An Experiential Exercise You Can Tinker With


  • Peter M. Markulis
  • Daniel R. Strang


Today, there is more and more emphasis being placed on teams and teamwork. As instructors of future business leaders, we are asked to foster team-oriented skills in our students. The following series of three related experiential exercises were designed to develop team-based skills. Like many existing team based exercises, these exercises provide for the student an experientially based appreciation of teams and teamwork, but they go farther than many existing team-based exercises by emphasizing the relationship between a professional team and a customer or client who requires the team’s services.