Growing as a Leader in Simulation Operations (SimOps 2017 Panel Presentation)

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  • Presenters
    • Scott Atkinson, Aaron Dix, Shelita Kimble, Kam McCowan, Sev Perelman, H. Michael Young (Adam Dodson was unable to attend.)
  • Course Overview:
    • This session will provide participants with world experience to assist them as they continue to grow and further their career as a Simulation Operations Specialist. Join this expert panel as we discuss innovation, curriculum design/development, program leadership, professional development, leadership within the Society, politics within a leadership position including government, the do’s and don’ts within our role.
  • Objectives:
    • Describe failures and successes within the career by engaging in group conversation
    • Explore ways to advocate for professional development speaking engagements and career growth
    • Describe the opportunities and possible challenges that can occur in the role of Simulation Operations Specialist
  • Questions
    • What one word would you use to describe yourself?
    • Introduce yourself! Where are you from?
    • What type of education do you need to be a simulation Technician? (Scott)
    • In your opinion, what is the most important part of your job as a Simulation Technician? (Sev)
    • How do you become a leader in Simulation? (Shelita)
    • In your opinion, do simulation sales companies really know what you want? (Michael)
    • Where do you go to connect, get resources, or questions answered as a Simulation Technician? (Kam)
    • In your Opinion, What key performance indicators are required for successful running of a simulation center? (Aaron)