiful surrounding (and manifold attractions).