Team building

Typical initial situation

How do we:

  • get to know each other better?
  • clarify and define our roles?
  • bring together different mentalities and nationalities?
  • work with each other in a constructive and result-oriented manner, even under time pressure?

Idea and implementation

Executives solve various activity-related tasks over several hours, divided into groups. The activities are rafting, canoeing, building obstacles, building bridges, hiking, biking, finding places, "placing" tasks  .... Communication, coordination, correction, cooperation ... .. Each group goes through each activity.

The central challenge is: communication - not only within one's own group, but also from group to group. How do the groups get to the finish line? They familiarise themselves with the basic conditions, develop common rules, share out responsibility and roles. The team manager coordinates and directs the group; the time manager keeps an eye on the time and the communications manager controls exchange of ideas and dialogue.

Collective solving of the tasks promotes the capacity to work in a team and to cooperate. The group experience follows the learning process. A process of trust building is set in motion - a sense of unity arises.

The experiences are reflected on during feedback sessions. How did the teams work? What was necessary to solve the tasks? What does this mean for everyday work?

Conclusion at the end of the one to three days: "Something" has changed. Communication is fluent!

  • process-supporting team building
  • team-oriented exercises
  • individual location search in the border triangle around Lake Constance