ICPS Courses

AWR–187 Terrorism and WMD Awareness in the Workplace
This Web-based "Terrorism 101" course prepares learners to successfully recognize, report, and react to potential terrorist incidents. In the first two lessons, learners develop a broad understanding of terrorism, including a definition of terrorism as well as examples of terrorist groups and targets. In addition, learners gain insight into the importance of protecting private sector resources through awareness-level training. The last two lessons list various weapons of mass destruction (WMD), relay indicators of potential terrorist activity, and outline actions to be taken in the event of a potential terrorist attack.


PER–280 Emergency Preparedness: Strengthening Cooperative Efforts among Public Safety and Private Sector Entities
This instructor-led course includes topics such as: defining Terrorism, assessing threats and vulnerability to critical infrastructure, information and resource sharing for business continuity and emergency response between private sector and public safety. By increasing the level of awareness and preparedness, we hope to bridge the gap between the private sector and public safety agencies.


MGT–338 Risk and Vulnerability Assessments for Rural Communities
This instructor-led course shows participants how to follow a the hazard mitigation planning process, whereby potential hazards are identified and assessed in relation to seriousness. Consensus is reached through a collaborative process on how to minimize or eliminate the effects of those hazards on local communities.


MGT–339 Resource Inventory Management for Rural Communities
This instructor-led course provides rural communities with an understanding of the skills and knowledge they need in order to effectively create and maintain a comprehensive resource inventory utilizing resources on a local, county, or multi-county area based on their specific geographic location and situation.



MGT–381 Business Continuity Planning
This instructor-led course shows private sector emergency planners how to develop a comprehensive program that builds more resilient organizations and stronger communities.  By increasing the planning and resource sharing between key stakeholders in America's critical infrastructure, we hope to create a stronger and more prepared business community.

  MGT 402-Mitigation Planning for Rural Communities
This instructor-led course gives participants an opportunity to explore the process of guiding rural communities through the development of all-hazards mitigation strategies on a regional, local, or organizational level based on specific hazards, risks, and vulnerabilities.


MGT-403 Response Planning for Functional Needs Populations in Rural Communities
This instructor-led course exposes participants to the benefits of developing comprehensive emergency response plans for those most vulnerable during a crisis — the elderly, children, anyone with limited English proficiency, people with disabilities, and anyone from a minority culture.
MGT-410 Business Continuity Planning for Rural Power Companies
This instructor-led course exposes participants to the benefits of expanding response plans into all-hazards continuity plans, ensuring that rural power companies can better survive disasters and serve their customers
MGT-416 Continuity of Government Operations Planning for Rural Communities
This instructor-led course exposes participants to the benefits of developing continuity of operations plans for rural communities with special focus on succession planning, delegation of authority, redundant communications, and alternate facilities.