I won't have much access to my SME during the scheduled course. Should I sign up anyway?
You should be able to get value from the course even if you can't get your SME to respond in a timely way, because you'll at least be able to form the questions that you need answers to.
Scenario design course
Here's what you'll need from your subject matter expert:
Prework before the first session: Help identify the project goal and the actions that people need to take on the job to reach that goal. 2 hours or more.
Between weeks 1 and 2: Help determine why people aren’t performing at least 3 actions from the list in the above step. Help analyze at least one decision made on the job that will become an activity.
Between weeks 2 and 3: Feedback on (at least) a one-scene scenario question: a questions, several options, and the feedback for each option
Between weeks 3 and 4: Feedback on additional one-scene activities or the plot of a branching scenario if you decide one is necessary
After week 4: Feedback on activities as you choose media and develop materials in the final format