Banter at Work

An easy-to-use digital resource, containing
a practical guide to workplace banter.
With insights and information on the
subject, five engaging group activities,
preparation materials and instructions
for easy delivery in face-to-face and virtual settings.

Opt for learning Exploring Banter In The Workplace

A cost-effective, practical guide with additional
team activities and supporting materials

Let’s have some Banter…. ….about Banter!

Exploring Banter at Work provides the opportunity for light and engaging team discussion around the sometimes-controversial topic of workplace banter, allowing the whole team to understand what is acceptable and why.

Opt for Learning have designed this resource to be flexible, adaptable and to suit the managerial framework and skill-set in any business at any level.

Banter In The Workplace
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  • New ways of working
  • Returning to the office
  • WFH (working from home)
  • Increased potential for stress and anxiety

As we re-establish our rapport with colleagues in the hybrid workplace, Exploring Banter at work provides the opportunity to help cultivate our workplace culture.

  • Structured, engaging discussions and activities
  • Easily assimilated into all aspects of business development
  • A lively addition to team meetings, to help create a workplace that fully reflects company values



1 user

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Practical Guide
Preparation Materials
Instructions for Delivery
Activity Sheets

1 User Account*
Available on 2 Devices

5 users

Ideal for

Small Teams &


Practical Guide
Preparation Materials
Instructions for Delivery
Activity Sheets

5 User Accounts*
2 Devices per User

10 users

Ideal for

Larger Groups &


Practical Guide
Preparation Materials
Instructions for Delivery
Activity Sheets

10 User Accounts*
2 Devices per User

*Each User Account includes Activity Sheets and Handouts for unlimited sharing.
Contact Us to learn more about bespoke pricing deals as well as our
expert facilitation and pre / post-delivery support options.

Everything you need to
run rewarding sessions
with your teams

• A practical and useful guide to workplace banter
• 5 lively and engaging group activities
• Achievable learning intentions
• Key learning points
• Step-by-step guide for delivery
• Face-to-face and Virtual Delivery Friendly
• Additional information for Facilitators
• Activity Sheets and Handouts
• Ideal for virtual team meetings
• Easily integrated into everyday working activities

Exploring Banter at Work supports a positive workplace culture

• Cultivate a whole team understanding
• Recast conflict into possitive opportunities
Affordable, lively, practical and engaging
A guide to raise awareness and improve knowledge
• Recognising positive and negative banter at work
• Assess the risk of inappropriate banter at work
• Easily delivered by managers and team leaders 
• Compact individual activities or stand-alone Workshop
Build a healthier, creative and productive workforce
• Reduce allegations, discrimination and harassment

Image credits

  • Image 1: You X Venture, Unsplash
  • Image 2: You X Venture, Unsplash


Can the Group Activities be delivered virtually?

The Group Activities have been developed to be delivered in both virtual and face-to-face settings. The Preparation Materials include information to support delivery in both environments.

What format is Exploring Banter At Work - A Digital Resource?

The Practical Guide and Preparation Materials (Delivery Guide), Activity Sheets and Handouts are accessible by weblink and protected pdf.

It is not possible to print, copy, cut or share any part of the Practical Guide and Preparation Materials (Delivery Guide).

The Activity Sheets and Handouts for participants are sold with permission to share and practical sharing instructions are included with the Preparation Materials.

Can Opt for learning help if we need external facilitation or support to help us get the best out of the sessions?

Exploring Banter At Work – A Digital Resource has been developed as a cost-effective resource for in-house delivery. We also understand there may be occasions when external facilitation, or support with preparation and de-brief would be valuable.

Opt for Learning are fortunate to be able to draw on a pool of highly skilled and experienced facilitators to provide a range of options, including facilitation and pre / post delivery support, by telephone / video conference / face-to- face settings. Click here to find out more.

Can Opt for learning provide dyslexia friendly versions of Exploring Banter At Work?

We are in the process of developing dyslexia friendly versions of the Practical Guide, Preparation Materials, Activities and Handouts. To enquire about the timescale, click here to contact us.

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