DHS/FEMA Region 2 is conducting the 4 day course titled "Exercise Design"
AUDIENCE: Federal, State, local, and tribal emergency mangers; first responders to include incident commanders from all disciplines, and private industry, and voluntary agency personnel responsible for coordinating activities during a disaster or for planning an exercise.
The Exercise Design course focuses on applying techniques in development, conduct and evaluation, for students to have the ability and understanding of how a comprehensive exercise program is used to target and improve critical emergency plans, procedures and capabilities within all four phases of emergency management.
This course conforms to capabilities-based exercise evaluation outlined in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP).
At the end of this course, the students should be able to:
Understanding the HSEEP process and how it applies to program management;
Designing and implementing an exercise program;
Types, steps and design considerations for tabletop, functional, and full-scale exercises;
Developing Exercise Needs Assessment;
Writing Exercise objectives and scenarios;
Selecting Exercise Controllers and Simulators understand purpose and roles;
Writing exercise evaluation;
Designing a small functional exercises.
IS120a - An Introduction to Exercises (Required) http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/courseOverview.aspx?code=IS-120.a
IS130 Exercise Evaluation and Improvement Planning (Required) http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/courseOverview.aspx?code=IS-130
L/G146 Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (Recommended)
Please register with the link provided http://exercisedesignhamiltonnj.eventbrite.com
- Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Regional Exercise Officer, Devin Kerins, at firstname.lastname@example.org.