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Course Description

MGT-312 - Senior Officials Workshop for All-Hazards Preparedness

The Senior Officials Workshop (SOW) is for local jurisdiction elected and appointed senior officials. Its purpose is to provide a forum to discuss strategic and executive-level issues related to disaster preparedness, share proven strategies and best practices, and enhance coordination among officials responsible for emergency response to a disaster. Participants receive an Executive Handbook outlining the emergency management framework (protection, preparedness, response, and recovery phases) as well as other key senior level issues and discussions topics.

Course Objectives:

  • Discuss roles and responsibilities and preparedness challenges
  • Discuss domestic preparedness resources and how to leverage them for your community
  • Discuss Homeland Security Strategic Planning as it relates to risk and needs assessment and the Emergency Operations Plan for your jurisdiction
  • Discuss executive-level incident response and recovery considerations, including medical/public health, situation appraisal, incident management, mutual aid agreements, media relations, recovery and restoration processes, Federal assistance, and business/economic recovery

How this course is offered:

Delivered onsite at a location designated by the jurisdiction.  To learn more or schedule a delivery, contact Rick Comley at richard.comley@teexmail.tamu.edu.


Prerequisites & Other Information:
Participants should be emergency response senior officials and elected or appointed officials who will deal with jurisdictional emergency response.

Cost:
No tuition is charged.


Course Specifics

Hours: 6.00
Provider: TEEX
Sponsor: DHS-FEMA TEI
Disciplines: Fire Service
Government Administration
Hazmat
Health Care
Law Enforcement
Public Health
Public Safety Communications
Public Works
Emergency Management
Emergency Medical Service



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