The Pipelines Exercise


Using a giant chessboard, teams have to identify and lay out a pipeline safely, avoiding pitfalls and maximising economic efficiency. Whilst exploring the complexities of process, budgeting and delivery, it requires teamwork, an attention to strategy and an awareness of the consequence of decisions.

Learning Outcomes:

  • The balance between cost, quality and time in making decisions
  • The impact that risk perception has on the decisions made
  • The impact of time constraints on budget and team working
  • The exploration of personal and company principles when faced with challenging scenarios