Cambridge Team Building
An enterprise might take its first step in the industry even with a single employee but dictated by demands it will eventually blossom into a multi-dimensional organization with numerous employees. With individuals come dissimilarities in approach and processes and differences in opinions. If the bond between these individuals is not strong enough to withstand this friction, it might lead the entire organizational structure to collapse. It therefore becomes vital for companies to bridge gaps and create avenues for employees to form much stronger and healthier emotional and professional bonds that will stand the test of time, market and personal challenges.
Team events and team building exercises are excellent ways to create enduring bonds between team members. Such events will help them to not only understand each others’ strengths and weaknesses but also become more tolerant of them.
The university town of Cambridge, rich in history and heritage and strong in technology and progress, makes for a perfect backdrop to forge better and robust bonds among employees. Great transportation facilities and good connectivity in turn helps make outdoor activities much more fun and enjoyable.
A detailed treasure hunt not only aims to bring minds together to plan and strategize but it also serves as an excellent learning experience. Working together to meet the deadline by identifying the treasure helps fine tune planning and plan execution capabilities, while the process itself helps them learn about the city and its history in general. Map out a trail connecting the King’s and Queen’s College through the Mathematical Bridge, the Cambridge Museum of Technology, the Fitzwilliam Museum, Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, UMAA, the Senate House and the IWM for them to traverse the entire city in search of the final treasure.
If you are looking to blend training and team building, the Moller Centre and Cass Centre are perfect choices to host such events. Organizational quiz, product ideas and group discussions also tend to help people understand each other better and sharpen their communication skills.
The Centre Parcs Elveden Forest with its enormous space can be used to host numerous sports and treasure trails. Consider hosting paintballing, shooting or archery contests together with photography and nature art contests. The expanses can also be utilised for contests on building unique and well architected structures.
From pastry contests, chocolate making, space decoration, themed or genre based music and dance contests, competitive video gaming and short film making to craft contests, there are numerous ways to add fun to indoor events.
Interpersonal understanding helps build a sturdy foundation on which the future of the organisation can be built effectively.