Course Summary
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4 Days
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 emergency management


The course objective is to improve the capabilities of emergency management exercise personnel in exercise program management and in every phase of the overall exercise process. Through the improvement of the knowledge, skills, and abilities, both the quantity and quality of exercises conducted at the local, tribal, state, and Federal levels of government can be improved.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn of other practices utilized by fellow students that could be used in your exercises
  • Participate in discussion related to logistics during exercise conduct
  • Develop strategies to effectively evaluate conduct capabilities
  • Using tact and diplomacy methods, develop improved techniques for the After Action Report (AAR).Introduce the National Cyber Exercise Program
  • Present research findings
  • Provide a high-level summary of the material presented in the E133: Conduct, Exercise Evaluation, and Improvement Planning Course
  • Explain the requirements for E0133 Take Home Assignments
  • Explain the requirements for the E0136 Proficiency Capstone.
  • Describe the requirements and expectations for the Conduct, Exercise Evaluation and Improvement Planning Course
  • Participate in a discussion about fellow classmates' exercises
  • Participate in a discuss around conduct facilitation. Develop and conduct responses to various facilitation scenarios and conduct a self-critique of facilitation skills
  • Using various strategies for a hot wash and a debrief, develop an structured hot wash to maximize both the exercise and the exercise program goals
  • Using root cause analysis techniques, develop a revised root cause analysis
  • Using operations-based and discussion-based exercise evaluation concepts and principles, develop a Corrective Action Program
  • Participate in an activity as a member a research team

General Topics:

  • Exercises
  • Conduct capabilities
  • Facilitation
  • Hotwash
  • Debrief
  • Root cause analysis
  • After action review
  • Corrective action
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Computer Based Training
  • Discussion
  • Learner Presentations
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Case Studies
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Presentations
  • Written Papers

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials