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11. The Object Carrier

An Overview of "The Object Carrier"

"The Object Carrier" is a training team exercise in which teams have to design and build a device that will carry an object 10 feet. The device may only use a limited selection of materials including 2 eggs and 2 balloons. The winning team is the team that carries the heaviest object the full distance without dropping the object. Or without droppng it!

Aims of this Teambuilder

The 3 aims of "The Object Carrier" are:
To give teams practice in planning, organizing a team task
To give teams experience of teamwork in a competitive task
To practise reviewing performance

How to Use this Teambuilder

Like all the training team exercises in this series, "The Object Carrier" 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.

"The Object Carrier" also comes with the following worksheets and resources:
Worksheet 01: The Object Carrier
Worksheet 02: The Object Carrier Scores
Worksheet 03: The Blake Mouton Grid
Worksheet: Self-Assessment
Worksheet: Exercise Evaluation
Appendix: The Managerial Grid Model

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 Concentration and Flying Eggs 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.