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IS-662: Improving Preparedness and Resilience through Public-Private Partnerships

Course Date

10/31/2013*

*This course has been reviewed for doctrine related changes and therefore is dated October 31, 2013. We recommend that you review the contents of the course and look over the updated materials. If you have already passed the exam for this course, you are not required to complete the exam again in order to be current in your training by FEMA EMI records. If you choose to retake the exam, your completion certificate will reflect the date of your first completion, not the date that you retake it.

Course Overview

Public-private partnerships enhance all aspects of emergency management: preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation. They do so by engaging in activities such as information sharing, emergency planning, emergency communications, and resource sharing. This course describes how to establish and sustain public-private partnerships, as well as how to communicate and share resources in a partnership.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • List the steps required to establish a public-private partnership
  • Explain methods for communicating with partners
  • Describe methods for sharing resources among partners
  • Identify activities used to sustain existing public-private partnerships

Primary Audience

  • Emergency management and community planners
  • Senior-level personnel from response agencies (i.e. law enforcement, fire, emergency medical services, public works, etc.)
  • Senior-level personnel from Federal, state, local and tribal government agencies that may participate in continuity planning efforts
  • Representatives from private-sector organizations involved in continuity planning and response actions

Prerequisites

IS-660: Introduction to Public-Private Partnerships

CEUs:

0.2

Course Length:

2 hours