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IS-120.C: An Introduction to Exercises

Course Date

2/12/2018

Course Overview

This course introduces the basics of emergency management exercises. It also builds a foundation for subsequent exercise courses, which provide the specifics of the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP).

Course Objectives:

  • Develop a baseline knowledge of exercise fundamentals.
  • Identify the tasks necessary to complete each phase of the exercise process.
  • Define how exercises complete the preparedness process.
  • Identify the role of exercises in validating capabilities.
  • Identify phases of exercise evaluation and the improvement planning process.

Primary Audience

Emergency management and homeland security professionals who require an introduction to exercises. EM, PIO, Fire, EMS, PH, LE, PW, VOAD, Private Industry.

Prerequisites

None

CEUs:

0.3

Course Length:

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