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On April 1st, 2015 the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) will begin to use the FEMA Student Identification (SID) number when submitting your Independent Study (IS) final exam. You must continue to use your SSN or Alternate ID number until April 1st; however, we recommend registering a FEMA SID today: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid.
This course serves as an overview of fundamental Benefit-Cost Analysis concepts and theory and is the framework and prerequisite for the classroom, field or facilitated distance learning Benefit-Cost Analysis course.
The objectives of this course are to teach basic BCA theory, which includes defining benefits and costs and the benefit-cost ratio (BCR), and to review fundamental flood concepts.
The primary audience for this course is Federal, State, and tribal hazard mitigation staff, applicants/grantees, subapplicants/subgrantees and personnel who are involved in the grant application development process and provide technical assistance.