KDEM Trng: "(G775) Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Management and Operations Course"
 Course ID: 1032196
 Format: On-Site - Classroom course or workshop (Live Event)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number: G775
 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): none
 Certificate: your KDEM Training Certificate
Course Description:

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.  


Course Objectives

  • 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


Target Audience

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.


Recommended Prerequisite

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 paula.a.phillips@us.army.mil , to discuss your specific needs.

Subject Area(s):
Injury / Violence / Trauma
Management / Leadership
Terrorism / Emergency Readiness
Emergency Management
Emergency Responders / Receivers
Law Enforcement
Emergency Management
Administrative Support Staff
Administrators / Directors / Managers
General / Field / Frontline Staff
Course Language(s):
Course Level: Introductory
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: Kansas Division of Emergency Management
Accreditations: none
Special Notes: 2012
Course Contacts
Name: Isabel Herrera Schultes
Phone: 785-274-1412
email: maria.i.herrera@us.army.mil
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