Welcome to our LECMgt blog site, which we will routinely update with new industry-related stories thought to be of interest and importance to you. Our objective is to expand your knowledge and awareness of best practices in wargaming exercises, threat assessment and emergency planning.

LEC Management opens new offices

LEC Management is excited to announce the opening of our new offices in Porter Ranch at 11145 Tampa Ave, Suite 24A. In our new space we will be able to better facilitate our growing client list and their needs. The space offers ample room for development and testing of new simulations, as well as ample…

Developing Your Exercise Objectives

Developing Your Exercise Objectives Roger Mason PhD Introduction One of the first steps in improving your emergency exercises is developing clear set of objectives. Some people believe that planning an emergency exercise is simple and the mere fact that an exercise is being held will provide valuable lessons for everyone involved. With shrinking budgets training…

Simulations for Complex Decision Making

In 2013 Dr. Mason and his colleague, Eric Patterson wrote an article for the journal Simulation and Gaming based on their Afghan Provincial Reconstruction Exercise. The article describes the use of an innovative game to provide practice in decision making and relationship building. While this game focuses on reconstruction and stabilization operation in the highly…

Emergency Operations Center Section Chiefs: know your role

Today’s blog continues our series on emergency response planning. We will address the 5 key tasks that Incident Command System (ICS) Sections Chiefs need to address once they receive notice that the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will be activated. This checklist is a handy review for city governments, but it is also a useful tool…