The Escape Room™ 4-team | Teamwork Training Activity

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5.0 12 reviews
​In this fun and challenging tabletop training activity teams are locked in a room (in theory!). The doors are chained shut and there are just 60 minutes to escape! Can teams work together under time pressure to crack the code and unlock the doors?!
to test how well teams perform when working under pressure
to test teams’ understanding of a complex task
to practise organisational and time-management skills
to highlight the value of teams interacting and sharing data with other teams (in cooperation, not rivalry)
Regular price $641.00 ex. VAT
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Product details

  • Type Training Activity
  • Timing 1 hour + debrief
  • Use F2F & Virtual
  • Target Audience All Levels
  • Min Participants 12
  • Max Participants* 24
  • *More delegates? See 10 Team Version
  • Computer Required No
  • Printer Required No
  • Supply Format Hard & Digital Copy

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Northgate says...

"Within the first 10 minutes Trainers can usually tell if a group is likely to succeed. The team's likelihood of success shows in the way they approach their Brief. Unless they read it calmly, ensure a shared understanding of all the implications and do not dive into problem-solving before planning some sort of strategy, they are probably staying locked in!! And teams that actively try to co-operate with others will get ahead of the game!"

  • To test how well teams perform when working under pressure
  • To test teams’ understanding of a complex task
  • To practise organisational and time-management skills
  • To highlight the value of teams interacting and sharing data with other teams (in cooperation, not rivalry)
  • To test teams’ approach to problem-solving (lateral thinking).
  • 10 team version also available here

Ideally suited to:

Any training where the objective is to have fun and learn some critical lessons about teamwork and collaboration.

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Gary Shewan, Learning & Development Consultant, Legal & General

I delivered 'The Escape Room' virtually and it went down a storm!

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Peter Clark-Lewis, Associate, Learning Manager, Knight Frank

I recently used 'The Escape Room' in the classroom – it was great fun to run – and perfectly met my objectives and outcomes for the course.

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Geraldine Clarke, Learning and Development Advisor, RHP

We used 'The Escape Room – 10 Team' version to support this quarter’s L&D theme - Problem Solving and Decision Making. The delegate feedback was so positive that people who hadn’t attended asked if we could run another session this quarter. We really enjoyed the session and it was a great activity. We will definitely look at using Northgate activities in the future.

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Liz Prescott, Procurement Assistant, Puma Energy UK Ltd

The Escape Room was great fun and a complete success. The Facilitator and delegates really enjoyed it.

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Charlotte Jury, Resourcing Consultant, Future Careers, AWE

'The Escape Room' is a great activity for breaking the ice, observing candidate interactions and how they interpret narrative, while also focusing on time management skills.