Team Competition Simulation


A Team Strategy Business Game using a novel soccer champions league format, enables teams to learn how Leadership, Teamwork, Game Theory, Negotiation Skills and Reputation Management can bring success in High-Stakes situations. Develops Collaborative Working Skills.


Core Simulation Skillsets

Agile Strategy

  • End result-based Strategy and Planning
  • Building Partnerships and Alliances
  • Effective Negotiation Skills
  • Managing in an Agile Way
  • Balancing Competition and Collaboration
  • Managing Reputation and Identify
  • Exploiting Sources of Competitive Advantage
  • Using Basic Game Theory to evaluate potential moves

Team Operations

  • Operating an effective Team
  • Organising a Team for success
  • Resolve conflict
  • Decision making under pressure
  • Time management
  • Managing change with agility
  • Maximising contribution of the whole Team
  • Managing new information effectively
  • Continuous performance improvement

Key Functionality
  • Compete on strategy against 3 other teams
  • Collaborate with the competition if appropriate
  • Play for 4 rounds
  • Track your results on KPI dashboard/charts
  • Review learning at end of each round
  • Use mobile phones to enter decisions

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Special Features

Suitable for large group sessions with up to 100 delegates.

200-page supporting book on Best Practices in Effective Organizational Collaboration 

Part of the INTERPLAY COLLECTION of Collaboration & Competition Business Simulations.

Ideal for team building events!

Playoff uses Game Theory and can also be used as a Collaborative Working Simulation.

PLAYOFF gives players important EUREKA moments: Strategy needs to adapt to conditions, Diversity in teams is vital for agility and Competition and Collaboration are not mutually exclusive.

Ken Thompson

Book Author and Simulation Designer

Want to know more about Playoff?

As well as a Playoff information pack we will send you a FREE Executive Summary of our Book:

Systematic Guide to Collaboration and Competition within Organizations

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