Learn to apply the five-phase exercise cycle to design a discussion-based exercise. Create all the materials needed to conduct a table-top exercise. This course will benefit anyone needing to develop discussion-based exercises such as seminars, workshops, table-tops and immersive simulations. Course Goal: The goal of this course is to provide participants with practical experience in using the 5-phase exercise cycle methodology and tools to design and conduct discussion-based exercises. Course Topics: Course topics include: planning, designing, developing, conducting, evaluating, and implementing improvement planning for discussion-based exercises. Course Format: This 14-hour course is available online or in a classroom-based format, and includes a final assignment. (Formerly EM151) COURSE FORMAT: This 14-hour course is available online or in a classroom-based format, and includes a final assignment. ONLINE: The online format of this course is self-paced and part-time. An email address is required for students taking online courses. Students will receive their login instructions by email shortly after completing the registration process. If an email is not received, please contact the registration office at firstname.lastname@example.org, 604-528-5590 or 1-877-528-5591. NOTE: Students will need to complete the course and the assignment prior to the class end date. CLASSROOM-BASED: This course is available to organizations on a contract basis. For more information, contact the program manager at 604-528-5702. OTHER INFO: All course materials will be provided and no special equipment is required. Please note that all Emergency Management Division courses require 100% attendance.