Crisis Leadership and Decision Making (MGT-340) (04-11-0340) - 002

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Brief Description
This course is for officials at the city, county, regional, territory, tribal, and state levels.
Full Description
This seminar is an executive-level presentation for the nation’s senior officials at the city, county, regional, territory, tribal, and state levels. Seminar participants will discuss the strategic- and executive-level issues and challenges related to preparing for, responding to, and recovering from a catastrophic incident. The venue provides an excellent opportunity to share proven strategies and practices and apply lessons learned from past natural and human-made disasters.

Course Objectives:
-Identify the prominent facts of the selected case study
-Explain the importance of having plans in place that are adequate, feasible, adaptable, and all-
hazards based.
-Identify the roles and responsibilities of senior officials in the event of a disaster or emergency.
-Examine the importance of rapid and accurate communication/information flow as a pivotal
function of leadership in a crisis.
-Understand the roles, responsibilities, resources and associated structure, leadership, and
planning necessary for effective recovery.
-Develop an action plan to capitalize on the lessons learned from the case study by relating them
to the local jurisdiction.

Target Audience:
-Emergency Management
-Fire Service
-Governmental Administrative
-Law Enforcement
-Public Safety Communications
-Public Works
-Information Technology
-Citizen/Community Volunteer

You must be a US Citizen to take this course. If you are not a U.S. citizen, please e-mail for further instructions.

All participants must have a FEMA Student Identification (FEMA SID) number. Students can search for their existing/create a new FEMA SID at:

Any and all other prerequisite requirements will be managed by the consortium provider. If any additional prerequisites are required as part of the enrollment process the consortium partner will contact you directly prior to the course.

Cost: There is no fee for the course. Food, lodging, and transportation costs are the responsibility of the participant.

Course Completion Requirements: Participants who actively participate and attend all course contact hours will receive a Certificate of Completion for the course.
Training Dates
12/05/2023 - 12/05/2023
Are you a United States citizen?
Do you require reasonable accommodations in order to attend this course (if you select yes then you will be contacted by our office before the first day of class to discuss further).
Registration Dates
07/08/2023 - 12/04/2023
Available Seats
4h 0m
None Specified
Training Location
60 - Westchester County
Westchester County Emergency Operations Center
200 Bradhurst Avenue
Hawthorne, NY  10532
Resources Required
Participants enrolled in an in-person, classroom-based course delivery will need access to a laptop or mobile device/tablet during the class session to complete course testing and evaluations electronically.
Reporting Instructions
8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Dress is business casual.  
Signup Details
No Show Policy: Failure to attend a class you have registered for can result in restriction on future course attendance and agency notification. It is the students responsibility to notify us in a timely manner if you cannot attend.

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