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MGT-310 - Jurisdictional Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

This course prepares participants to complete a jurisdictional Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA) by following the DHS/FEMA THIRA process. The course is designed to enhance the jurisdiction’s ability to identify and manage risks associated with human-caused, natural and technological disasters through application of the THIRA process. The course combines classroom presentations with a series of instructor-led, team activities, designed to allow participants to learn and practice each step of the THIRA process. The course culminates with a comprehensive activity designed to allow participants to use the DHS/FEMA THIRA sample template to develop a THIRA.

Course Topics

  • Threat and hazard identification
  • Defining, assessing, and managing risk
  • Giving threats and hazards context
  • Core capabilities
  • Needs assessment and gap analysis
How this course is offered:
Delivered onsite at location designated by the requesting jurisdiction. To learn more or schedule a delivery, contact John Sisario  at

Course Offerings
16 hours
1.6 CEUs
16 hours TCOLE
16 hours CLEET
1 semester hour ACE
TEEX issued certificate upon successful completion of course

Prerequisites & Other Information:
Completion of the online courses IS-700.a (NIMS – An Introduction) and AWR-160-W (WMD/Terrorism Awareness for Emergency Responders). The TEEX course AWR-160-W is offered online

Participants should work in one of  the listed disciplines, have completed
a WMD/terrorism awareness level course, or be approved by the local
host jurisdiction.

Emergency response level, supervisory and/or management personnel who respond to or have oversight responsibility for incidents caused by
terrorism, natural disaster, major accidents and all other hazards. Course participants include responders from the following disciplines/services: 

    Law Enforcement 
    Fire Service 
    Emergency Medical Services 
    Hazardous Materials 
    Public Health 
    Public Works 
    Emergency Management 
    Health Care 
    Emergency Communications 
    Governmental Administrative Personnel from the private sector, non-
governmental organizations, schools, and the military are also allowed to attend if invited or approved by the host jurisdiction.

No tuition is charged.

Course Specifics

Hours: 16.00
Provider: TEEX
Disciplines: Public Health
Public Safety Communications
Public Works
Elected Official
Emergency Management
Emergency Medical Service
Fire Service
Government Administration
Health Care
Law Enforcement

Available Classes

ViewCourse NumberClass NameLocationDatesSeats Available 
View class MGT-310 Jurisdictional Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk AssessmentPublic Safety Building 2nd Floor (Community
1525 Arkansas Lane
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
06/12/2018 - 06/13/2018 24 View Details
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