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22. Model Building

An Overview of "Model Building"

"Model Building" is an excellent training team exercise that helps to develop a team's communication skills. Two teams are set the task of re-creating a lego design built in another room but with only one person at a time able to view the design and instruct their designer in how to build it. Often frustrating but always telling, this game brings home the need for accurate, precise, and clear communication.

Aims of this Teambuilder

The 3 aims of "Model Building" are:
To show teams how difficult it is to communicate accurately
To practise observation skills
To underline the differences between 1-way and 2-way communication

How to Use this Teambuilder

Like all these training team exercises, "Model Building" provides you with a comprehensive guide to using this exercise on any teambuilding event. The Teambuilder will show you how to prepare, how to introduce the exercise, how to run it with possible variations and alternatives, and how to debrief and lead a post-exercise discussion.

"Model Building" also comes with the following worksheets and resources:
Worksheet 01: Model Building Rules
Worksheet 02: Model Building List
Worksheet: Self-Assessment
Worksheet: Exercise Evaluation
Appendix 01: 1-Way and 2-Way

Complementary Products

You can find other training team exercises in the MTL E-Manuals and MTL 1daycourseplans series. You can also collect other Teambuilders such as Ping Pong Slalom and The Team Wall or download the complete set of 40 Teambuilders as a MTL Bumper Bundle. 

Price of this product: £12.95

Delivery Method:
This product can be downloaded directly from this site.