Which Competencies Are You Looking For?

Income|Outcome is for everyone in the company. Our board game business simulations are where learners become entrepreneurial executives, teams become corporate giants, and the classroom becomes an entire industry. 

Income|Outcome course content supports development of key competencies.

Decision-making

Emphasizes the importance of cash flow, clarifies the need to manage separately for profit and cash. Provides the tools to track revenues and expenses, and for forecasting, planning, and execution of business strategy. Requires constant decision-making and action regarding the allocation of resources. Looks at how metrics impact behavior, and how new metrics can change results.

Business expertise

Provides working knowledge of business terms and definitions. Includes standard financial reports and common business metrics. Gives practical experience using financial planning and analysis tools.

Customer focus

The competitive market reinforces the underlying importance of meeting customer needs. Includes quality, customer service, reputation, niche markets, as well as price and terms.

Accountability

There are no “chance” elements in Income/Outcome simulations. All events are the direct result of decisions made and actions taken. Provides tools for reporting progress and results.

Focus on shareholder value

Presents the view of the shareholder. Experience investor risk and reward.

We offer many levels of business acumen workshops for corporate teams, from 4 hours to 3 days. With our global network, you can implement these simulations just about anywhere.

BETTER
BUSINESS
DECISIONS

BUSINESS
DECISIONS &
RESULTS

FINANCE & DECISION
MAKING

FINANCE
&
STRATEGY

MANAGING
A GLOBAL
BUSINESS

4-6 HOURS

8 Hours

12 HOURS

2-2.5 Days

2.5 - 3 Days

IN-PERSON & ONLINE

IN-PERSON

IN-PERSON

IN-PERSON

IN-PERSON

ALL TEAM MEMBERS

EVERYONE IN THE COMPANY

MANAGERS & INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTORS

PROFESSIONALS & SENIOR SALES

SENIOR MANAGERS & PROFESSIONALS

A team-based, instructor-led business simulation focuses on basic business acumen - building a solid understanding of how all the pieces of a business fit together to produce a coherent set of actions and a financial result.  

Great for corporate events and academic settings.

Adds real world challenges such as oversupply, inventory build-up, working capital, cash flow, and debt repayment. Includes budgeting, cash flow forecasting, and ratios.

Short (8 hours) and powerful! (People learn because they want to win)

Adds planning for long-term success. Requires constant analysis and decision-making in diverse areas:  pricing, capacity, borrowing, R&D, cost structure, cash flow, analytics and forecasting.

Long-range thinking.  Extended Learning time allows the learning to ‘sink in’.

Adds complex sales and marketing challenges such as competitive differentiation, falling prices, market intelligence, client relationships and disruptive technology.

The ultimate Finance for non-Finance Managers program

Adds tremendous strategic complexity in operations and process changes; varied global business markets[a][b] with different drivers; foreign exchange rate fluctuation, and hedging. Teamwork is crucial.

Strategy Immersion (and then some)

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All Income|Outcome Programs use common imagery and dynamics. Choose a workshop to meet the needs of the audience.  Use Income|Outcome to build a common language and a shared understanding of business across the organization.