The purpose of this module is to introduce students to the terminology, concepts and principles of simulation exercise management prior to undertaking the WHO Simulation Exercise Management Training Course.

On completion of this online module, you should be able to:
- Explain the benefits of simulation exercises as used in the public health domain
- Demonstrate a general knowledge of the terminology, concepts and principles described in the WHO Exercise Manual (2017)
- Describe the different phases of the exercise project cycle (preparatory, planning, conduct and post-exercise)
- Select the type of exercise appropriate for a specific purpose and objectives