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The Dell Technologies Management Challenge is a unique 4-dimensional competitive event aimed at optimising management performance and delivering positive charitable outcomes. The 2022 event will take place between 10-12 June.

Participating teams comprise of 6 participants and 1 team enabler. Across a weekend programme teams engage in the following elements:

  1. A 2 day Adventure Race (canoeing, mountain biking, running, hiking, map reading,archery and mind puzzles.)
  2. Management development, an opportunity to work together on a contemporary management challenge & take back the learning to benefit your organisation. This will be a case study exercise, complemented by a keynote speaker session. Case studies will be assessed by a leading business school academic.
  3. Senior-level networking opportunities and forums.
  4. Charity fundraising.

The event is based from Racquety Farm, Hay-on-Wye, Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons National Park.

Working with title sponsor Dell Technologies, the event is focused on delivering greater collective business benefits and competitive advantages to participating teams and companies. In doing this, a great deal of care has been taken not to veer away from a successful format that generates considerable benefits and goodwill.

The event is being organised in strict adherence to Welsh Government Coronavirius regulations.


What type of organisations is the Challenge designed for? 

The target market for the Dell Technologies Management Challenge is essentially high value-added businesses who choose to invest and develop in leadership as well as making strategic CSR investment.

Some of the main vertical markets represented include:

  • Advanced engineering and manufacturing
  • Information and communications technology
  • Medical, biotechnology and life science
  • Energy and environment
  • Professional services
  • Financial Services
  • Software

Current and past clients include leading global/ UK corporates/ public/ third sector: Dell Technologies, GE Capital, Barclays Legal and General, Toyota, PwC, CDW, Computacenter, Eastman, GE Aviation, Ordnance Survey, IQE, British Gas, Western Power, Action for Children etc


Event Values

The uniqueness and attraction of the event is based upon the following fundamental values that underpin the past and continued success of the event:

  • Respect– for yourself, team members, competitors, marshals, charity partners and to the environment
  • Learn– this event is about learning about yourself, team members, leadership/ management development as well as the fitness, wellbeing and personal development
  • Enjoy – participating in this event is and should be enjoyable for you, your team members, your competitors and your organisers
  • Compete –this is a competition between teams at a sporting, management and intellectual level, with the goal of enhancing the competitor advantage of the competing company’s within their respective market sectors and improving the outcomes of our beneficiary charities
  • Contract – we believe all participants and teams will commit to the values and ethos of the Challenge to benefit our partner charities


What’s Involved

Learn more about what’s involved here or more about team composition here.