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COVID-19 Tabletop Exercise Participant Workbook

Published: 06 March 2020

Summary

Use this workbook to allow participants in tabletop exercises on COVID-19 to follow along with the presentation and record their actions and observations.

Overview

Tabletop exercises test the effectiveness of procedures and safeguards in place to respond to and recover from specific threats. This workbook allows participants in a tabletop exercise on COVID-19 to follow along and record observations as they proceed through the exercise.

Recommended by the Authors

Executives can use this presentation of key findings to double-check their own tabletop exercises. The guide provides a generic template that can be used for COVID-19 and other crisis exercises.

Use this Toolkit to double-check your pandemic preparedness framework. The toolkit includes presentation slides and checklists for key functions such as HR, IT, business operations, and others.

Use this guide to learn about tabletop exercises and their role in business continuity management and lead a tabletop exercise on COVID-19.

Disclaimer: Unless otherwise marked for external use, the items in this Gartner Tool are for internal noncommercial use by the licensed Gartner client. The materials contained in this Tool may not be repackaged or resold. Gartner makes no representations or warranties as to the suitability of this Tool for any particular purpose, and disclaims all liabilities for any damages, whether direct, consequential, incidental or special, arising out of the use of or inability to use this material or the information provided herein.

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