MGT 383: Emergency Operations Plans for Rural Jurisdictions


Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Public Safety Building
301 Park Street
Rockland, Maine 04841

MGT 383 is a DHS/FEMA-certified, tuition-free, 8-hour, management and planning level, instructor-led course designed to provide emergency managers and rural first responders with the knowledge and skills to develop an emergency operations plan (EOP) for their respective jurisdictions. This course provides practical knowledge about the planning process, different types of EOP formats, and the components of each. Participants engage in scenarios designed to reinforce lessons learned, enable them to determine the best format for their particular jurisdictions, and to organize the various planning components into an EOP. 

Topics covered will help participants to:

  • Identify characteristics of an effective planning processes. 
  • Present key concepts for how to maintain a current and viable plan. 
  • Demonstrate the components of an EOP and their relationship to each other. 
  • Establish a relationship between EOP and SOP.

Who should attend:

  • Community Government Personnel 
  • Law Enforcement 
  • Fire Service 
  • Governmental Administrative/Elected Officials 
  • Community Stakeholders 
  • Public Health

Registration is required through the RDPC website HERE. A FEMA Student Identification Number (SID) is required and may be obtained HERE

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