Tabletop Exercises, You’ve Got One Shot, Make it Count.

Tabletop Exercises, You’ve Got One Shot, Make it Count.

A Crisis Simulation exercise is a great opportunity for a team of professionals to come together and address gaps and issues they may have when it comes to an event. It is a controlled environment for you to understand individual skillsets during a crisis and how the...
4 Reasons Crisis Scenario Planning is Effective

4 Reasons Crisis Scenario Planning is Effective

An Organization is Not “Crisis Ready” Unless it Validates Plans and Teams Through Crisis Simulation Exercises on an Ongoing Basis Do your crisis simulation exercises really engage your team members? Are they impactful in a way that your leadership team wants to invest...
Exercise Coordinator & Control Team Responsibilities

Exercise Coordinator & Control Team Responsibilities

Ensuring the simulation exercise is a success requires detailed planning. The Exercise Coordinator has a number of responsibilities that are described in this short video.   The exercise team has a number of specific responsibilities when preparing, delivering and...
3 Crisis Scenarios to Consider

3 Crisis Scenarios to Consider

Throughout 2016, we have created and delivered multiple crisis simulation exercises. Each scenario was custom created to each organization based on their exercise objectives. Scenarios must be customized to ensure the team being tested is engaged. Without engagement,...
8 Reasons Tabletop Exercises Fail

8 Reasons Tabletop Exercises Fail

One of the most undervalued training and evaluation tools is the Tabletop Exercise. A Tabletop Exercise can be delivered in almost any setting and can help teams create trust amongst themselves as well as their critical vendors and other key stakeholders. There are...
10 Considerations for a Hurricane Tabletop Exercise

10 Considerations for a Hurricane Tabletop Exercise

It’s almost hurricane season in the US and many communities, businesses, and property owners are starting to prepare. How does your organization prepare for hurricane season? Knowing your surroundings and talking to the local emergency management agency to find out...