This 2 1/2 day course provides the participant with training in the methods and procedures to effectively manage and operate an emergency operations center (EOC) during crisis situations. The course identifies considerations affecting site selection and design for an effective EOC; staffing, training, and briefing EOC personnel; and operating and managing an EOC during various emergency situations. This course is especially valuable for senior emergency management officials and any individual designated to serve in an EOC during emergency events.
Required for Advanced Professional Series certification.
- Prerequisite: Recommended: IS-701 Multi-Agency Coordination System is strongly suggested prior to enrolling in this course.
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