TRUFFLE, Braintoffee complex problem solving activity set in Bristol and Sâo Tomé, offering an experiential learning activity for team problem solving and applying business ethics.


For groups of 6-8 people, although it is particularly effective when run with several groups in parallel. Designed to challenge and develop problem solving skills in conditions of uncertainty and high ambiguity. Develops collaboration and introduces ethics in a practical way.

Complex problem solving requires a range of approaches to information handling and analysis.  Successful groups collaborate well to pursue a solution which then poses an ethical dilemma to be resolved by consensus before the deadline.

Theme: Chocolate business on the brink of either collapse, or radical change that can only be introduced by solving a complicated problem and resolving the subsequent ethical business dilemma.