These involve carefully written scenarios which challenge the participant in specific ways. Underpinning these observed interactions are a set of Competencies against which the participant is measured. This structure requires the professional role-player to be:
- Thoroughly briefed on the commercial/technical context of the scenario.
- Realistic and authentic in their portrayal of the client or colleague.
- Maintain a high degree of consistency between different participants.
- Provide feedback which is in keeping with the Competencies.