Teambuilding – Teamwork That Works! (2D1N)



If team building and other offsite events are to offer value to the individuals and organization, their inclusion in an overall personal and corporate structure of philosophies, values and practices will be critical.

Teamwork That Works! is about the process of supporting a work group to operate in a team-oriented environment that is characterized by such philosophies as shared purpose, shared values, shared vision, shared mission and a performance development system that enables people to grow both personally and professionally. It is ideal for organizations with a high mix of seniority in age, experience and competency.

The program gives participants an opportunity to reconnect with their purpose and how they can align their thoughts and actions towards their personal and collective vision. The program involves participants to devote to achieving self-empowerment as individuals and as a team to reach new heights and create new paradigms in working relationships.

Teamwork That Works! focuses on the following areas:

4 stages of team development


Core values


Vision and mission

Training Outcome
After completing the training, you should be able to:
  • Build effective leadership practices
  • Focus on team goals and not just individual goals
  • Maximize the effectiveness of every team member in an organization
  • Solve problems creatively and make decisions effectively
  • Strengthen supportive relationships with professionalism
Our Methodology

Think differently to alter direction.

The experience of learning to read and write for the first time is likely to remain vivid in your memory. The skill is ingrained and it stays. The primary objective of our training and workshop is to make your new knowledge and abilities as durable as the ones you've already accumulated.  They foster fresh ideas. They enable great feats. Individual behaviour and attitude contribute to your organization's success is what we prioritise.

Combining experiential, instructional, and discovery learning with current coaching technology promotes profound transformations in attitudes and behaviour that enable sustainable change in your business. These adjustments improve results.

Our programmes involve with 12 unique learning methodology as below:

Framework and Implementation
Our unique experiential framework and implementation empowers you to:
  • Be resourceful in any given situation
  • Create outstanding performance from self and others
  • Develop your personal unique leadership style
  • Employ effective inter-personal skills to different types of people
  • Enhance listening skills and powerful non-verbal skills
  • Focus on goal-oriented outcome
  • Foster a productive environment
  • Identify origins of your present behaviours and remove limiting beliefs about self and others
  • Implement beliefs that build teamwork that works
  • Lead and support with certainty
  • Seize on opportunities in an ever-changing business environment
  • Understand and employ the teamwork process effectively

Our program outline encompasses the following modules:

Day 1:

Module 1: Context Setting (9.00am – 10.30am)
  • Indoor
  • Pre context setting – Registration Challenge*
  • Context setter – Impossible Juggle*
  • Program briefing
  • Ground rules
  • Medical and safety
  • Calling signals
  • Introduction to theme and pillars
  • Team formation – Tribal Challenge*
Module 2: Team Engagement Session (10.45am – 1.00pm)
  • Indoor
  • 2 key activities – Team Presentation* and Engineering Challenge*
Module 3: Team Engagement Session (2.00pm – 3.30pm)
  • Indoor
  • 1 energizer – Intention Walk*
  • 1 key activity – The I-Maze*
Module 4: The Wrap-Up (3.45pm – 5.00pm)
  • Indoor
  • 1 key activity – The XO Game*
Module 5: Night Activities (8.00pm – 10.30pm)
  • Indoor or outdoor
  • 2 key activities – Kung Fu Power* and Sniper!*

Day 2:

Module 6: Teambuilding Session (9.00am – 10.30am)
  • Outdoor
  • 1 energizer – Tai Chi On The Park*
  • 2 key activities – Circular Rope* and Iwo Jima*
Module 7: Teambuilding Session (10.45am – 12.00pm)
  • Outdoor
  • 1 key activity – Crocodile Dundee*
Module 8: The Wrap-Up (2.00pm – 3.30pm)
  • Indoor
  • 1 closing activity – WOW Factors*
  • Final results check
  • Anchoring learning
  • Team awards
  • Merit awards
  • Acknowledgement
  • Final circle-up
Registration Challenge

In an ever-changing business environment, there are unknown elements and challenges are constant. This requires one to be adaptable to changes. When we are confronted with unexpected changes, we must be able to shift our actions to overcome such challenges. This requires agility, quick thinking, organizing skills and leadership. This activity will be timed for purpose of rigor and efficiency. Team effectiveness will be benchmarked. The list of participants must be sourced from client before the program is to be held. In the list, there must be a column which indicates the calling names of the participants. If pre-grouped, name tags will be placed facing downwards on the chairs arranged according to the grouping list. If not pre-grouped, name tags will then be placed facing downwards on chair formation randomly. One or two representatives will be called into the room and given instructions for the rest of the team. The representatives then leave the room and lead the rest of the team to enter the room. The objective is to get everyone seated on the chairs where their name tags are placed, in the shortest possible time. Beware as nothing is ever what they seem.

Learning elements – Accountability, adaptability, clarity, commitment, communication, leadership, organizing skills, ownership, planning, proactivity, responsibility, rigor and team effectiveness.

