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Course Description

MGT-346 - Emergency Operation Center (EOC) Operations for All-Hazards Events

This course offers participants insight into, and practical experience with, emergency management operations and decision-making skills necessary to effectively and efficiently manage an EOC, and the overall response to a large-scale Type 3 or 2 all-hazard event utilizing the MACS. This course will also introduce participants to the MACS and provide examples of how this system can be used to improve incident response. The course offers the opportunity for participants to practice emergency management skills and to gain practical experience in individual and group processes necessary to manage an EOC. Each participant will gain a better understanding of the management requirements and skills necessary to effectively coordinate and support the response activities during a large-scale event.

Course Objectives:
  • Identify how entities within the Multi-Agency Coordination System (MACS) are interconnected during a response to any type of incident throughout all levels of response and government.
  • Differentiate between the various functions of, and within, an Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
  • Discern how the choice of an EOC organizational model affects the performance of EOC functions and where they occur in the EOC
  • Perform the management and operations functions of the Multi-Agency Coordination System (MACS), utilized by the Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
  • Perform the information management functions of the Multi-Agency Coordination System (MACS), utilized by the Emergency Operations Center (EOC).
  • Perform the resource management functions of the Multi-Agency Coordination System (MACS), utilized by the Emergency Operations Center (EOC).
  • Perform the planning functions of the Multi-Agency Coordination System (MACS), utilized by the Emergency Operations Center (EOC).
  • Operate within an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) utilizing the functions within the Multi-Agency Coordination System (MACS) while supporting the response to a simulated large-scale incident

How this course is offered:

Delivered onsite at a location designated by the requesting jurisdiction.  To learn more or schedule a delivery, contact Scott Brown at scott.brown@teexmail.tamu.edu.


Prerequisites & Other Information:
This course is designed for supervisory and management personnel from all the emergency response disciplines who have duties in an EOC. Participants should come from “middle and upper management”; i.e. emergency response managers, first-line supervisors, and administrators who will function as emergency management coordinators/directors, or emergency operations center (EOC) staff members. This course is not intended for the basic firefighter, police patrol officer, or EMT.

Recommended:
IS-701 National Incident Management System Multi-Agency Coordination System
IS-775 Role of the Emergency Operations Center in Community Preparedness, Response & Recovery


Cost:
No tuition is charged.


Course Specifics

Hours: 24.00
Provider: TEEX
Sponsor: N/A
Disciplines: Emergency Management
Emergency Medical Service
Fire Service
Government Administration
Hazmat
Health Care
Law Enforcement
Public Health
Public Safety Communications
Public Works
Volunteer Organization



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