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Risk Analysis for Flood Damage Reduction Projects (Course Number: 33RBA01A)

E580 Emergency Management Framework for Tribal Governments

E390 Integrating Emergency Management Education into Your Institution


2/26/2018 - 3/1/2018 
E680 Systems Thinking & Research Methods for Executives (Executive Academy Cohort Members ONLY)
Location:  Emmitsburg, MD

This is a 4-day resident course

Emergency Management Institute (EMI)
National Emergency Training Center (NETC)
16825 S. Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727


EMI, partnering with our Nation's best and brightest, will convey cutting edge models and approaches to the core competencies areas of systems thinking for emergency managment, leading complex systems, methodologies to take ideas from inception to innovation, net centric visioning and designing, presenting for impact. The course is highly interactive and includes relevant case studies and realistic simulation exercises for emergency mangment executives.

Course Objectives:
  • Lead and coordinate across jurisdictions, agencies, public, non-profit, and private sectors in order to significantly enhance the ability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards using the Whole Community systems approach.
  • Shape emergency management policy, decision-making, and execution by providing subject matter expertise and other specialized advice and analysis to those higher in the chain of command.
  • Hone individual executive critical thinking, understand and practice approaches for effective innovation implementation and presentation for impact reports.
  • Assess unique challenges facing the emergency response system to enhance situational awareness during an emergency.
  • Understand one’s reactions to an emergency and that of other people in order to effectively manage the fast-changing, emotionally charged situations in a major crisis and direct oneself and others toward meaningful response activity.
  • Identify and assess complex relationships among organizations with competing interests and develop policies, strategies, and processes to resolve disputes and better coordinate mutually interdependent activities.
  • Apply different levels of “connectivity” (integrated, parallel, and competitive) and models such as the meta-leadership model to enhance organizational and inter organizational performance.
Selection Criteria: Formal acceptance into the Executive Academy is required.

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the National Emergency Management Executive Academy

CECs: 12 CECs for CFMs
CEUs: 4.2

Course attendance is free, but registration is required. If admitted to the course, FEMA will reimburse local, state, U.S. territory, and tribal government employees for transportation to attend the course, provide free lodging on campus, and free shuttle to/from nearby airports to the EMI campus. The only out of pocket cost for local, state, U.S. territory, and tribal government employees to participate will be for their time, and the on-campus meal ticket (approximately $110/week).

Register here, create a FEMA Student Identification Number (if you don't already have one), then follow instructions to apply for an on-campus course. Applications should be submitted a least 4 weeks prior to the course date.
Admissions: 301-447-1000, Applicants should wait for their confirmation letter from EMI with their admission status prior to making travel arrangements.

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