Training Methods: Breakout Groups

Training Methods: Breakout Groups

During an exercise or war game there will often occur a key decision point when it becomes necessary or more time efficient to break out some of the participants into a separate smaller group, often called a “breakout group.”   This small group can be very...
Corporate Wargames – Lessons 5 & 6

Corporate Wargames – Lessons 5 & 6

Click HERE is you missed Corporate Wargames – Lessons 1 & 2 Click HERE is you missed Corporate Wargames – Lessons 3 & 4   Lesson Five – Exercise / Wargame Hot Wash A hot wash is the “after-action” discussions and evaluations of an...
Corporate Wargames – Lessons 3 & 4

Corporate Wargames – Lessons 3 & 4

Click HERE is you missed Corporate Wargames – Lessons 1 & 2 Lesson Three – Exercise Program vs. Singular Exercises A bottom up approach works well when a company or organization wants to exercise their response to a disruption of business operations at the...
Pandemic Exercises – Build Resiliency Within Your Business

Pandemic Exercises – Build Resiliency Within Your Business

Ten years ago, Secretary Mike Leavitt of the Department of Health and Human Services said, “Some will say that the discussions of the Avian Flu was an overreaction. Some may say, ‘Did we cry wolf?’ The reality is that if the H5N1 virus does not trigger pandemic flu,...
War-gaming – Part 1:  The History

War-gaming – Part 1: The History

The term, “war-game” is simply a translation of the German term, “kriegspiel.” Because many are simply uncomfortable with the term “war-game,” feeling perhaps that war is too serious for “games,” you will often see every...