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.

Learning objectives:

  • 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.

This course will be especially useful as a primer to people who will be planning, design, conducting and/or evaluating an FX.