Exercise Design: Functional
This 2 day course is designed to promote knowledge, experience and understanding of the exercise and design process as it relates to a functional exercise. This course reviews the process for design, development, conduction, and evaluation of a functional exercise. Participants in this course will be assigned a hazard/threat and a model cities Emergency Operations Plan, will develop exercise objectives, choose core capabilities based on the exercise objectives, develop a scenario, injects and will create an Exercise Plan(ExPlan) and a Master Scenario Events List (MSEL). Participants will then conduct a functional exercise, evaluate the exercise using Exercise and Evaluation Guides (EEG’s). The development of a After Action Report/Improvement Plan (AAR/IP) will be demonstrated and discussed.
Course Length: 16 hours
Course Manager: Doug Downey, State Exercise Training Officer- 217-558-0563
Course Timeline: 16 hrs
Registration Information: Please see the IEMA website
Prerequisite: Exercise Design: Table Top must be completed prior to attending this course and copies of the certificate must be on file with the IEMA Training Office.
Target Audience/Discipline: This course is designed for federal, state and local emergency management officaials, volunteers and other agencies involved in designing, conducting and evaluating exercises.
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.
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 Nancy Buck. 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.