VR Team Building
The VR team building world has changed significantly and correspondingly how we meet an interact with others at work and with our clients. As part of this change we are able to offer a completely new way to build and re-establish important relationships within teams and with important clients.
Our VR team building services offer an incredibly engaging and unique way for teams to really connect and interact as if they were in the same room. So much so we give teams plenty of time to say hello in this new environment before we start any team build event as they often want to catch up first due to its high level of real interaction.
Your VR Team Building Objectives
Our clients can have varied aims, from a simple team get together for a team that hasn’t physically seen each other in 8 months through to clients who want to create an engaging event and mix in some of their own important clients to keep relationships strong.
We will discuss with you your aims and the type of people in your cohort and suggest appropriate and engaging activities that suit the kind of end users attending the event.
Finally we will clarify the logistics and the steps involved to get headsets to them and also orientation calls prior to the team build event so everyone is able to use the headset without having pressure to learn on the day.
The VR Team Building Process
The steps to your team build day are simple:
Your VR Team Build Options
Depending on your team make-up and the objectives you have chosen for your team build day there are a number of options you can choose from.
As learning and development specialists we know engagement and how to create it, we have some excellent and very entertaining activities for teams that allow teams to let their hair down and really enjoy their time being with others during this event.
Depending on team make up and their interests, for more cerebral teams we can offer interesting and challenging problem solving activities, ensuring that teams that enjoy a challenge are stretched just enough to give them satisfaction on successfully completing their VR challenge.
People always enjoy expressing their creative side or discovering it for the first time, VR allows a level of creative expression not possible in the real world. Our creative tasks encourage teams to use different tools in VR while working together to create a number of artistic 3 dimensional masterpieces.
We are also able to create a VR team build event that mixes all these aspects and this also allows us to make sure that we are able to appeal to all team member preferences, while at the same time ensuring activities are engaging, fun and at the right level of challenge.
We use advanced 6-DOF headsets to deliver our VR team building, ensuring the best experience, reliability and ease of use. The Pico Neo Eye delivers all this and more.
VR Leadership and Team Assessment Using A Cutting Edge VR Platform
We will soon be launching on our Pico headsets a cutting edge VR Team Assessment Platform, this allows us to assess teams, leaders and also can be used for team building as well due to its highly engaging design principles.
Talk to us now to be one of the first companies to trial this innovative platform.
Virtual Reality for Groups of All Sizes
Through our experience, VRE has built up a range of VR activities to suit groups of different sizes.
Whether you’re a small team of only 3-4 participants, or a much larger team or company, we can tailor your VR team building event to suit.
For Small Teams
VRE can provide a range of VR experiences that will give your team the chance to work together in novel and engaging new ways. These fun challenges are best suited to teams of 20 or less.
For Larger Teams
If your team has more than 20 members, we can offer a range of carefully selected VR experiences that are exciting, challenging and are hand-picked to ensure that everyone gets a turn using VR.
We can even custom build a VR experience for your larger team, designing it to meet your exact specification, compliment your industry and develop the competencies that are important to your organisation.
Our Favourite VR Experiences For Team Building Fun
Here are some of our most popular off-the-shelf VR experiences for team building fun.
Competencies – Leadership, communication, problem solving, spatial reasoning
This fascinating and creative VR painting app is one of our favourites because teams tend to find their own unique ways of approaching it.
Tilt Brush allows would-be artists to draw in 3 dimensions, which is trickier than it sounds! While many of us have little experience in creating art, those of us that do have usually been constrained to just two dimensions.
No matter their experience with drawing and painting, team members will find the creative side of their brain stimulated by this activity. Designed to ensure everyone is included, our Tilt Brush activities provide a real lesson in adapting our personal preferences and communication styles in order to effectively work with others.
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes
Competencies – Leadership, communication, planning, problem solving, teamwork
This VP app is popular with organisers who want to see how the team performs under a bit of pressure!
This activity has the goal of seeing how people react in challenging circumstances and how this can reflect how they react to challenging work situations.
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes challenges the team to defuse a series of bombs, with each player taking turns to enter the bomb room and defuse the increasingly complex devices. However, the player is completely reliant on their teammates, who are in possession of the bomb manuals, to guide them through the task.
Teams are forced to collaborate in clever ways in order to improve and eventually start to successfully defuse the bombs.
This activity is cognitively challenging so we usually recommend pairing it with a lighter VR experience to allow participants to re-energise!
Competencies – Creative thinking, problem solving, teamwork
This ingenious VR app gives us all a chance to try our hand at civil engineering!
This easy to use app sees teams building various contraptions with the simple goal of transporting an object to a specified location.
Fantastic Contraption challenges teams to collaborate, assess ideas and think more creatively, while not being shy to wipe the slate clean and start fresh if the current idea isn’t working.
These increasingly challenging puzzles also entertain players with wacky and unique worlds and characters.
Waltz of the Wizard
Competencies – Problem solving, teamwork
Another popular VR activity is Waltz of the Wizard, which sees teams step into the shoes of a newly qualified wizard facing the challenge of quicky solving a series of magic themed puzzles.
Delegates tend to enjoy playing with the magic, making items fly through the air with the wave of a wand, as well as benefiting from working together to share problem solving ideas and develop better communication skills.
Richie’s Plank Experience
Although Richie’s Plank Experience is played one player at a time, we’ve found this VR app a worthwhile choice for team building days because it brings teams together after a day of VR challenges.
With one person walking out on a plank at the top of a virtual skyscraper, the rest of the team are able to observe on a big screen, decompress and enjoy their colleagues’ reactions to this hair-raising experience!
Encouraging one another and laughing together makes this a great activity for team bonding. A great way to round off an event.
Other Non-VR Training Services For Your Team Building Day
VRE’s business psychologists and learning & development professionals have created and executed management training programmes across a range of business types.
With that in mind, clients often ask us to also run the non-VR elements of their team building days.
We’re more than happy to oblige and see clients benefit from our expertise, applied to both their VR and non-VR activities.
If you’re planning a team building event or would just like to know more about the VR services we can provide to your team, please contact us today.
VR Team Building Case Studies
JP Morgan required a fun and engaging team building day, VRE was able to provide a range of VR experiences that challenged their teams and also provided a very entertaining day for their staff as a reward for their hard work.
VRE were engaged to provide an team building event for their teams, this ranged from group VR activities where team members had to work together through to competitive VR experiences that raised the energy levels further as teams and individuals competed.