7 Pieces of Crisis Simulation Exercise Advice

7 Pieces of Crisis Simulation Exercise Advice

1. Anticipate What Could Go Wrong During the Simulation Exercise   During the exercise, it is important to anticipate what could go wrong in order to challenge participants and create a realistic problem-solving experience. As issues arise, think through how they can...
CC Series Short: Post Exercise Activities – Part 2

CC Series Short: Post Exercise Activities – Part 2

In part one of Post Exercise Activities, Rob Burton discussed some of the information that should be collected at the conclusion of the exercise. In this short video clip from the Crisis Coordinator Webinar Series, Rob discusses how to prepare for the After Action...
CC Series Short: Post Exercise Activities – Part 2

CC Series Short: Post Exercise Activities – Part 1

At the end of your exercise, it is the time to gather information to be included in the After Action Report (AAR). To prepare the AAR, exercise evaluators analyze data collected from the hot wash, debrief, Participant Feedback Forms, and other sources (e.g., plans,...
10.5 Reasons Organizations Fail at Crisis Management

10.5 Reasons Organizations Fail at Crisis Management

A crisis can happen to any organization, no matter how big or small. When a crisis does occur, it is important that the leadership team is prepared to handle it effectively. Unfortunately, many organizations fail in crisis management due to a number of reasons. In...
CC Series Short: Post Exercise Activities – Part 2

CC Series Short: Exercise Delivery – Evaluation

Exercise evaluators are provided a MSEL and will use it to assist in identifying events they must monitor closely. Evaluators should advise exercise controllers if they have not observed some expected action by the players. This activity will assist controllers in...