From cocoa farmers to retailers! The Triple Connection finds its roots in the cacao industry and follows the path to create maximum value in its sustainable value chain. This kind of value creation requires multiple high-level roles to align on the concept of the 3Ps: People, Planet, Prosperity!
In teams of four, participants get to run their own virtual company called The Triple Connection, a manufacturer of chocolate milk. They are faced with the challenge of implementing a sustainable strategy with only limited budget available. Participants will be compelled to find an effective plan to action – one that considers the 3 P’s: People, Planet, & Prosperity by focusing on cost (budget) and value (promise).
Every decision a participant makes has trade-offs! Alignment of all the disciplines and the implementation of an effective strategy will be key to success. Winning will be about generating the best True Return on Investment (TROI) for the business.
Monitors the sustainable improvement of the company on all dimensions. Is hands-on active with the sustainability programs with the Cocoa Farmers, thus the first mile of the value chain!
Takes responsibility of warehouse management and production resources. A proper utilization of volume forecast tools plays a part in the VP’s auditing process and maintain a basic supply of products.
This role involves the actions of supplier selection, contracting, and auditing. It also considers multiple sourcing keeping in mind the limited volume per supplier.
Talks to the consumer, creates a volume effect, and focuses on communicating the sustainable ambitions of the company through product branding, product selection – all of this within the available marketing budget.
Adopting a sustainable approach can be a serious challenge. So, how do you effectively become sustainable as a company?
Ideally, you'd like to experiment with different scenarios wherein people learn to overcome various obstacles and learn from best practices. This is where we come in: through our business simulation games, participants have the unique opportunity to learn by experience by immediately putting complex theories into practice.
Advantages of experiential learning:
The Triple Connection can be easily tailored to match your learning objectives!
Does not matter if you have a Supply Chain Management background or not!
Our business games cover a wide variety of topics!
Face-to-face, Online or Hybrid?
They can be varied to suit your needs!
The Triple Connection's software has been designed to be easy to use for anyone, on any platform from PC to tablet. There is no need to read a hefty manual before starting, because all help information is integrated in the game-screens and can be read on a need-to-know basis.