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MGT 310 Threat and Risk Assessment

The goal of this course is to prepare participants to conduct a jurisdictional Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA). Participants will focus on the jurisdictional process for determining the ability to respond to human-caused, natural, and technological disasters. Students will identify threats and hazards of concern, give the threats and hazards context, examine the core capabilities, set capability targets, perform vulnerability and consequence assessments, and apply the results. The course delivery combines lecture, small group discussions, participant activities, multimedia and scenarios to improve the jurisdiction’s capability to prevent, protect, mitigate, respond to, or recover from all-hazards events.

Course Length: 16 hours

Course Manager: TEEX and Cook County DHSEM

Course Timeline: 8am-4pm

Registration Information: www.eventbrite.com

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Scheduled Classes: There are no scheduled dates for this course.


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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