Executive Retreats and Team Building

 

Speciality

When organizations grapple with a lot of change, they have a tendency to become stressful environments and lose the spark of innovative that fueled their success in the first place.

Anne, MBA, President of Executive Oasis International, a Toronto-based consulting firm in operation since 1996, specializes in executive retreats and team building to boost team cohesion and harness the creative energy of your team to resolve your SPECIFIC business issues and challenges.

Survive, thrive and grow, even in the midst of turbulence!
Team Building
20 Years
Executive Development
20 Years
Accelerated Learning
20 Years
Anne is the President of a leading Toronto-based consulting firm that was established in 1996. It specializes in executive retreats, team building and change management to boost team cohesion and harness the creative energy of your team to resolve your SPECIFIC business issues and challenges.


Since 1996, Anne has helped organizations in 18 countries develop more cohesive teams to fuel their growth.

Through their powerful simulations and facilitated business exercises, the members of your executive team will:
* Improve cross-functional teamwork.
* Design strategies to break down silos.
* Brainstorm, think "outside the box" with a shared toolkit they can use with their teams.
* Develop closer relationships as they celebrate success and spend time in an informal setting.

Anne has extensive business experience in a variety of industries including banking, wireless communications, high technology, transportation, the non-profit sector, and film and television.

Anne has an MBA from Schulich School of Business in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Anne has toured Asia 18 times and delivered sessions to over 2000 executives and managers. Petronas, Malaysian Airlines, Samsung, Digi, Mobil/Exxon, and Dell Computers are among the organizations that have sent delegates to her sessions in Asia.

Expertise Portfolio

Team Building

20 Years

Designed a range of team buidling programmes and executive retreats including an Apprentice style simulation, 4 Surivor style simulations (Desert Survival, Jungle Survival, Arctic Survival, Survival: Marooned in Jamaica), and Inc, Inc.: Breaking Down Silos.

Has provided on-going coaching and facilitation to various project teams.

Anne's Consulting Titles:

Seizing Opportunities in our Sifting Corporate Landscape - an Apprentice inspired business simulation

The Quest for Black Gold (in Dubai and Abu Dhabi)

Inc. Inc.: Breaking Down Silos

Restaurant Inc. - a facilitated business team building simulation that incorporates cooking challenges.

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Executive Development

20 Years

Prior to setting up consulting practice, designed and executed the management development strategy for 2 major corporations.

Identified core competencies for executives and senior management team from major wireless communications firm in Canada. Designed continuous learning strategies and guide for senior management.


Toured Asia 18 times and offered seminars to over 2000 executives, managers, and professionals.

Anne's Consulting Titles:

Seizing Opportunities in our Sifting Corporate Landscape - an Apprentice inspired business simulation

6 Survivor style Business Simulations:
1) Island Survival:Marooned in Jamaica's Cockpit Country
2) Desert Survival: In Search of the Golden Camel (Abu Dhabi and Dubai)
3) Mountain Team Building: The Quest for the Silver Oryx (Oman)
4) Jungle Survival (Malaysia and Central America)
5) Wilderness Survival (Canada)
6) Winter Team Building (Canada)

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Accelerated Learning

20 Years

Prior to setting up consulting practice, designed and executed the management development strategy for 2 major corporations.
 
• Identified core competencies for executives and senior management team from major wireless communications firm in Canada.
• Designed continuous learning strategies and guide for senior management. 
Designed and facilitated numerous conferences and workshops focusing on accelerated learning.

Anne's Consulting Titles:

Spicing up Your Training: An intensive train-the-trainer programme

The Designer's Workshop: Instructional Design Training

Competency Based Behavioural Interviewing

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Anne T.'s Clients


- Canada: Holt Renfrew, Telus Mobility, Bell Mobility,Novo Nordisk Canada, Xerox, IBM, Rogers Communications, Manulife Financial, Ingram Micro, CIBC, Royal Bank of Canada, and IKEA.

- USA: EPICPCS - USA, Sittercity

- Caribbean: National Bank of Dominica, Caribbean Development Bank (Barbados)

- Middle East: GSK (Saudi Arabia), Sidra Capital (Saudi Arabia). Dubai World, Batelco (Bahrain), Ericsson AB (Saudi Arabia)

- Asia: OCBC Bank – Malaysia, Permodalan Nasional Berhad (Malaysia), Penang Port (Malaysia)Companies that have sent delegates to her sessions in Asia have included Petronas, Malaysian Airlines, Digi, Mobil/Exxon, Perodua (Malaysia), Proton (Malaysia), Maybank (Malaysia), and Dell Computers

- Africa: Blue Nile Dairy (Sudan), Bidvest (South Africa)

Personal Details

Name & ID Anne T.Anne Thornley-Brown, Executive Oasis International; - ID 533
Profile Title Executive Retreats and Team Building
Category Consultants
Travels from Canada - Toronto
Citizen of Canada Jamaica
Gender Female
Age-Group Undisclosed

Good to Know

Languages (fluent) English   English
Worked in Countries Malaysia  Singapore  United Arab Emirates  Oman  Egypt
Japan  Thailand  India  Bermuda
Mexico  Belgium  France  Germany
                         
Professional Memberships Programming Director, MBA Women's Aossociation (1 Year), Board of Directors, Toronto Chapter, Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (1 Year), Board of Directors, Toronto Chapter, Canadian Society for Training and Development (5 Years)
Hobbies Horseback riding, polo fan, salsa dancing acting
Availability Globally
Strengths creative, innovative, has worked with diverse internatonal audiences, professional acting experience

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MISUSING TEAM BUILDING: WORDS OF CAUTION FOR EXECUTIVES!

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