This course is designed to equip leaders for crisis decision making with emphasis on decision making models, use of pre‐incident action plans, unified command, realistic training, and interoperability with industry. This course reviews roles and responsibilities of a leader and discusses critical thinking, situational awareness and various decision making models. Other key course topics include incident command, psychology of a crisis, tips and tools for combating stress, information sharing and scene size‐up. Students will review different casestudies from incidents involving fertilizer‐grade ammonium nitrate (FGAN) and high hazard flammable trains (HHFT).
Instructor: Georgia Tech Research Institute
Academic Support Technician
Date:April 16, 2018 – April 16, 2018
Time:8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location:University of Virginia, Zehmer Hall, Room A, 104 Midmont Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22903
Instructor:Georgia Tech Research Institute/FEMA
Course Manager:Candice Crockett