OUTDOOR TEAMBUILDING ACTIVITIES-Sestriere, February 14th 2014

To discover the wealth of our mountains.
Skii and Snowshoes

This proposal for students aims at understanding the economic and socio – cultural values which our mountains possess, through outdoor team building activities. Moreover, they can have a look at some real job opportunities connected to this field.
The activities will take place in Sestriere (Alta Valle Susa). Here participants will be divided into different teams (according to the regulations), who will compete in games and that will teach them more about the culture of this area.
The activities include a challenge: there will be a path to complete which comprehends three “Campi” (“Camps”).

CAMPO BASE (Base Camp) – Culture and Tradition
ACTIVITY:Walking with snowshoes and foot orienteering based on the discovery of nature of Bardonecchia (teams will be challenged by asking questions on wildlife and geography).
WHAT TEAMS ARE SUPPOSED TO DO
- choose the member of the team who will take part in the activity
- choose the best path and whether to walk with or without showshoes to the finishing line, touching the intermediate steps marked on the map.
- tweet the keyword which you’ll find in every intermediate step, (the so – called “control points” or “lanterne” in Italian) to receive the question you have to answer to.
- give a correct answer to the questions about wildlife and geography
- cross the finishing line as fast as possible
TEAMS WILL BE JUDGED FOR: Time teams engage in and correctness of the answers.

CAMPO 1 (Camp 1): tourism jobs
ACTIVITY: discover and enhance typical places of tourism, the local arts and crafts, typical food, shopping centres, wellness and entertainment centres through pictures, videos and interviews with local craftsmen using multimedia tools.
WHAT TEAMS ARE SUPPOSED TO DO:
-choose the member of the team who will take part in the activity
-discover and enhance the typical mountain trades and places in Sestriere, take pictures and make videos (following one assigned theme and one optional one)
-meet and interview local craftsmen
-choose two sets of 15 pictures each and create 2 promotional videoclips (3 minutes each) aimed at promoting Sestriere’s area
-post the final result on the activity’s Facebook page

TEAMS WILL BE JUDGED:according to the contents and the originality of the multimedia products they will create-

CAMPO 2 (Camp 2): Sport, wellbeing and nature
ACTIVITY: ski competition
WHAT TEAMS ARE SUPPOSED TO DO:
- Choose the member of the team who will take part in the competitions
- Take part in the presentation of the activity presented by organizing companies
- Take part in the activities and get the best time
TEAMS WILL BE JUDGED FOR:
Ski competition : Time

PEAK ATTACK:discovering your resources
This activity will give the students the opportunity to deepen their entrepreneurial abilities in order to test their aptitude towards planning and promoting cultural and touristic activities.Am I interested and able to develop business activities related to tourism? Do I have relationship abilities and useful “soft skills” in order to create pleasant situations and make people comfortable? Do I have the abilities to create the opportunity to explore and know more about the area and its culture?
ACTIVITY: With the outdoor teambuilding experience students can test their relationship abilities. They can choose BETWEEN THE THREE CAMPS (BASE CAMP, CAMP 1 and CAMP 2) to understand how to make decisions,how to negotiate and how to work in a team in order to achieve a common goal. They will have to create a positive and constructive background, they will collaborate and/or compete, they will deal with clashes and disagreements, they will create new solutions and they will explore nature. A Turin coach established the right profile to achieve this activity through standard questionnaire.

PEAK ATTACK:discovering your resources
9.30am Gathering in Sestriere, defining teams and participation in the various camps (traveling from Turin by train or personal car)
10.30am : Camps start
11.00am: Activities start
12.30am: End of DIDACTIC CAMPS
1.00-2.00pm: Lunch
4.30pm: Workshop and prize – giving
6.00pm: End of activities and tasting of typical foods.

THE OPTIONS
OPTION “ATHLETE”(who will chose this option could win a prize based on the ranking and participate in a draw)

One day: 30 euro per person- Daily Ski pass – Taking part in the activities – Voucher for Polenta dish on Friday
OPTION SKI- PASS and “WITH A FRIEND”: 25 euro per person – Daily ski – pass- Voucher for Polenta dish on Friday

Registration of Exams passed in October, November and December

Dear Students, in order to register your marks of the exams that you already passed in october, november and december, it is compulsory that you log into the ESSE3 system and follow the enrollment procedure, marking in the “note field” that you want to REGISTER the mark of the previous exam held on… (put the date of the examination).

As we encountered some problems with Esse3, we will put another registration date, for those who need it, by the end of January.

Please check regularly this page to see all the updates on exam schedule:
http://eco83.econ.unito.it/masters-intacc/?page_id=533