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IS-660: Introduction to Public-Private Partnerships

Course Date

12/20/2011

Course Overview

This course provides an introduction to the role of public-private partnerships in emergency preparedness and planning. The goal of this training is to establish a common vocabulary for public sector agencies and private sector organizations interested in utilizing partnerships to improve response, recovery, and resilience.

Course Objectives:

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of public-private partnerships to emergency preparedness and planning.
  • Identify roles and responsibilities in public-private partnerships.
  • Identify how to establish and sustain partnerships by communicating a common mission.

Primary Audience

State and local emergency management professionals and planners; personnel from response agencies; personnel from Federal, State, local, and Tribal government agencies that may participate in continuity planning efforts; members of public-private partnerships of collaborative relationships; and representatives from private-sector organizations involved in emergency management and/or continuity planning, and response actions.

Prerequisites

None

CEUs:

0.2

Course Length:

2 hours
Take This Course
Take Final Exam
Notices
  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
 
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