E0454 Advanced IV: Advanced Concepts and Issues in the Emergency Management Community and Profession

August 13, 2018August 17, 2018

Course Four of the EMPP Advanced Academy

Application for Admission

The goal of Advanced IV is to provide EM professionals with critical skills that are needed to engage the challenges associated with the broader regional, national and international EM community. Advanced IV is designed to provide participants with an understanding of these broader issues and the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skill gained through the previous three courses and the research project work to the broader strategic EM arena.

Purpose: The National Emergency Management Advanced Academy reinforces the qualities needed to lead emergency management programs, provides relevant management theories and concepts, and utilizes appropriate case studies. Advanced Academy participants work within a collaborative environment on projects and establish a network of peers.

Course Objectives:

Demonstrate a continued understanding of the cross-cutting EM concepts from E0451, E0452, and E0453, and apply during this course.

Target Audience: This course is designed for Emergency Managers with a minimum of three (3) years-experience in an Emergency Management position. The target audience includes government, non-profit voluntary organizations, and private sector managers responsible for emergency management or homeland security, including:

  • State, local, tribal, and territorial emergency management or homeland security program staff and managers;
  • Federal department heads and branch chiefs of emergency management or homeland security;
  • Directors and managers of non-profit voluntary organizations;
  • Private sector managers leading emergency management offices and related programs; and
  • Emergency management program directors from all organizations listed above with significant authority and responsibilities.

Prerequisite: Participants are only admitted to the four course Academy series through the annual Advanced Academy selection process conducted in June each year. For more details, visit the EMPP Advanced Academy web page at http://training.fema.gov/empp/advanced.aspx.

  • Three or more years in an Emergency Management Leadership role or position.
  • Recommended: Applications will be evaluated based on recommended prerequisites to include:
    At least three (3) years in an EM position
    · Project and working group in EM
    · Substantial continuing service commitment
    · Whole community representation

Instructor: FEMA

Location: Richmond, VA

Course Manager:

Candice Barnack

Academic Support Technician




Donna Taylor

Academic Support Coordinator







Event Details

August 13, 2018August 17, 2018
5 Days
Sunday - Thursday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Richmond, VA
Course Manager:
Candice Barnack
(804) 897-9780