#26: Trend Spotters

Overview:

This activity presents participants with a number of problems, the solution to which requires the ability to spot trends or patterns. Extending this kind of thinking, participants will be asked to consider emerging trends in the world of business.

Objective:

To strengthen analytical skills.

Supplies:

• Transparency #26-1• Overhead projector• Flipchart• Token prize (optional)

Time:

About 25 minutes

AdvancePreparation:

Purchase a small prize if you have decided to use such. Download the transparency. Write the two examples from the Introduction on the flipchart but keep them covered until they are needed.

 

a) 1 10 3 9 5 8 7 9 6 ___ ___b) 8 10 36 92 256 696 ___

 

Arrange seating, if the room permits, ...

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