Crisis Exercise Design – The MSEL

Crisis Exercise Design – The MSEL

The Master Sequence of Events List (MSEL), is the primary document used to manage an exercise, to know when events are expected to occur, and to know when to insert injects (information) into the exercise.   A summary version of a MSEL document can also be used...
Crisis Simulation Exercise Design & Delivery Process

Crisis Simulation Exercise Design & Delivery Process

  Prior to designing your Crisis Simulation Tabletop Exercise, ensure you understand the end-to-end process that you intend to use.   This can be as easy as a four step process as I describe within this short post.   Step 1 – Compose  Develop your exercise...
Corporate Wargames – Lessons 1 & 2

Corporate Wargames – Lessons 1 & 2

  PreparedEx has thousands of hours of preparedness experience in continuity planning, running drills, functional exercises, tabletop exercises, and corporate wargames.   The methods we employ have their genesis in the age-old military wargames. Our...
Do You Have These Three Crisis Leadership Traits?

Do You Have These Three Crisis Leadership Traits?

After a crisis and our management of it has run its course, it pays to review all the details of what occurred and evaluate how we responded.   We need to determine what could have been done to help us prevent such a crisis from happening in the first place, and...