- 1.Mbwana Alliy 08 .11.200 4 BRITAIN-TANZANIA SOCIETY Partners
in friendship & development Registered Charity no 270462
www.btsociety.org A Pan QinetiQ Expedition in science social
enterprise withteam building & leadership development
opportunities Overcoming the challenges of a Complex
- 2 Expedition Model & Planning
- Successes, challenges & learning points
- Born and raised in East Africa until the age 12
- Age 12-21: Secondary school & university in England
(returned to Tanzania 3 times a year). Fluent Kiswahili.
- Obsessed with Kilimanjaro & safari. (visited most game
parks in Kenya & Tanzania)
5. Introduction to Tanzania
- Most live on less than 1 a day
- Some of the worlds most amazing sites:
- Serengetinational park: most renowned of all game parks
- East African coast full of history and some of the best
- Kilimanjaro- Highest peak in Africa, Worlds highest free
- Macro economic stability is being achieved (inflation 20% 4%,
economic growth at 6%). Some debt relief
- Single party to multiparty democracy-Grand corruption reduced
(no change in petty corruption?)
- Tourism expected to double by 2010, and take over agriculture
as the largest source of GDP.
- Increased foreign investment
6. Expedition Foundations
- Pan QinetiQ Expedition to
- Relieve poverty and through creating opportunities for children
in science education.
- Provide personal development opportunities (team-working)
Education and skills are the commanding heights of the modern
global economy. If globalisation is to work for poor people,
increased investment in education, lifelong learning and skills is
essential.- Making Globalisation work for the poor, Government
White Paper 2000 Teams are, quite simply, the bedrock on which
QinetiQ is built. Team working is one of the five QinetiQ values. -
Team Spirit, QinetiQ Learning & Executive Office 7.
- Expedition Model & Planning
8. I want to organise a Kilimanjaro trip
- When are you going? Havent got much time to plan.
- Its already been done, wont happen again.
- Ill only go if QinetiQ pays it!.....
- Ill take my idea to the cortex conference and see what they say
9. Expedition Core plan QLI can help us Teamwork, Leadership
Learning Plan Safety, securityandRisk assessment Resourceplanning
Travel/Event Arrangements ScienceCorporate Social
ResponsibilityMountain,Trek preparation ExpeditionPlan Will we
raise enough money? Are people really prepared for Kili? - Its a
balance.. Another drop out. who should go? Africas a dangerous
place, isnt it? Book those flights! 10. Timeline view Prepare
&CharityFund Raise KilimanjaroTrek Recollect & Report
Engage in CharityWork Expedition Planning Apr Jan Aug Oct 2004 Jan
2005 Plan Do Adjust Check 11. The Expedition Leadership Team. Alice
Porter- Health &Science research Lianne Denton Training Paul
Jackson Finance Mbwana Alliy Founder & Leader. Matt Mckie Team,
leadershipdevelopment Chris Asselin-Miller Strategy Phil Kent
Training Dugald Wilson Experienced mountaineer/climber- logistics
& planning 12.
13. Oh my God. 14. Where is it? 15. Day 1 Machame Camp,
16. Day 2 Shira Camp, 3840m
- First test of mental strength
- Always a little bit further.
17. Day 3 Baranco Camp, 3950m
- Rock, rock and more rock..
18. Day 4 Barafu Camp, 4550m
19. Day 5 Uhuru Peak, 5895m
- Fighting altitude sickness
- Two steps forward, one step back
20. Day 6 - Descent
- Sense of achievement, but just wanted to get off the
- Climb 71% summit success rate (17/24), 91% reaching final
- customer satisfaction- 96% needs met, 90% fun factor.
- Use for chartership competencies-85%
- Over 2000 photos (online photo gallery to come.)
- Possibly the highest ceroc dance!
23. Corporate Social Responsibility
- Over 10,000 raised collectively
- Thomas Hardye School& Kabale school partnership set up
& will provide:
- 2,500 worth of lab equipment.
- Opportunity for gap year in teaching science.
