Pacific is an online serious game that helps students to understand and apply terms related to leadership and team management aiding to develop their soft skills in a persuasive and game-based learning environment.
The game resembles an adventure where players are trying to survive and solve challenges such as leading their team to escape a desert island after a plane crash. The narrative of the game is related to exerting leadership and team-based skills for escaping from complex and open in-game challenges. Managing, motivating and inspiring the team are key game ingredients for achieving the in-game goals and especially for escaping the dessert island. Communication is an integral part of the game and a key feature of being a leader, therefore the game builds on helping players to develop communication skills for networking and connecting with other players.
- Leadership skills and managing teams
- Techniques and strategies to increase team effectiveness, efficiency and motivation
- Processes for learning how to delegate tasks, how to provide feedback and how to practice coaching
- Learning how to resolve conflict and provide rewards and credit to the team
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