Virtual Workplace Simulator

NCMS Project #: 140454, 140460, 140475

Problem: Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) East has an aging workforce and has an urgent need for training new employees at the depot.

Benefit: Projected annual savings from the initial pilot.

Solution/Approach: The Virtual Workplace Simulator (VWS) stresses the most important purpose of any business or enterprise – stabilizing, improving and sustaining improvements that will create value for the customer. Through a unique combination of Classroom, Simulation, Debrief and Improvement Planning, the Pendaran Method delivers accelerated, sustainable Experiential Learning. The experience combines the learning and development attributes of Boot Camp in a Flight Simulator-like environment. Con-duct a pilot demonstration of the Virtual Workplace Simulator.

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Impact on Warfighter:

Increase materiel readiness via training that places a greater emphasis on preventative maintenance.

DoD Participation:

  • U.S. Navy (FRC East)

Industry Participation:

  • Pendaran, Inc.
  • NCMS

Benefit Area(s):

  • Cost savings
  • Repair turn-around time
  • Maintenance management improvement
  • Improved readiness

Final Report