IS-547.a Introduction to Continuity of Operations


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Course Description
This course is to be completed after taking the IS-546.a - Continuity of Operations Awareness Course. The IS 547.a course describes the Continuity Management Cycle and how it should be used to develop sound continuity of operations plans.
Although this course directly addresses continuity requirements for Federal Executive branch organizations, the course is also useful to State, local, territorial, and tribal governments.

This course is provided by Federal Emergency Management Agency and will require a secondary login and/or registration. Click the LAUNCH button below to start or be taken to the course.

Target Audience
Personnel at any level of government, representatives from Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), or representatives from private industry who may have a need for a basic understanding of continuity of operations.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Define Continuity of Operations.
  2. Identify the legal basis for Continuity of Operations.
  3. Describe the structure of the continuity planning team.
  4. Explain the continuity program management cycle.
  5. Identify the phases of continuity.
  6. Recognize the steps in the continuity planning model.

Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)
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Online/ Self-study

Credit /CEU
0.2 CEUs

2 hrs.

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