Leading and Facilitating Tabletop Exercises in Emergency Response


Australasia: Monday 28th November (11:00 - 16:00 Auckland, New Zealand; 09:00 - 14:00 Sydney and 06:00 - 11:00 Perth, Australia)

The Americas: Monday 5th December 2022 (12:00 - 16:00, New York, Washington DC and Ottawa, Canada time)

Europe: Monday 12th December (10:00 - 16:00, London time)

Venue:  Online (Zoom platform)
Cost:  £145

Table-top exercises are one of the most time and cost-effective ways of testing the effectiveness of emergency plans and the level of preparedness of an organisation to respond to a disaster.  In this course you will learn how to prepare and effectively facilitate a table-top exercise in practice for your organisation. The course will cover the following elements:

  • Planning tabletop exercises: defining purpose and setting objectives, preparing exercise manual document in practice, scenario development and planning logistics

  • Conduct exercise: introducing the tabletop exercise to players, table-top exercise delivery in practice

  • Evaluation: successful debriefing, giving feedback and reporting

This course is highly practical, and the participants will be required to actively engage in the process of planning, conducting, and evaluating a tabletop exercise during the course. The number of participants is limited to 20.

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