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EM120 Exercise Design Course
What You Get: Over 97 pages including the Appendices with 47 pages.
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The Exercise Design Course is part of a broader training approach to provide performance-based education to emergency management personnel. Its purpose is to teach emergency management professionals how to design and conduct emergency exercises within the context of a community exercise program. The emphasis of the course is the design of a functional exercise, which will lead to the capability of a jurisdiction to conduct a full-scale exercise.
exercises are generally acknowledged to be the best means of training
for an emergency, this course introduces five elements of an exercise
program: orientation seminars, drills, tabletop exercises, functional
exercises, and full-scale exercises. The main focus, however, is providing
experience in designing and taking part in a functional exercise.
Introduction to Exercise Design
The Emergency Management Institute's (EMI) independent study program IS 120 An Orientation To Community Disaster Exercises is a recommended prerequisite to the course. http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is120.asp
One method to gain support for an emergency management exercise program is to
a. seek authority
from the highest ranking exercise player.
The purpose of a message is to
a. provide a continuous
source of information to exercise participants.
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