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27. Shops and Robbers

An Overview of "Shops and Robbers"

"Shops and Robbers" is a powerful training team exercise that shows how easy it is to make assumptions about situations from a handful of facts. It is a great lead-in for putting personal prejudices under the microscope and for learning the importance of keeping an open mind.

Aims of this Teambuilder


The 3 aims of "Shops and Robbers" are:
To show how easy it is to make assumptions about situations based on a few facts
To consider our personal prejudices
To train ourselves to keep an open mind and not jump in.

How to Use this Teambuilder

Like all the training team exercises in this series, "Shops and Robbers" 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.

"Shops and Robbers" also comes with the following worksheets and resources:
Worksheet 01: Shops and Robbers – News Report
Worksheet 02: Shops and Robbers – True or False?
Worksheet: Self-Assessment
Worksheet: Exercise Evaluation
Appendix 01: Making Assumptions

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 The Interviewer's Office and Main Street 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.