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IS-293: Mission Assignment Overview

Course Date

2/24/2021

Course Overview

This course is intended to provide basic training on the concept of the Resource Request and Mission Assignment (MA) process beginning with the Request for Federal Assistance to MA issuance, execution, billing, and closeout.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Define the Request for Federal Assistance and authorities.
  • Define the Resource Request process and Resource Request Form.
  • Define Mission Assignments, types, and relationship to disaster operations.
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of the key staff involved in the Resource Request and MA process including FEMA, state, tribal, and other Federal agencies.
  • Describe the various elements of the MA Phases for MA issuance, MA execution to MA billing, reimbursement, and closeout.

Primary Audience

The course is open to all FEMA/DHS, state, local, tribal, and other Federal agency program and financial staff who have a role or interest in the MA process.

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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