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Train Heist: Corporate Detective Experience

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Detectives unite. We’ve got a case to crack.

At some point everyone has dreamed of being a detective. This corporate team building simulation will have you and your team neck deep in an intricate, puzzle driven experience of criminal investigation.

Top outcomes

Build communication skills  |  Challenge team dynamics   |  Test time & management skills

1.5 hours
We come to you
Indoors, seated

Grab your detective hat. The race is on.

Take on solving one of Australia’s oldest cold cases.

This intricate corporate simulation will take your team into the heart of one of Queensland’s most notorious unsolved mysteries – the great Cloncurry Train Heist of 1938. Working in teams of 7-10 with evidence taken from the scene, you will compete against the clock (and each other) to crack the case.

A team building activity that fits into many uses:
  • Professional Development days
  • Learning & Development programs
  • Conferences

Get ready to strap on your detective shoes with an investigation that will leave you wondering how you solved it! Designed to draw everyone into the mystery, this detective game is an intricate puzzle solving extravaganza. Train Heist is the perfect activity for your next event:

Team Building Events  |  Learning & Development Programs |  EOFY Events  |  Professional Development Events  |  Social Club Events  |  Conferences

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How Train Heist works

Find all the cluesYou will be investigating all the evidence from the crime. Be sure to search it for any hidden or unusual clues. You never know, that map might be the key to the case!
Crack the codesYou will be working to crack all the puzzles. From encrypted typewriters to secret messages hidden in everyday items, you will be amazed at the lengths these criminals went to not get caught!
Team work is kingEffective team work is at the heart of this challenge. With an overload of information and intersecting puzzles, your team will uncover what it means for team work to make the dream work.
Solve the mysteryDive deep into the emerging information as the story of the Cloncurry Train Heist unfolds. Only the keenest detective minds will piece it all together.

Deeply engage your team

Your team will be so engaged they won’t know where the hour went! Using the perfect mix of intriguing scenario, mini wins, achievable challenge and inter-team competition, Train Heist will pull your whole team into the mystery and fun of the experience.

Match the simulation to your outcomes

There is so much to unpack with Train Heist, you will be chatting about it for weeks! The experience provides a rich tapestry of learning you can pull from with ease to match the outcomes you are looking for. This can be done via a structured debrief or casual conversations throughout the office.

Extend the learnings with add-ons

Using personality profiling, you can provide deep insight into the personal and group dynamics that arise through the simulation. Ask us about adding a DISC discovery session or use your own L&D team or provider to delve as deep as you wish.

Made for flexibility

All Train Heist needs to run is a room, tables, chairs and a projector. This makes it incredibly flexible to fit right in with your event and schedule. Don’t get lulled into thinking it’s simple though. The magic is discovering the complexity and depth of the experience.

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Event Add-ons

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Extended Debriefs

Deep dive into a topic of your choice with a debrief off the back of our team building experiences to really harness the power of interactive learning. Debriefs go for 30 minutes.

Select from:

  • Collaboration & healthy competition
  • Responses to stress & how to overcome them
  • Problem solving under time constraints
  • Negotiation & leveraging relationships
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Personality Insights

Profiling is a powerful tool used to accelerate learning & understanding of working preferences, communication styles and natural skill sets.

A facilitated discovery session will go into detail about personality types, how these played out in the simulation, lessons that can be drawn and how an awareness of personality types can aid in day-to-day team dynamics.

The perfect mix of fun and challenge

This is a simulation to challenge and delight, requiring both team work and a broad range of individual skills to succeed. With plenty of puzzling to do, it’s fun, clever and just the right amount of frustrating that will draw all participants into their new roles as front-line detectives.

Rich in team building outcomes

Train Heist provides you with a rich experience to challenge group dynamics, work on communication and build creative problem solving skills. Your team will be stretched in all the right ways with vast opportunity to practice alternative thinking styles and team work.

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