Emergency Preparedness: Business Continuity Tabletop Exercise

Leadership & Management
Exercises and Drills
University of Washington
Northwest PERLC

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A pandemic flu event. An earthquake. There are any number of disasters that can disrupt the work of your institution. How do you keep business, research and academic functions on track? This series of three continuity tabletop exercises will allow you to simulate such an event and discover the strong and weak links in your response and continuity plans. The exercises lead to the creation of stronger policies and better emergency response. This resource includes templates for you to customize for your organization.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Enhance understanding of current Emergency Preparedness and Continuity plans
  • Identify gaps in Preparedness and Response plans
  • Foster collaboration and coordination opportunities among internal departments and outside agencies
  • Clarify roles and responsibilities of faculty, staff, and students in a large scale public health emergency
PHEP Capabilities: 
Community Preparedness
Information Sharing