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19TH OF JANUARY 2013 THE ORIGINAL TIIMIAKATEMIA JYVÄSKYLÄ CELEBRATED IT’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY IN FINLAND.
2013 is the year of new Team Academies What if education was really about the learner, not the teacher. And being that, what if it was about the learning, real learning, which is always doing? As Humberto Maturana says: “All knowing is doing, all doing is knowing.”, shared Peter Senge in his congratulation speech to a 20-year-old Tiimiakatemia in a party of 800 friends from around the world.
TEAM MAINIO AT THE GALA
“Life is about our capacity to move to adjust, to be inspired by a dream, and bring other people into that, and basically co-create futures that we really care about. I cannot really see any way for our societes to go thru the changes they will inevitably need to go thru in the coming years in the relatively near future without a radical innovation, a radical shift in the educational institutions which are preparing
younger people to play the leadership roles in our society. I do think about Team Academy as a very particular embodiment of an idea that the world really needs.”, Senge envisioned. See the whole video from Peter Senge congratulating Tiimiakatemia at it’s 20th Anniversary: http://bit.ly/ TRmYK1
FOUNDER JOHANNES PARTANEN
Tiimiakatemia Learning Network in action in 2013 The network of Tiimiakatemia is grown by active members and it’s spreading like a virus. A good virus.
7 COUNTRIES INVOLVED 33 TEAM MASTERY EDITIONS 600 TRAINED TEAM COACHES 6000 USERS OF THE METHOD We all are different but we all share the same passion and values. Tiimiakatemia Learning Network is a boundarless network, or should we say a community, that brings teampreneurship advocates and die-hard fans together and acts as a hub for shared projects and development. Also, the network provides info on teampreneurship learning methodology and helps in creating contacts to parties that are new to Tiimiakatemias. As a platform for shared activity and communication there operates also a cooperative named Tiimiakatemia Learning Network. Each network member can join to it either as an individual or a company member. The cooperative allows joint projects of multiple members with one juridicial organization, applying for external fundings or organizing community events and other similar activities.
NE XT TALN FO R U M & 5 TH AN N IV E R S ARY OF TEAM MONDRAGON 13TH OF JUNE 2013 MONDRAGON TIIMIAKATEMIA GATHERS A CELEBRATION OF 5TH ANNIVERSARY IN BASQUE COUNTRY, SPAIN. THAT’S WHERE TALN MEETS AGAIN. YOU’RE INVITED! SEE: WWW.TALN.FI
LEADERSHIP R E VO L U T I O N THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP REVOLUTION PROGRAM (LRP) GRADUATED AT 18.1.2013. THE 22 PARTICIPANTS OF THE GROUP CAME FROM HUNGARY, FINLAND, SPAIN, HOLLAND AND FRANCE FROM 7 DIFFERENT TEAM ACADEMIES. NEW LRP STARTS IN MAY 2013! ASK MORE: HUGO@BANANA.FI
TEAMPRENEURS MOVING THIS YEAR TIIMIAKATEMIA JYVÄSKYLÄ IS HAVING INTERNATIONAL TEAMPRENEURS NIEK DIEPMAN FROM HOLLAND AND ATTILA MOLNÁR FROM HUNGARY WORKING IN FINLAND FOR 5 MONTHS. MANY TEAMS ARE ALSO TRAVELING TO WORK IN OTHER COUNTRIES. WHERE DO YOU WANT TO GO AND LEARN WITH YOUR TEAM?
