40. The Toy Mobile
An Overview of "The Toy Mobile"
"The Toy Mobile" is a training team exercise in project management. Two teams have to create a toy mobile from material in the vicinity of the training room that meets the specifications, costs, and time requirements of their project sponsors. In following the 5 phases of a project, this game recreates perfectly the steps needed to manage a full-scale project of any length and complexity.
Aims of this Teambuilder
The 3 aims of "The Toy Mobile" are:
To give teams experience of working on a project
To illustrate the objectives of successful project management
To manage time, cost, and outcome constraints
How to Use this Teambuilder
Like all the training team exercises in this series, "The Toy Mobile" 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 Toy Mobile" also comes with the following worksheets and resources:
Worksheet 01: The Toy Mobile Rules
Worksheet 02: Sponsor's Sheet
Worksheet 03: Leader's Sheet
Worksheet 04: Accountant/Timekeeper Sheet
Worksheet 05: Evaluation Sheet
Worksheet: Exercise Evaluation
Appendix 01: Project Management Tips
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 Obelisk of Zin and Team Jigsaw or download the complete set of 40 Teambuilders as a MTL Bumper Bundle collection.
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