Introduction to Continuity of Government Planning for Rural Jurisdictions - Day 2
MGT 416 is an 8-hour, DHS/FEMA-certified, tuition-free, planning and management-level course. This course is designed to help governmental officials and emergency responders in rural areas with the development of continuity plans that will help officials ensure essential governmental services remain functional across a spectrum of emergencies. This course will expose participants to the benefits of developing continuity of government plans for rural communities with special focus on succession planning, delegation of authority, redundant communications, and alternate facilities.
Topics include (but not limited to):
• Develop or strengthen current continuity of operations plans
• Address resource needs
• Succession planning
• Plan for alternate communications
• Designate alternate facilities
• Authority delegation
• Identify critical equipment needs
• Ensure personnel are properly trained
Who Should Attend:
• All First Responders-especially Law Enforcement
• Governmental Administrative/Elected Officials
• Citizen/Community Volunteers
• Community Emergency Management Personnel
• Community Stakeholders
Date and Time
Tuesday Dec 8, 2020 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM CST
December 7-8, 2020 from 8:30AM-12:30PM
The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) now offers virtual, instructor-led training opportunities using Zoom for Government. This new training modality offers a secure, encrypted environment so that emergency responders can train virtually anywhere.
This 8-hour course will be presented over two consecutive days. Each day will consist of one 4-hour training session. Participants are required to use their own computer, tablet, or smartphone during the course. Each participant should log in a few minutes early to test the audio and/or video connection. While downloading the latest Zoom client app is beneficial, it's not required.
Registration is required through the RDPC website. Register at www.ruraltraining.org. Participants are required to register no later than 24 hours in advance. A minimum of 20 registrations must be received to ensure the class will be held.
NOTE: Some states require their own registration IN ADDITION TO REGISTERING ON THE RDPC WEBSITE.