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Notice: Independent Study Exams now require a FEMA Student Identification (SID) Number. If you do not yet have a SID, register for one today: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid. Please do not contact the Independent Study program office as they are unable to provide assistance with these requests.
If you have an inquiry regarding the FEMA Independent Study Program, NIMS or other Emergency Management Institute (EMI) related requests such as: requests for certificates, transcripts, online test scores/results, please contact the FEMA Independent Study program office at 301-447-1200 or email Independent.Study@fema.dhs.gov for further assistance. Please do not contact the FEMA SID Help Desk as they are unable to provide assistance with these requests.
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.
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.
At the end of the course, students should be able to:
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.