This indoor, competitive team building program focuses on time management and communication skills as your group works in teams of investigative journalists to get the story.

NGDeadlineYour group is divided into teams of investigative journalists trying to get the story on a murder.   However, there are several obstacles to solving this mystery, the main one being…  TIME.  You must question every one of suspects in a limited amount of time if you are going to make your DEADLINE!  Which newspaper will scoop the rest?  The one with the reporters that have the best communication and cooperation skills.

This team building mystery can work either with or without a meal.


  • Time Management
  • Cooperation and Team Work
  • Communication Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Group Awareness
  • Improved Morale
  • Decision Making
  • Goal Mapping


SPACE REQUIREMENTS:  A room large enough to seat your group at tables of three to ten persons.  One flip chart for each team.

DURATION:  This program is flexible and will last between 2 to 4 hours depending on your schedule,  your goals and the size of your group.

GROUP SIZE: 9 – 100 persons

DEBRIEF:  An optional debrief on team work, communication and group problem solving is available if you so choose.

If you would like to learn more about Deadline or any of our other programs please don’t hesitate to submit a Request for Proposal. You can also contact us at or (978) 525-2019.

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