CC Series Short: Post Exercise Activities – Part 1

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 1

CC Series Short: Exercise Delivery – The Hot Wash

The “hot wash,” another term borrowed from the military, is the “after-action” discussions and evaluations of an organization’s performance immediately following an exercise/war game, training session, or an actual major event. Coming right on the heels of the...
CC Series Short: Post Exercise Activities – Part 1

CC Series Short: Creating Exercise Visuals

The saying “a picture paints a thousand words” has never been as true in the world of simulation exercises. The only difference is that it’s not just pictures that can create realism and keep participants engaged. It has never been easier to create simulation videos,...