Impossible Juggle

If there is a will, there is a way. When we are pushed, we can outperform against our perceived capability. Very often, we are boxed in and build barriers around ourselves. When we are challenged, we can use the opportunity to break free from our mental barriers and achieve success which we originally deemed as impossible. Teams are given an object to pass around amongst team members with targeted time. Whenever they achieve results, they are challenged with new demands. When they record the time which to them, is deemed as of utmost possibility, they are challenged yet again to improve on the time until they breakthrough their beliefs about what was originally deemed to be impossible.

Learning elements – Accountability, adaptability, analytical thinking, clarity, collaboration, commitment, communication, creativity, decision making, esprit de corps, focus, leadership, openness, organizing skills, ownership, planning, proactivity, problem solving, rapport / trust, responsibility, rigor, self-awareness and team effectiveness.

Tribal Challange

Formation of team based on leadership, team name, team values, team flag with their own unique symbol and a haka war cry. Once we have established the formation of team, we can move all teams through the other three major stages of team development ie Storming, Norming and Performing. Every major process following this is designed to specifically draw out important lessons from each stage of the team’s transformation into a high performing team.

Learning elements – Accountability, clarity, collaboration, commitment, communication, creativity, esprit de corps, leadership, openness, organizing skills, ownership, presentation skills, resourcefulness, responsibility, rigor and team effectiveness.

Team Presentation

Teams are to present their team credentials, given that they have already formed their teams at this point in time. As teams present, others have opportunities to provide feedback, sometimes in friendly overtures and at times, with animosity. Once this process is over, teams have to choose to partner another team to win the following competition. However, teams are forewarned that after collaborating with another team, they many have to compete against each other. Will they choose a strong team so that they can win over the rest, or will they choose a weaker team so that they can win against them at a later stage? This category of activity builds rapid rapport amongst team members as well as with the overall audience.

Learning elements – Accountability, adaptability, commitment, communication, creativity, flexibility, leadership, openness, organizing skills, presentation skills, relationship building, resourcefulness, risk-taking, self-awareness and teamwork.

Engineering Challenge

This is for different teams coming together to set up a floor structure that eventually merges as a single grid-like structure. Teams have to work together to thoroughly plan and agree on the workable processes. If they proceed with action without prior discussion and planning, this will almost certainly result in onsite deviation. This in turn will create all sorts of complications and misalignments, akin to delivering defects and quality problems. The process demands planning and alignment, where goals of different teams need to converge as one in order to achieve the bigger organisational purpose. Each team needs to cooperate and if necessary, share their resources for a win-win situation. Despite time pressure, work quality is important as to ensure that overall objectives are achieved without compromising other equally important factors. All form and function, including key details, must be met.

Learning elements – Analytical thinking, attention to details, commitment, communication, decision making, integrity, leadership, maximizing potential, organizing skills, presentation skills and resourcefulness.

Intention Walk

Intention Walk is an excellent primer or entry activity for context setting. It can also be an energetic introduction to the power of creativity amongst the participants. The value of Intention Walk lies not only in its simplicity but its learning on intention and possibilities. Essentially, participants have to cross between two points using a unique method that has not been demonstrated prior to the individual’s turn. Upon the successful crossing of the points, they continue to challenge their peers to rise to the occasion. A high energy and exciting process, everyone gets involved, many times including stakeholders, facilitators as well as trainers. This is also an excellent process to narrow the gap and create a closer bond not only amongst the participants but also between the participants and the facilitator team. This can be both an indoor or outdoor process.

Learning elements – Adaptability, clarity, commitment, creativity, esprit de corps, integrity, leadership, openness, ownership, presentation skills, proactivity, rapport / trust, resourcefulness, rigor and self awareness.


Teams are required to cross The I-Maze from one end to the other. The path comes with specific obstacles that are designed as breakdown points. Challenging rules are also set to determine compliance. Teams have to work effectively and efficiently to achieve their goals with minimal penalties. The I-Maze demands focus, support and trust. Risk taking is key, when all else fails. Mistakes will occur but we can learn from them. In the absence of any verbal communication, the teams share available information while discovering new information that would allow them to complete the task. This activity requires the full participation of all members of the teams as every member has to walk through the undiscovered path in order to win. Debriefing can be designed to go various levels deep.

Learning elements – Accountability, adaptability, analytical thinking, commitment, communication, creativity, decision making, focus, integrity, leadership, openness, organizing skills, planning, proactivity, problem solving, rapport / trust, rigor, self-awareness and team effectiveness.

The X.O. Game

The name of this classic is The XO Game. The objective is to win. How the teams win is by accumulating the highest amount of profits for them. How they accumulate profits is by going through a specific number of voting rounds. Just like in a reality show, when the Game Master calls for their votes in each round, teams will simultaneously display their votes. Based on the teams’ votes, some teams will earn certain profits and some will make certain losses for that round. To add tension to the game, there will be some Bonus Rounds. Through the game, they learn the concept of win-win, which allows not only the individual team to win but how all the other teams can win as well. This activity is engaging as it involves all participants to vote in the process. The debriefing is designed to highlight the benefits of a collaborative mindset versus the dangers of having a silo-mentality in the workplace. It stresses on thinking and behavior that will lead to better results in the workplace. After all, the total is always greater than the sum of all parts.

