Training Activities and Games

It is important to get delegates talking at a training session. The classic ‘icebreaker’ is often used in order to get delegates talking and introducing each other.

Training Activity Games

Training Activity Games

This page provides links and descriptions to activities that can be used as icebreakers on training courses.

These can be very simple, and used purely to get introductions completed. They can also be more complex and act as the start of the training course.

My Facebook Page has may tips for thinking about activities as used in a training course.

I have a blog on the advantages and issues of icebreakers along with the different activity types.

 

 

 

 

List of Paid Activities

List of Paid Activities Description Information Link
Project Confusion

This is a game/ icebreaker lasting less than an hour for your training courses, student teaching, or team building. Can you work out when the tower is built?
Suitable for up to 4 teams with 4, 5, or 6 delegates, the simulation takes around 60 minutes to run, and that includes time for a debrief and feedback.
The activity provides students/delegates with some practical exercise in problem solving and communications. The exercise is ideal for students or team members on a team building or training course. No prior knowledge is required to complete the exercise.

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The Garden Party Project
This is a game/ icebreaker lasting less than an hour for your training courses, student teaching, or team building.

Can you deliver the Garden Party on time and to budget?

Suitable for up to 4 teams with 4 to 7 delegates, the simulation takes around 60 minutes to run, and that includes time for a debrief and feedback.

The activity provides students/delegates with some practical exercise in problem solving and communications. The exercise is ideal for students or team members on a team building or training course. No prior knowledge is required to complete the exercise.

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The New Hangar Project
Need something to kick off your training session with a project management angle?

This is a project management game lasting around 2 hours for your training courses, student teaching, or team building.

Can you beat the other teams?

Suitable for up to 5 teams of 4, 5, or 6 delegates, the simulation takes around 120 minutes to run, and that includes time for a debrief and feedback.

Students/delegates who want some practical exercises in problem solving and communications. Students/delegates who want some practical application of Project Management Skills. The exercise is ideal for students or team members on a team building or training course. Some prior knowledge of Work Breakdown Structures is required to complete the exercise.

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List of Free Activities

List of Free Activities Description Download Link
Simple Icebreakers Next to no preparation required – just simple tasks or questions.
Virtual Icebreakers Icebreakers for virtual situations.
Construction Icebreakers Icebreakers that require construction materials

To be completed April 2020

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