ATS 2 (CQ)


Think. Communicate. Play.


ATS 2 develops Collaborative Intelligence or Collaborative and Communication Skills

1. Communication Skills

2. Teambuilding
a. Formal team dynamics and structures

3. EQ
a. Knowing yourself
b. Managing yourself
c. Knowing others
d. Managing relationship with others

Skills Acquired

Communication Skills + Team Building + Resilience

Teambuilding Fundamentals

  1. Understanding Others’ Perspectives
  2. Clarity in Communication
  3. Effective Non-Verbal Persuasion
  4. Effective Verbal Persuasion

Reasoning in a Group

  1. Game Theory and Cooperation
  2. Recursion
  3. What Is It Like to Be Human?

Cooperation and Negotiation

  1. Gaining Insights Into People’s Preferences
  2. Using Non-Verbal Cues to Communicate
  3. Teambuilding Without Words
  4. Recognising Norms and Negotiating Rules

Reasoning and Social Awareness

  1. Exercising Your Deductive Reasoning Skills
  2. Reviewing Argument Indicators
  3. Constructing Arguments
  4. Change Blindness

Managing Uncertainty

  1. Making Decisions in the Face of Uncertainty
  2. Managing Systematic Unpredictability
  3. Power of Cooperation in Dealing with Uncertainty
  4. Power of Negotiation in Dealing with Uncertainty

Intercultural Communication and Diversity Management

  1. Managing Diversity
  2. Exercising Creativity (Association of Ideas) and Open-Mindedness
  3. Communication Through Common Points of Reference

Managing Self and Others Fairly

  1. Getting to Know Others
  2. Understanding Social Organisation and Fairness
  3. Developing Rules to Establish Social Fairness
  4. Understanding Intentions and Attributing Goals

Creativity Boosters

  1. Activate your creativity
  2. Dealing with Shifting Norms
  3. Activating creativity through purposeful ideas association
  4. Activating Creativity Through Lateral Thinking

Communication Skills

  1. Use body language
  2. Make small talk
  3. Tell a story/ tell a joke
  4. Ask questions and repeat other
  5. Tailor message to audience
  6. Be brief but specific
  7. Up empathy (take opposing viewpoint)
  8. Listen, listen, listen


Every lesson is structured the same way: I-ACE

Introduction: First, the concept is explained

Activity:Activity is chosen with the concept just under the surface

Consolidation: The students must be able to identify the concept

Extention:  Students must extend concept: “Where else in your life can you find it?”

Lesson Progression

(1) Scaffolded and Spiral: CAPTAIN


(2) Stages: SAIL



Students will be able to improve in the following outcomes:

  1. Ask questions and repeat
  2. Tailor message to audience
  3. Listen
  4. Reach out to others
  5. Be persistent
  6. Take suggestions
  7. Understand that sometimes team comes first
  8. Manage relationships with others


Student training

  • Every session: 1½ hour

Teacher training

  • 40 hours (1 hour every week OR 10-hour workshop every quarter)