To introduce the concept of wargaming as a technique for education, training and analysis across defence and commercial business applications. Read more Read less
This is an introductory course aimed at providing basic information and familiarisation.
At a glance
- Please enquire for course dates
- DurationTwo days
- LocationCranfield University at Shrivenham
- Overall Wargame Process
What is Wargaming?
Application areas – Military, Analysis, CoA Planning, OA, Business, Commercial
- Benefits and Pitfalls
Time, Effort required
Computer vs Manual
Examples Games including game play
- Simple Wargame system – Tactical
- Rapid Campaign Analysis Tool
Real World Problem – Setting
RCAT Game Mechanics
Game Play (all morning)
Debrief and Discussion
- Other Topics
Location and travel
Cranfield Defence and Security (CDS) is a Cranfield School based at the Ministry of Defence establishment on the Oxfordshire/Wiltshire borders.
Shrivenham itself lies in the picturesque Vale of the White Horse, close to the M4 motorway which links London and South Wales. It is 7 miles from Swindon, the nearest town, which lies off the M4 at the hub of Britain’s motorway network.
Bath, Cheltenham, Bristol and Oxford are all within an hour’s drive and London less than two hours away by car.
All visitors must be pre-booked in at reception by the person they are visiting on the campus.
Read our Professional development (CPD) booking conditions.