TA L N & I TA S TALN? TIIMIAKATEMIA LEARNING NETWORK HAS STARTED TO GROW AS A GLOBAL COLLECTIVE FOR ALL THE TEAM ACADEMIES & TEAM COACHES. HANNA.WALDEN@PARTUS.FI ITAS? INTERNATIONAL TEAM ACADEMY SYSTEM IS A NETWORK OF TA’S AROUND THE WORLD RUN BY THE TEAMPRENEURS. HANNE@INNOMO.FI
T E A M M A S T E RY J O U R N E Y
Team Coach’s Program for Building a Learning Organization Team Mastery is an award-winning Tiimiakatemia's program for team coaching. It’s been run internationally already 33 times. It's a forum for practical organizational development and opportunity to build networks thru the world. During the program you’ll co-experience the thrill of coaching and share knowledge on coaching practices. Team Mastery is a program for all parties who wish to simultaneously develop their team coaching skills and organizations, and even implement a fully running Tiimiakatemia in theri organization. Participants both from the fields of education and business will benefit from it. The 1,5-year long program consists of 18 contact days with contents on critical themes in team coaching and building learning organizations. The themes we focus in Team Mastery modules are: 1) Learning, 2) Leadership, 3) Customers and Marketing, 4) Innovation and Knowledge Management, 5) Brand and Strategy and 6) Team Coach's Character. In addition to contact days, Team Mastery includes a self-managed literature program. It consists of hundreds books on leadership, team and community building, marketing, innovation and personal development. References of good books can be found for example here. Also, to share your insights on your experiences and developmental work, you’ll write reflection papers after each module. Team Mastery program goes to Brazil and Asia! In the past 5 years Team Mastery programs have been run internationally in Europe. In 2012 the first group started outside of Europe in Brazil, and this year the program will go to Asia too, while the second Team Mastery Brazil is just about to start in the end of February 2013! Check the coming groups and join in here: http://teammastery.net
In company Team Academy - CASE Poult The Poult Group is a leader in private label biscuit manufacturer in France, supplying medium and large grocery stores, superstores, hypermarkets and discount supermarkets. 800 people are employed by the Poult Group in France. The company has 5 factories in France and produce 330 millions of biscuit packs each year. The company has 20% market share in the french biscuits market.
Why we did it? For business :
Our market is mature and it’s difficult to grow in such context; we have to find alternative strategies for growth Our customers today are big we should find new customers to be less dependent
How we did it?
We launched a large communication plan in the company and asked for volonteers
Anybody could apply for teh program (line operators, engineers, experts, technicians, managers…)
We asked the right consultants to manage the process, meaning people with a large experience of the Team Academy pedagogy - the Nonaka process
We defined a sandbox for the projects: they should be (1) ambitious, (2) based on the company know-how, (3) respect our values, (4) increase the performance of the company
To assure the long term of the company, we should find new businesses and new sources of incomes
For the people:
It was important for us to provide new opportunities for our employees and challenge them
To have our people engaged, involved, commited, responsible for building their future as well as building the future of the company
We want to show to everybody that we are an innovative company, we want to make sure that our employees are proud of themselves and proud to work for Poult… we want to develop the entrepreneurial spirit in the Group
What we did?
We defined a 15 months learning process with 6 modules of 1.5 day seminars: (1) learning, (2) leadership, (3) customers and marketing, (4) innovation, (5) strategy and (6) assessment of the program
We built teams based on the Belbin test and have 26 people in 4 teams. The four projects that were created are: 1) how to assess the wellbeing of employees 2) customized biscuits for any kind of events (rock festival, wedding….) 3) have a new distribution channel of our biscuits (RHF) 4) how to increase the communication and the visibility of the company?
More info about the Poult project can be asked from Robert Collart, one of the in-company Team Coaches: email@example.com
L E T ’ S E N J OY T H E Y E A R 2 0 1 3 !
10 guidelines for Team Entrepreneurs 1. TAKE THE INITIATIVE, SEARCH FOR INSTRUCTIONS. 2. LEARN TO MANAGE CHAOS. IT IS THE FIRST STEP IN YOUR CREATIVE PROCESS. 3. YOU ARE ALLOWED TO MAKE MISTAKES. YOU CAN LEARN FROM THEM. 4. FOCUS YOUR ENERGY ON SOLUTIONS, NOT ON WORRYING ABOUT PROBLEMS. 5. DO YOUR BEST AND SET YOUR GOALS HIGH. 6. SEE OPPORTUNITIES, NOT OBSTACLES. 7. DARE TO EXPERIMENT AND TO BE YOURSELF. 8. SMILE, ENJOY AND LEAP IN. 9. BE HUMBLE AND RECREATE YOUR SUCCESS AGAIN AND AGAIN. 10. RESPECT OTHERS AND MAKE USE OF THE EXPERIENCE ALREADY INSIDE TEAM ACADEMY, SO YOU DON’T END UP REINVENTING THE WHEEL.
The 20-year old Tiimiakatemia got a good speed up for the year 2013 with a party of 800 people in it's original hopetown Jyväskylä, Finland,...