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					                                 OUTWARD BOUND® BULGARIA




           ‘Think outside the box, consider an Outward Bound® Professional course!”


                                  OUR CORPORATE PROGRAMS


WHAT IS OUTWARD BOUND®?
•Outward Bound® is one of the oldest and biggest educational and adventure programs in the world.
Outward bounds method is experiential learning or “learning by doing”.
•   We were founded in England in 1941.
•   Today Outward Bound® International has 59 schools in 45 countries.

OUR MISSION
    To help people discover and develop their potential to care for themselves, others and the world
     around them through challenging experiences in unfamiliar settings.

OUR VALUES
    Courage, trust, honestly, compassion, collaboration.

OUR MOTTO
    To serve to strive and not to yield.

WHAT IS OUTWARD BOUND® BULGARIA (OBB)?
• OBB was founded in 1994, we are a non-governmental organization- Foundation, our Board Members
work for us voluntarily and of good will.
• OBB is a licensed organization and has permission from the Outward Bound® Trust for our programs.
• OBB has four programs:
        –Youth Programs;
        –Corporate Programs;
        –Social Programs;
        –Open Programs

•Our programs are conducted by OBB instructors. OBB has 35 instructors with special qualifications and
certifications. The instructors are certified in safety and numerous outdoor activities. Our safety standards
are recognized by organizations throughout the world. .
•We have conducted corporate programs for more than 60 International and Bulgarian companies, more
than 70 youth programs, and more than 20 social programs.
•We have had more than 8500 participants since 1994.

WHAT IS OUR CORPORATE TRAINING PROGRAM?
         Our Corporate Programs help organizations to tap into the potential within their employees. We
offer trainings that foster a positive atmosphere for team development and work to improve
communication, leadership skills and team problem solving.



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        Whether you are looking to redefine project goals, enhance team spirit and cooperation or just
looking for a unique company outing, Outward Bound® is the right choice for you.

WHAT MAKES OUR PROGRAM UNIQUE?
          The answer is how we work with our clients. Each step of our program is discussed and
evaluated by you. We want to offer a program that will offer maximum benefits to you and your company.
          We achieve this by working closely with our clients. By conducting interviews, questionnaires,
and meetings to evaluate and define needs. Then we define goals and create a unique effective program.
To meet your companies needs.
          We have over ten years experience facilitating corporate trainings and through education and
experience we are prepared to adjust our program in case of unexpected situations, but we will not deviate
from the goals of the training.
          Also through experience when people are challenged, having fun, and physically participating in
activities together, numerous positive long term results occur. Outward Bound® programs are considered
world leader in experiential education.

OUR PROGRAMS:
    All of our programs will have different goals and objectives depending on your needs as a company.
Our trainings can be for the entire company, or for certain departments. Our participants are faced with
sequential challenges that increase with difficulty. We help them to overcome these challenges, which
teach them skills that apply to real life work situations
    We use different tools like of tasks - games, projects, depending on your training outdoor sports.

Such as:
Orienteering, High and Low Rope Elements, Expedition, Rock Climbing, Kayaking, Sailing, Rafting

Each training will have a different focus
Such as:
   Team Building- ideal for integrating new employees, project teams or departments. This is one of
    our more popular courses.

   Team Project- this training focuses on problem solving and each employee’s role in the workplace.

   Management Training-this is for all managers and supervisors in your company. This course
    identifies and improves management and communication styles of each participant.

WE OFFER:
HALF DAY PROGRAMS:
        –Maximum 300 participants. Typically offered for seminars, conferences or staff meetings, we
        focus mainly on team spirit.
INTENSIVE PROGRAMS:
        – 1, 2 to 3 days.
        – We achieve teamwork, effective communication, e leadership. It could be part of your company
        special event. Maximum150 participants.
EXTENDED PROGRAMS
        – 3 to 7 days.
        – We explore deeper the aspects of teamwork and leadership, ownership. Maximum 20
        participants.

Courses are specifically designed with your group therefore focus, duration and activities are carefully
discussed. Availability of activities will depend on the time of year

WHY ARE WE HERE?
        Our experience and the opinions of our previous clients have proven that the investment you
make yields positive results, such as:


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         Fast effective teams, better balance in the companies dynamics, increase productivity decrease
losses; overall satisfaction for what everyone has accomplished, increased leadership, communication and
problem solving skills; Long term positive relationships, and lastly a renewed attitude towards the mission,
vision, and values of the company.

WE HAVE BEEN TRUSTED BY:

Actavis, Alpha Link,                   Bulgaria AD Deposit                    OverGas Vinprom, Peshtera,
Astra Zeneca, Barents                  insurance fund, Elana, EPIQ,           POLYCHROME
Group, Botevtex, BNP –                 Electronic Assembly,                   POAP,Bulgarian School of
Dresdner Bank (Bulgaria),              GERMANOS, Groupe                       Politics, PONS, Holding
British Airways, British               Schneider, GlaxoSmith, Kline           PriceWaterHouse, Coopers
Embassy, BTC, Bulgarian                Graffiti, BBDO, Sofia                  Schering, Shell, –
American Enterprise Fund,              International Banking                  BulgariaSheraton Hotel,
BULAGRO AD, Business                   Institute, ING Bank ,– Sofia           Balkan STEMO,The British
Prestige, Bulgarcem Holding,           Branch JLP JOBS,                       Council, TMF Union
CARESBAC – Bulgaria AD,                Kamenitza AD KRAFT                     Miniere Pirdop, UNDP,
Ciments, Francais, Cisco               FOODS Bulgaria                         United States Peace Corps,
Systems, Clarina – Bulgaria            MOBIKOM Melexis                        USAID, Union Media, Usit
LTD, Coca Cola HBC                     Microsoft NetageOgilvy &               Colours, World Bank
Bulgaria, Darik radio,                 Mather Sofia, OMV, Bulgaria
DHL – Bulgaria DAEWOO                  Opet/Aygaz, Bulgaria
Macedonia DAEWOO                       ORBIKOM, Orbitel

OUR CHARITABLE RESPONSIBILITIES TO OUR COMMUNITIES:

Outward Bound® Bulgaria recognizes and shares the responsibility of needs in Bulgaria. We believe that
it is necessary to give the children and youth of Bulgaria the opportunity to become better citizens in the
future.

We offer the opportunity for companies, who would like to donate to our children and youth programs.
The support will provide the Outward Bound® experience to unprivileged children and youth. Our
experience show that participating in programs like Outward Bound® gives children increased success in
many facets of their social, academic, and community life.

On our website www.outwardbound.bg you can read more about our social programs.

If you would like to schedule training for your program or make a donation to our social
programs…
Please contact us:
Katyasha Pavlova – Executive Director
Phone: +359 2 9814709
Phone / Fax: +359 2 9814265
E-mail: office@outwardbound.bg
Address: Sofia 1000 65 B St., “Knyaz Boris I”




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