Washington State Emergency Management Division

*Cancelled**Canceled*MGT-414 Advanced Critical Infrastructure Protection - do not post: location, application link needed

Thursday, May 14, 2020 to Thursday, May 14, 2020
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Daily

The registration period has closed for this event.

Course Description

In this course participants will enhance their skills to formulate considerations for the resiliency of jurisdictional assets leveraging cross-sector partnerships. These considerations will enhance the whole community's ability to manage the risk associated with critical infrastructure protection efforts. The course will implement the National Preparedness Goal by facilitating the development of Resiliency Action Plans, involving all jurisdictional critical infrastructure partners. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to increase infrastructure owner/operator participation in jurisdictional planning, organizing, equipping, training, and exercising critical infrastructure protection efforts.



Course Objectives
  • Discuss the importance of resilience of critical infrastructure to the national homeland security strategy
  • Discuss the importance of cyber security to other sectors, as discussed in Federal strategy documents
  • Discuss the National Preparedness Goal as it relates to the whole community approach to resilience
  • Discuss the resources, methods and benefits of private sector participation in the PS-Prep Program
  • Identify jurisdictional critical infrastructure assets within all CI sectors
  • Identify interdependencies between the critical infrastructure sectors
  • Prioritize the critical infrastructure sector assets
  • Describe the purpose and components of a resilience plan
  • Prioritize assets within and across sectors
  • Analyze asset and sector impact on jurisdictional resilience
  • Develop next steps for asset resilience
  • Develop options for sector-specific next steps for highest-priority sectors
  • Develop a list of jurisdiction-level resilience actions
  • Identify additional critical infrastructure national level protective efforts
  • Review DHS-funded training and exercise support available to local jurisdictions
  • Discuss next steps toward jurisdictional resilience




You have to be a US Citizen. Permanent US Resident Aliens or Green Card Holders are treated as US Citizens for the purpose of attending training funded by DHS/FEMA. They do not have to be vetted through FEMA Security and FEMA International Affairs.


A FEMA Student Identification Number (SID) is required for this course. Register for a FEMA SID number here:

Target Audience

All participants are welcome. For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please contact course host Eric O'Brien. (Requests should be made as soon as possible, but preferably at least 14 calendar days prior to the class.)

  • Public and private sector Critical Infrastructure owners, operators, and managers
  • State, local, tribal, and territorial government senior officials and managers
  • DHS personnel
  • Sector-Specific Agency managers
  • Other managers with critical infrastructure responsibilities

Continuing Education
CEU: Hours - 8


Spokane Community College, Lair Center (Bldg 6)
1810 N Greene Street
Spokane, WA 99217

Click here for directions

Course Host

Course Host:

Heather Kitchen


509.477.3058, office / 509.385.4120, cell



This class is cancelled!


If you need accommodations, like an ASL interpreter, please contact our office 4 weeks in advance ( to give us enough time to coordinate with DSHS and other agencies. We cannot guarantee to fulfill any requirements we get this information in less than 4 weeks before class starts. Thank you for your cooperation!