Much in Common

Objectives To show that team members will have lots in common with each other and provide a structured way to learn more about each other. To help build team identity. To help build rapport amongst team members. Time  45 minutes Materials Required Copies of the ‘Much in Common’ Activity handout. Read more…

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Do you understand?

Objectives To understand the importance of clear communication, including feedback. To recognise the value in taking risks, making mistakes and learning from them. Time  45 minutes Materials Required Two blank sheets of A4 paper for each team member and pens or pencils. Click here to Download diagrams Instructions Select a Read more…

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Marooned

Objectives To help team members become more aware of each other’s perceptions and values. To identify the characteristics of good team members. Time Approximately 60 minutes depending on the number of presentations. Materials Required Paper, flip charts and marker pens. Instructions Team members need to imagine that they have just Read more…

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Team Quote Bingo

Objectives To review some of the qualities that make for great teams. Time  45 minutes Materials Required One Bingo card for each person. Click here to Download Team Quotes Click here to Download Bingo Cards Instructions Distribute one blank Bingo card to each team member. If there are not enough, Read more…

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Population Control

Objectives To consider how making assumptions can derail the decision-making process. To analyse the decision making process and the influence of team members in decision making. Time  45 minutes Materials Required Flip chart and marker pens. One Population Control Worksheet for each team member. Click here to Download Population Control Read more…

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Coat of Arms

Objectives To provide a way to discuss team qualities and to learn about how other team members see themselves and the work of the team. To help build team identity. To use visual material to support discussion about team member values and assumptions. Time  45 minutes Materials Required Flip chart Read more…

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Portable Skills

Objectives To help build team identity by helping team members to learn more about each other. To help team members discover individual skills that can improve the effectiveness of the team. To provide a light hearted way to help establish open communication as a team norm. Time  30 minutes Materials Read more…

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Do We Learn?

Objectives To identify team members’ attitudes to learning and development. To reflect on the learning opportunities team members have had and ways to enhance learning opportunities in the workplace. Time  45 minutes Materials Required Post-it notes; or Wall cards (preferably in two colours) and masking tape. Flip chart and pens. Read more…

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