Simulated Experiences at Saint Leo

Providing real-world, real-time experiences in a simulated environment


Our highly trained team of Simulation Specialists will work with you to create or adapt any scenario you require.

Some of the most commonly requested and used simulation environments fall under the categories of education, hospitality, and business and include scenarios such as customer service in either a restaurant or hotel setting, sales pitches and other corporate-level conferences, or teaching/managing students. Pre-existing scenarios are completely customizable and may be re-written to add new content and meet any requirements for each unique scenario request. New scenarios can also be created upon request.

A usable scenario is created through coordination between the client and the Simulation Specialist. The client can make adjustments to available scenarios or create unique scenarios in conjunction with available environments. The client will provide the Sim Specialist with a brief description of the scenario synopsis as well as desired challenges and outcomes they wish to include and the Sim Specialist will put the plan into the appropriate format. Using these guidelines, the Simulation Specialist will then perform the scenario via simulation on the appointed day.



Areas of Study  


  • Classroom Management – Use acquired teaching skills to manage an unruly class and carry out a planned lesson.  
  • Teaching an ESE or ELL student – Implement the skills needed to aid students with learning or language based barriers in understanding the lesson and assignments.  
  • Parent/Teacher Conference – Professionally address a student’s success or shortcomings in the classroom with a concerned parent. 
  • Specific Curriculum and Lessons – Organize and carry out a lesson plan on a subject of your choice (math, history, science, etc.)  
  • And More! 

Psychology and Social Work 

  • Group Sessions – Conduct a themed session of your choice (military veterans, children, etc.) with two or more patients. 
  • Individual Patient Sessions – Carry out a professional conversation during a closed session with an individual.  
  • Speaking to a Troubled Youth – Break down barriers to gain rapport with child/adolescent patient and tactfully address the reason behind their visit.  
  • And More! 

Human Services

  • Interpersonal Helping Skills- Provides practice to develop engagement with a client during the Initial Interview process to build a rapport, determine needs or the problem, identify strengths, make referrals for service, and advocate.
  • Case Management - Allows for the development of how to conduct an Assessment, determine notes and forms needed for Documentation, create a Service Delivery Plan with goals and objectives, prepare a Case File, and Terminate service.
  • Ethics - Carry out a professional conversation that reinforces the use of the ethical standards established by the National Organization for Human Services (NOHS).

Religion, Philosophy and Theology 

  • Leading Biblical Study – Lead an active group discussion, complete with questions and comments, revolving around a selected Biblical text.  
  • Lesson on the Importance of Christianity – Openly and tactfully discuss the key components of the Christian faith with an individual of a different faith or a concerned student. 
  • Comparing and Contrasting World Religions – Lead an open discussion concerning the important factors in differing religions and be receptive to group insight and questions.   
  • And More! 

Legal Studies 

  • Jury Selection – Interview a group of jury duty candidates and select best individuals based on their responses, potential biases, etc.  
  • Preparing a Client for Court – Prep your client for trial by reviewing defense materials and evidence and coaching them through their testimony.  
  • Representation in the Courtroom – Practicing defending your client and challenging the prosecution in a court of law. 
  • And More! 

Health Sciences 

  • Patient Education – Provide follow up teaching to patients and ensure that they understand their diagnosis, symptoms, treatment options, etc.  
  • Diagnosing a Patient – Listen closely to patient’s concerns and description of symptoms and take the steps needed to deliver a diagnosis. Maintain bedside manner when administering a poor diagnosis. 
  • Bedside Manner – Appropriately and professionally build a rapport with patients of varying ages during an initial visit or while reviewing a diagnosis, etc.  
  • Doctor/Patient Consultation – During an initial visit, listen to a patient’s description of symptoms and concerns in order to make a preliminary diagnosis.  
  • Speaking to/Caring for Patient with Alzheimer’s – Practice utilizing appropriate dialogue and body language when speaking with or assisting an individual with Alzheimer’s or Dementia (severity of illness can vary). 
  • And More! 


  • Assisting a Disgruntled Guest – Take on a managerial role and assist a not-so-happy guest to turn that frown upside down.  
  • Fast Food/Sit Down Restaurant Service – Take down orders, attend to guests and amenities, or remedy problematic situations and appease unhappy guests.   
  • And More! 

Business and Marketing  

  • Developing Marketing Tactics for a Business or Product – Work alongside other members of a team to develop a successful marketing plan, or sell your teammates on your ideas.  
  • Pitching and Selling a Product to a Company  Go before a big business board and up talk your product and its benefits and ultimately make that big sale.  
  • And More! 

Sports Business 

  • Marketing a Team or Event – Develop and pitch a successful method to market a local team or a major event. 
  • Recruiting a Player – Get that coveted player on your team by negotiating and upselling the benefits of joining the big leagues.  
  • And More! 

English, Literature, and Theater 

  • Plagiarism – You’ve caught one of your students plagiarizing, now what? Sit down with the offender and hash out the consequences of their actions based on school policy. 
  • Assisting a Student with Proper Citation/Locating Sources  Assist a struggling student in locating scholarly resources that can be found both on and off their campus and, while you’re at it, demonstrate the proper way to cite those sources.  
  • MLA Vs. APA – Educate your struggling student on the difference between MLA and APA format and provide necessary assistance or examples to help them complete their assignment. 
  • Discussing and Testing Knowledge of a Text  Hold a discussion with your class about a selected text and ask questions about characters, themes, etc. to gage students’ understanding of the reading. 
  • Teaching Methods of Acting/Directing – Assume the role of a director and lead your student actors through a scene, offering tips and feedback to better their acting chops. 
  • Interpreting a Play  Hold a discussion with your class or student actors revolving around a recently read play. Together, interpret the play’s tone, hidden meanings, and its characters.  
  • And More! 


  • Assisting an Individual or Business with Finances – Help a small business owner or team of business employees balance their finances by identifying/limiting non-essential expenditures. 
  • Assisting and Individual with Taxes - Walk a struggling individual through the steps of completing their most important financial paperwork.  
  • And More! 

Criminal Justice 

  • Taking/Filing a Police Report - As an officer of the law, actively listen to a witness giving a report and ask appropriate follow up questions to acquire all the facts.  
  • Interviewing a Suspect - Sit down with the suspect and play a little good cop/bad cop in order to get the facts...or the confession! 
  • And More! 


  • Interviewing a Source for an Article - Sit down with your source and ask the appropriate questions to get the full scoop. 
  • Writing an Article – Prove you have the know-how by sitting down with a fellow journalist and teaching them all they need to know to properly format and write their next piece 
  • And More! 

Political Science 

  • Mock Debate - Time to test those leadership and personal skills by going head to head with a political rival. Do what it takes to win the vote! 
  • Discussing Politics with and Individual with Opposing Views - Professionally and receptively discuss those more sensitive political topics with a colleague with opposing views and work together to find the common ground.  
  • Understanding a Party’s Political Views/Actions - Show that you’re in the know by educating an independent voter or neutral party on the ideals and opinions of the party of your choice. Remember to keep up a professional demeanor and maintain an open, receptive stance. 
  • And More! 

Faculty, Staff, and Student Employee Training 

  • Human Resources 
  • Diversity Training 
  • Green Dot 
  • Campus News 
  • Resident Assistants  
  • Generic Interview Skills 
  • Greek Life  
  • Campus Activities  

To learn more about one or more of the listed scenarios, contact your Simulation SpecialistsIf an area of study you represent is not listed, please inquire about devising a new scenario. Simulation Specialists will be happy to help craft a new scenario for you and your students or team; the possibilities are endless!