Washington State Emergency Management Division


MGT-361 Crisis Management Affecting Institutions of Higher Education

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 to Thursday, August 18, 2022

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Daily

Course Description

This course primarily serves to give insight into adult education and to improve the instructional skills and styles of experienced instructors. The course focuses on best teaching and training practices, and it enhances understanding of instructional competencies set by the International Board for Standards for Training, Performance, and Instruction (IBSTPI). Emphasis is placed on the active, learner-centered style of delivery and student experience. The course includes problem-based training and concentrates on providing performance, technical, and higher-level skills instruction

Course Objectives

Upon the successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • identify key concepts of crisis evolution as it affects institutions of higher education.
  • articulate challenges with establishing and maintaining stakeholder relationships given political, social, legal, and regulatory issues impacting institutions of higher education.
  • model prevention and protection strategies to build a resilient community.
  • explain risk as it relates to the whole community.
  • employ mitigation strategies to build a resilient community.
  • distill information and develop a crisis messaging.
  • relate the Incident Command System (ICS) to institutions of higher education and recognize the role of Emergency Operations Centers (EOC) in campus crisis management.
  • articulate issues related to recovery from incidents at institutions of higher education.
  • reason through a simulated incident at an Institution of Higher Education by utilizing the principles and concepts provided in the course.




Target Audience


  • Education
  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Service
  • Governmental Administrative
  • Hazardous Material
  • Law Enforcement
  • Health Care
  • Public Health
  • Public Safety Communications
  • Public Works
  • Information Technology
  • Security and Safety
  • Transportation
  • Other

Continuing Education
IACET: Units - 2.4


Central Washington University - Student Union Bldg., Executive Board Room Lounge 300

1007 N. Chestnut Street
Ellensburg, WA 98926




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Course Manager

Robert Cepeda

Central Washington University



The link to register leads you to TEEX. You will need to create an account in the Student Portal and register from there.