Collaborate and unite to build the ultimate bridge using limited resources and in an extremely short timeline.

Teams must work as a unit to quickly and efficiently construct the best bridge that they can, despite having precious few materials, suffering from communication barriers and being given a limited amount of time to work with. Bridging the Divide is a challenging and highly engaging activity that pushes participants in a host of different fields, developing skills which translate brilliantly into the workplace environment.

How It Works

Bridging the Divide is a powerful team building activity that requires participants to test multiple skills simultaneously as they strive to build the best bridge possible. Through communication barriers, a limited pool of resources and very specific customer requirements, participants must balance what they have available with what they need to do in order to find an efficient solution.

After each team has constructed their bridge, awards are handed out for the most creative or unique engineering design, the best branding and the most efficient use of resources. Then, upon completion, each team’s bridge is united and connected to create a single company bridge. This concludes with a grand finale where the company bridge is put to the test using a remote-controlled car.

Key Business Benefits

  • Cross Functional co-operation
  • Energising a conference
  • Exploring Excellence
  • Practical leadership
  • Managing change
  • Risk management
  • Fun & Motivation
  • Networking
  • Strategy Communication
  • Team Dynamics
  • Uniting Teams
  • Corporate Responsibility

Rewards and Learning Outcomes

Bridging the Divide is one of the most versatile and widely beneficial team building activities that Team Challenge Company have to offer. During the initial construction phase, the event requires participants to practice time and resource management as well as fast, effective communication between team members. These are two key skills which can make a huge difference within the workplace environment.

Moving forward, the individual team awards help emphasise team unity and group success, whilst the company bridge extends this lesson to the entire organisation. This makes Bridging the Divide perfect for fostering a sense of community within the company culture through a fun and engaging event.

In all senses, the challenge and collaboration that Bridging the Divide present help practise countless invaluable skills that effectively translate into the workplace environment. Leveraging Team Challenge Company’s extensive experience delivering engaging and memorable activities, you can use events like Bridging the Divide to develop employees and create a better, more effective workplace. Explore our range of available activities or contact our dedicated team below for advice tailored to your needs or requirements.

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