securing project success
Ready to kick off a project? Rally your project team together and identify the strengths of each individual with this world class business simulation. Get your people geared up to anticipate issues, generate solutions and plan ahead for potential project pitfalls.
Cayenne, throws participants into a recently completed project the roll out of a new IT system. So, what’s the catch? None of the stakeholders are satisfied. The project was a complete failure. The project failed to deliver as expected, the potential value was not achieved and was delivered late.
Their task is to analyse the project to identify issues, create more value whilst balancing varying stakeholder’s requirements. The issues are universal, and key learnings can be applied to any project.
Guide your teams to avoid mistakes long before the stakes are real by playing Cayenne—the key is securing project success for your teams and your organisation.
Through the fiery competition of Cayenne, participants:
- Gain a holistic understanding of projects and critical success factors.
- Diagnose signs and symptoms of potential problems and mitigate them.
- Prioritise to get the most value from limited resources.
- Assess the conditions for successful project management.
- Identify and utilize key performance measures.
- Understand the importance of preparedness and actions from the start.
- Recognise the art of balancing needs to create maximum business value.
- Build a common vocabulary and understanding.
Business value, teamwork, decision-making, project success, communication.
Everyone involved in or affected by a project including project managers, business executives, content provider consultants, experts, end users and support personnel.
Board-based business simulation with computerized follow-up.
Number of participants
12-30. Participants are divided into 4-6 teams, and multiple games can be held simultaneously.
Cayenne is available in a great number of languages.
“Very good way of looking at project management capability. Much more useful than just listening and watching slides! Recommended for real project teams.” Project manager, Global pharmaceutical company, Sweden
“Very good! I particularly liked the discussions after completing each phase, since it allowed us to connect the game’s problems with the reality of our particular company.” Regional manager, Car Manufacturing Firm, USA
“Never having completed anything quite like this, I found it stimulating and thought-provoking, especially the “knock-on” effect of our choices, and the importance of group-work and communication.” Team leader, Local County Council, United Kingdom