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Exercise / Design a Table Top Exercise

This 2 day course is designed to promote knowledge, experience and understanding of the exercise and design process as it relates to a table top exercise. This course reviews the process for design, development, conduction, and evaluation of a table top exercise. Participants in this course will have the opportunity to complete a hazard/threat assessment, develop exercise objectives, choose core capabilities based on the exercise objectives, develop a scenario and Situation Manual, conduct a table top exercise, evaluate the exercise and write an After Action Report.

Course Length: 16 hours

Course Manager: Doug Downey, Exercise Planner 217/558-0563

Course Timeline: 8:30AM to 4PM each day with 8:00AM registration on the 1st day of class

Registration Information: Please see the IEMA calendar

Prerequisite: HSEEP, or IS 120.a, IS 130 and IS 139 must be completed before attending this course.

Target Audience/Discipline: This course is designed for federal, state and local emergency management officials, volunteer and other agency officials involved in designing, conducting and evaluating exercises.

Scheduled Classes:
Date Location
Oct 22-23, 2014Will County EMA** (Full)

** No lodging available

Please note: Applications for courses will be accepted up to 1 day prior to the course date. However, the cutoff date for lodging is 7 days prior to class.

If you want to learn more about the Training Program or are interested in attending a specific course, please contact your IEMA Regional Coordinator or Lori McTaggart. Registration should be made in advance to attend any IEMA sponsored class. Walk-in registrations are only accepted if room space and course materials are available. To register for IEMA classes, please see the IEMA Online Registration and Tracking Program Page.




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ICS 300 & 400 Training
FEMA Higher Education Project

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