G775 – Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Management and Operations Course
This 2-day course explores the role, design, and functions of Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs) and their relationships as components of a multiagency coordination system. The course contains disaster-related examples, activities, and case studies that relate to EOCs and multiagency coordination systems at the local, State, and Federal levels of government.
- Relate EOC operations to National Incident Management System (NIMS) requirements
- Describe the role that EOCs play in overall multiagency coordination
- Describe the relationship between the EOC and the on-scene Incident Command System (ICS) structure
- Identify staffing, information, systems, and equipment needs at the EOC
- Determine whether participants’ EOC organizations are conducive to effective coordination
- Identify potential alternate locations suitable for EOC operations should be primary EOC facility become damaged or inoperable
- Create a test, training, and exercise plan for critical EOC operations
- Develop a strategy and schedule for reviewing EOC resource requirements and technology needs
This course is open to all Federal, State, local, and Tribal emergency managers; first responders to include incident commanders from all emergency management disciplines; private industry personnel responsible for coordination activities during a disaster; and Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) personnel.
It is recommended (but not required) that participants take the IS-701.a – Multi-Agency Coordination System (MACS) Course. This Independent Study (IS) course is available online (free of charge) at FEMA’s Independent Study website: http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is701a.asp
This course is a required course for the Advanced Professional Series. Please visit the EMI website for more information about this series and how to request your APS Certificate of Completion: http://training.fema.gov/emiweb/APS/
KDEM will set up a block of rooms at a hotel to be direct billed to us. These rooms will be available for Kansas residents traveling 60 miles or more to attend this training. Arrangements for lodging cannot be provided if participant is using Federal preparedness grant funds for this training. Residents outside of Kansas and private contractors are not eligible for direct-bill lodging provided by KDEM.
If you have a disability and need special accommodations in order to fully participate in any training activity, please contact the State Training Officer, Paula Phillips, at (785) 274-1413 or firstname.lastname@example.org , to discuss your specific needs.