How to design a Functional Exercise e-learning course

In this e-learning course on how to design a Functional Exercise (FX), also known as Command Post Exercise (CPX), you will learn the basic concepts on how to design and run an FX. This course will be especially useful as a primer to people who will be planning, design, conducting and/or evaluating an FX.

⏳ Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

👥 Audience: General preparedness experts responsible for putting in place the exercise planning process

🎯 Objectives: After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand how to develop the aims and objectives for a functional exercise.
  • Understand the key elements of exercise design.
  • Understand the key differences between a functional (FX) and a Table-top exercise (TTX).
  • Be aware of the existing ECDC tools to assist you in designing your simulation exercise with a focus on public health.