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Lesson Plans

Re:team building

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suzette milam (smilam)
Wed, 25 Aug 1999 19:31:39 +0000

Here is one for you:


Your goal is to build the tallest newspaper building. It needs to be
aesthetically pleasing and able to stand on its own for 5 minutes after time
is called. It must be built on time and as close to the estimated budget as possible.

There should be 5 people in your group. Each job should be filled.

1. Designer
2. Designer
3. Builder
4. Builder
5. Accountant

Job Descriptions

Designers- Draw out the building design that the builders will follow. Write
out exact instructions on how to build the design. Designers also need to
develop a budget, estimating the actual cost of construction.

Builders - You are to follow the designers plans as closely as possible.
Communication is very important. You need to finish on time and as close to
the estimated budget as possible.

Accountant- You need to keep an accurate account of all supplies used in the
construction of the project. This must be written down and turned in at the
end of the job for audit.

Materials cost: Newspaper - $1000.00 per sheet
Tape - $300.00 per inch

Time limit: Planning 15 minutes
Building 30 minutes

Bonus minutes cost $1000.00 per minute used