Team building is an important part of any business today whether an organisation has a large number of employees or only a few. At its core, team building is about understanding, appreciating, developing and maximising the people in your team to lead to a productive, efficient, motivated and happy workplace culture.
Often team building exercises are associated with medium to larger sized companies who have multiple departments to bring all employees together. For small businesses, team building is just as vital to unify those few staff involved in the day-to-day running of the business. Find out Why Team Building is Important for meeting business objectives.
Because the success of the business is in the hands of so few, it is imperative that all staff can work effectively together for a common goal.
So what team building activities are suitable for small groups?
Well in fact, all team building programs that we offer at Corporate Challenge Events can be tailored for any size group, whether it’s four or 4,000. That’s the beauty of them!
We also understand that with smaller teams often comes a smaller budget… its only common sense right?! Which is why we have hand selected six of team options suited to a small team dynamic and wont break the budget either.
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Your imagination is your only limit in this rewarding program. Unleash your inner child and unlock your creative flair as you work together to build the best LEGO structure in your group.
Planning, time management, fun, strategy, communication, and team work.
This one is a win-win! Not only do you get all the wonderful benefits that come with doing a team building event, but you also get all the powerful feelings that come with giving back to those who need it most.
This event can be tailored for a duration of 2 – 4 hours indoors or outdoors with flat space.
At the start of the event, all groups which can be as few as two, are credited with a sum of fictional dollars.
Each group then invests its money, together with accumulating profits, in a series of team building exercises which have a financial focus.
Strategy, risk taking, trust, team work and process improvement.
Backing yourself in an area where you have considerable experience does not represent much of a risk but over-confidence may well lead to disaster.
It’s ideal as an indoor program over two to three hours for businesses with a smaller budget.
Equipped with a smart device, maps, money and a list of items to acquire, teams are set off on a race around a specific location. The location can be a park, suburb, CBD or even entire town. At various locations, teams earn points by completing pre-determined team building exercises which can all be tailored to your business’ objectives.
Requiring skills in strategy, communication and navigation, City Scramble is an adventure for teams in discovering how much they know about the history, character and attractions of the area.
Planning, time management, budgeting, strategy, communication, team work, and local knowledge.
If you would like your team to have a fun, outdoor adventure on minimal budget, then City Scramble is the answer.
This event can be tailored for a duration of 2 – 4 hours in a few blocks, a venue or throughout an entire city
Minute to win it
The challenges will keep coming as teams battle to become the Minute To Win It champions of your company or group. It is like being on a game show without the television cameras in this suspense-filled and engaging team building event!
Teams will be presented with a challenge and then delegate a team member to successfully complete it within one minute.
Interaction, fun, competition, delegation, socialising, and quick thinking.
Minute to Win It is a great team building program to stage with a dinner or social function as challenges can be delivered in between menu courses to keep your audience entertained. It is also just as effective as a stand-alone team event.
Allow approximately 2 – 3 hours for this program, and it works well at any time during the day or evening as a social event.
Bikes for Tykes
Through a series of fun (and slightly competitive) activities, teams will come together with the overall goal of earning enough parts to build the perfect bike. The best part? Well that has to be the smile on a child’s face as they take a look at their brand-new bike for the first time.
Corporate social responsibility, communication, leadership, strategy, delegation and team work.
There is a reason company’s come back to complete the Bikes for Tykes program again and again. As the original charity bike building program, Bikes for Tykes has had a lasting impact on teams and families in need around Australia.
Allow approximately 2 – 3 hours for this program, and it works well at any time during the day indoors or outdoors.
Your help is needed to identify the leaders of a diamond smuggling ring. That is the case in Safe Crack! Work as a team to sift through the evidence, uncover the combination to a safe of critical clues and identify the culprits.
Information interpretation, problem solving, time management, lateral thinking, fun and teamwork.
Safe Crack is a fast paced problem-solving focused program that can be held indoors and outdoors and will test teams in time management, interpretation, lateral thinking and team work. If your team loves a mystery or needs to develop their team work in the area of problem solving then this is the program for you.
Allow approximately 1 – 3 hours for this program indoors or outdoors.
If you would like more information on any of these small team programs, you are most welcome to contact me or any of my team at Corporate Challenge Events.
We are focused on creating positive team cultures! We can provide further advice, or deliver a team building program or team building workshop to support your team to succeed.