Learning elements – Accountability, analytical thinking, collaboration, commitment, communication, decision making, integrity, leadership, openness, planning, problem solving, rapport / trust, self-awareness and team effectiveness.

Kung Fu Power

Participants stand in their respective teams and design their unique 3-step kung fu stance. Once all teams are ready, a team is picked at random to commence the challenge. The starting team has to demonstrate their stance before indicating the next team to continue the challenge. The second team, once indicated, has to demonstrate the first team’s stance before they demonstrate theirs. Once done, they will indicate the next team to continue. The third team has to demonstrate the first and second teams’ stances before they demonstrate their own. This goes on until a team gets the sequence and stance mixed-up. Robust and fun! Excellent as an energizer to break physical boundaries and establish permission for more physical activities to follow. This can be tweaked as a fully outdoor process.

Learning elements – Clarity, communication, focus, openness, rapport / trust and self-awareness.


Teams strategize amongst themselves and decide who will be their sniper to take down the opposing teams’ snipers. They can use any available resources but these resources cannot come into contact with their opponents. Teams will soon realize the importance of planning and creativity in the midst of solving their problems at hand. At times, dwindling resources for one team will bring out the best in people. At other times, teams will find complacency creeping in when they are on a winning streak. Watch teams progress from passive play to active and creative play as they outwit and outshoot each other in their quest to become sniper kings. A great activity to get to know team members and excellent for context setting as well as an evening activity.

Learning elements – Adaptability, creativity, decision making, esprit de corps, focus, leadership, organizing skills, ownership, planning, proactivity, resourcefulness, rigor and team effectiveness.

Tai Chi on The Park

Participants are taken to the great outdoors during early sunrise. They take turns to be Tai Chi masters, each time one of them leading the rest in performing a unique series of light stretching exercises. The number of rotations will be dependent on the weather conditions as well as the real-time of the day.

Learning elements – Clarity, focus, openness and self-awareness.

Circular Rope

Team members stand in a circle and are given a certain length of rope. They are instructed to execute certain designs using the rope available. They are challenged to work as a team while blindfolded. On specific occasions, certain individuals may be invited to be a game-changer. Will the timid speak up? Will the noisy listen? This is a simple activity with a clear objective but extremely challenging in the execution of task. This is a fully outdoor process.

Learning elements – Adaptability, clarity, collaboration, commitment, communication, decision making, focus, integrity, leadership, openness, organizing skills, planning, proactivity, problem solving, rapport / trust, responsibility and team effectiveness.

IWO Jima

Leadership requires one to organize resources and effective delegation of tasks and responsibilities to team members. This is the first step to laying the foundation of solid results. Teams take their flags created during Tribal Challenge and hoist it up as high as possible with the given resources. Their team flags are to be free standing from ground up and supported only with the resources at hand. No physical contact is allowed between team members and the final structure. With certainty, team structures will be created in such a fashion that it will collapse during the first few attempts. Only with a well thought out plan, some creativity and total teamwork can this challenge be met with success. There is no short-cut to success. You have to complete your task one at a time, layer by layer and brick by brick to secure a strong foundation. Organizations that are built on strong foundation will withstand any challenges in a hostile environment.

Learning elements – Adaptability, collaboration, commitment, communication, decision making, esprit de corps, focus, integrity, leadership, organizing skills, ownership, proactivity, rapport / trust, responsibility and team effectiveness.

Crocodile Dundee

Teams are given a certain number of “rocks” to be placed on a treacherous path in order for the members to cross over from one dangerous side of the path to the other safe side of the path. Every team members are also given individual “pebbles” which they own and for them to use in their journey. Along the path, there are certain “islands”. The objective is for all team members to cross to the safe side of the path together and at the same time. Crocodile Dundee removes boundaries amongst team members as teams work together to seek a solution to bring the whole team safely across the path as one. This is in alignment to the message of delivering over and above what is required; in this case, to deliver not just all team members safely but all at the same time. This is a fully outdoor process.

Learning elements – Adaptability, analytical thinking, collaboration, commitment, communication, creativity, decision making, esprit de corps, focus, integrity, leadership, organizing skills, planning, problem solving, rapport / trust, responsibility, rigor, self-awareness and team effectiveness.

WOW Factors

WOW Factors is a powerful activity to drive home the value of contribution. We take on an interesting journey to explore how we can do more to be part of a high performing team, over and above the call of duty. Participants discover exactly how their contributions measure up to the team’s overall standards of excellence. What if your best contribution is only a basic experience to others? What else can you do to create an outstanding experience for others? What else is holding you back from being truly in contribution to others? What is that gap we need to close to be truly a high performing team? This activity leads to social contracts that are powerfully owned by individuals and openly supported by peers.

Learning elements – Accountability, clarity, collaboration, commitment, communication, decision making, esprit de corps, focus, integrity, leadership, openness, ownership, proactivity, rapport / trust, responsibility and self-awareness.

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