24. More stats
- 50/50 use of forms vs justgiving.co.uk. (online giving)
- 25% achieved personal targets of about 500-800.Average was
- Those who trained hard (90% reached the summit)
- Those who did little training (83% reached
- Successes, challenges & key learning points
26. Key Success factors(Entrepreneurship)
- Vision & idea:Have a clear vision, purpose- and derived
goals & a plan.
- Confidence & flexibility:Develop a strategy to success (see
the end game in mind)
- Network & research:Talk to as many people (including the
experts) & do the research
- Support & team:Get the support/buy in of key individuals
(NG, SL, RL, TB, SM, RP)
- Market:Sell, sell, sell (posters, presentations, campaign,
website) and what is QinetiQ getting?
- Unique Selling Point:Differentiate yourself, what makes you
- Work with the processes:Do things as required by QinetiQ Be a
- Drive:Be prepared to give 110%, and your team should be the
same, but make it worth it (development opportunities).
Leadership& team work convince commitment 27. But some
- Requirements creep:(change ofdates, safari & ZNZ options,
personalised trek requirements)
- could be explained by recruitment statistics ( 49 total
interest- 19 pulled out quickly, 5 causing re-recruitment, 1 last
- Role clarity:Finding the right person for the task. (e.g.
- Balancing required efforts: on & off mountain.
- Details:Key domestics (water, food!)
28. Profound experiences
- Know your limits safety first!
- Tipping the guides & porters
- Appreciate hard work (60 porters and 8 guides to split $2000 in
29. Key Competencies developed through experience:
- Project Management (in experience)
- Event management, finance, roles & team integration &
- Enthusiasm, motivation, dealing with unpredictability,
importance of rewarding people.
- Self Awareness & teamwork
- Limits of myself and others in the team
31. Some impact outside QinetiQ
- Will meet or exceed fundraising target of 18k:
- Most significant contributor to BTS this year (10k out of their
- Science laboratories will be built. Chemistry lab completed in
- Partnership between 2 schools is a bonus
32. Expedition Impact Value Chain Inputs Activities Outputs
- Expedition Leadership team-manage Expedition
- Britain Tanzania Society-Reduce poverty through local rural
- Thomas Hardye School:Engage students in science
- Online giving (justgiving.co.uk)
- Individual fundraising forms.
- Site Collection boxes ,Cortex Sports day.
- Training, Health/Safety &Research
- Peak District & Snowdon + Safety Risk Assessment.
- Financial & recruitment planning- Business caseQinetiQ
/Individual split investment.
- QLI Leadership & team-working course:inc. Myerrs Briggs
- Marketing:inc . Nucleus website (http://Kilimanjaro).
- QinetiQ Learning Institute-Provide training
- KIS, ISD, FST, S&E Divisions- Provide funding
- Kearsley Tours Ltd-Supply expedition
- 28,000 funding raised through QinetiQ
- Climb Kilimanjaro (71% summitteam success rate)
- Over 10,000 raised to date by team members
- Thomas Hardye School pledges 2,500 laboratory equipment
- Personal Expedition diaries
- Presentations to supporting & sponsoring stakeholders.
- IQ Article, divisional articles and presentations.
- Team & Personal Development
- Cross divisional networking
- IPD chartership competencies
- Improved team-working & leadership, personal
- UK-Tanzania science education school partnership.
- QinetiQ Social responsibility image in Africa in terms of
- Raise 18,000 for Kabale School Science.
- Team trek up Mt. Kilimanjaro to the summit at 5895m
- Explore and develop team-work & leadership skills.
33. Next expedition?...
- Everest base camp on the way. (some guidance?)
- Work to transfer lessons learnt for improvement
- Stress it must be pan QinetiQ to
- Based on CSR benefits linked to QinetiQ values and/or
- Most importantly TO LEARN & DEMONSTRATE
34. Thanks (Asante Sanaa)
- Sue Mostyn , ISD management.
7. Questions? BRITAIN-TANZANIA SOCIETY Partners in friendship
& development Registered Charity no 270462