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IS-775: EOC Management and Operations

This course is currently being reviewed and revised to incorporate the current Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program. This course will remain available for completion until the revised course is implemented.

Course Date

8/6/2008

Course Overview

This course describes the role, design, and functions of Emergency Operations Centers and their relationships as components of a multi-agency coordination system. The course contains disaster-related examples, activities and case studies that relate to EOC's and multi-agency coordination systems at the local, state and federal levels of government.

Course Objectives:

At the end of the course, students should be able to:

  • Relate EOC operations to National Incident Management System (NIMS) requirements.
  • Describe the role that EOCs play in overall multiagency coordination.
  • Describe the relationship between the EOC and the on-scene Incident Command System (ICS) structure.
  • Identify staffing, information, systems, and equipment needs at the EOC.
  • Determine whether participants’ EOC organizations are conducive to effective coordination.
  • Identify potential alternate locations suitable for EOC operations should the primary EOC facility become damaged or inoperable.
  • Create a test, training and exercise plan for critical EOC operations. 
  • Develop a strategy and schedule for reviewing EOC resource requirements and technology needs.

Additional Resources

In addition to this online course, there is a classroom course, G775, EOC Management and Operations, which offers two days of traditional training using an Instructor Guide, Power Points, Student Manual, exercises and activities and student- instructor interactive participation.

Primary Audience

  1. The target audience will include: Federal, state, local and tribal emergency managers;
  2. first responders to include incident commanders from all emergency management
  3. disciplines; private industry personnel responsible for coordination activities during a disaster; and Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) personnel.

Prerequisites

None

CEUs:

0.4

Course Length:

4 hours
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Notices
  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
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