FAQ


Frequently
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The Corporate TIE Programme fees are covered by the companies that we work with, and they will sponsor their top talent to get involved. For the TIE Immersive experience, the companies also release their people to participate on the 30-day placement and cover associated costs such as travel and insurance. The rest of the Immersive experience, likewise all of our virtual programmes, can fit into people’s existing work commitments.

Our TIE Accelerator programme is offered to individuals that aren’t sponsored by a company, and they will be responsible for covering the programme fee. Click here to find out more about the TIE Accelerator and how to apply.

We don’t charge a fee to our social initiative partners, but in the case of the TIE Immersive experience, we do ask that they contribute to the process by providing accommodation and on-site support. This is important to ensure a successful experience and also so that everyone buys into the relationship and process.

No. Our Corporate Programmes do require company sponsorship. But we have our TIE Accelerator programme which allows individuals to get involved with TIE. Click here to find out more about the TIE Accelerator and how to apply.

We take leaders from a number of different industries, companies and disciplines. They can work in advertising, marketing, financial services, law, publishing, events, PR, creative services, design, planning, branding, digital, production, technology….and the list goes on.

If they have the desire to move ahead in their career, use their skills in a completely new way, want to learn new insights and ways of working in a real-time business environment, want to make a difference with their skills and change the world in some way, then they should definitely consider TIE.

Get in touch and we’ll explain further!

We work with a host of different organizations around the world, and we are constantly on the look out for new organizations that inspire us. The range of causes that we support varies immensely from HIV/AIDS, education, human rights, children’s rights, ecology and the environment to street children and much more. In short, all of our projects fall under each one of the Sustainable Development Goals, which were launched in 2015. It is our mission to move this agenda ahead through leadership development and collaboration. And the impact on each stakeholder that takes part is extraordinary. We match participants to a project that fits with their personal, professional and company objectives.

Yes, absolutely, to both of those questions. We’ve done just that with a couple of our clients and the results have been fantastic. We can also use our established network of nonprofit and social enterprise organisations around the world and match the participant to a project and organization that fits with their specific personal, professional and company objectives. It’s completely up to you.We work closely with all of our clients to ensure the experience is tailored to their individual needs and that they are able to make an impact on the individual, your company, and the chosen organization, beneficiaries and local community. Do get in touch if you have a specific organization, project or strategy in mind.

Since we launched in 2007 we are proud to say that we have grown our partner organisation network to around South America, Africa and Asia. We are always on the lookout for new and exciting organizations and projects to support, and as a result the list is forever evolving. Do get in touch if you have a specific place in mind.

Our virtual placements can be run around people’s existing work commitments, so they don’t require being out of the office.

For the Immersive TIE Experience, placements in country last on average for a total of 30 days. We would suggest a person arrives a couple of days before the placement starts, and allow one day on the backend. The TIE Immersive Experience is an intensive programme that runs from about three to twelve months in total, depending on when the participant goes abroad, but the total time out of the company is limited to about 33 days.

We are also more than happy to tailor experiences to meet the needs of you and your people, so this time frame can also be flexible. If you have a specific development goal in mind, or a way that you would like to tailor the experience, please get in touch and we can discuss further.

Our projects run all year round, but for some programmes there is limited availability. Please do get in touch and we can explain further.

The relationships that we have with our core company clients and non-profit and social enterprise partners have been long-term and we pride ourselves on the fact that everyone benefits significantly after each placement. Our clients and partners alike keep working with us because the benefits that our programme brings to everyone involved can be measured and are clearly felt across their businesses and organisations.

To check out just how impactful TIE can be, click here.

To read some honest reviews of TIE and results from our stakeholders you can check out our praise section.

We also have some fantastic video testimonials from our corporate clients, TIE alumni and social clients. And you can click here to see some pretty incredible results from our social clients. Just click on the logo for each organization and it will outline what each project has managed to do for them.