Tall Ships

Tall-ShipsTeams exist in practically every type of work environment and research tells us they become high performing when they differentiate themselves in seven key performance areas.

What You Will Achieve with ‘Tall Ships’

  • • Practice and understand the seven factors critical to effective teamwork
  • • Identify strategies to improve team performance and create business synergy
  • • Building relationships between various teams / departments
  • • Learn how to apply the seven skills in an actual team scenario


‘Tall Ships’ is a highly engaging experiential exercise – a learning game – that challenges teams to race against the clock to build the tallest ship mast at the lowest cost. Players not only learn the skills behind the seven factors that research demonstrates are most critical to effective team performance; they actually practice them, too. The areas the teams focus on are:

  • • Clarity
  • • Capability
  • • Collaboration
  • • Commitment
  • • Communication
  • • Continuous Improvement
  • • Creativity