Training Materials

The following are training materials available from this project:

  • Continuity of Operations Planning Presentation
    Slideset curriculum incorporated into the face-to-face public health trainings for this project. This training emphasizes the interdependence of client preparedness, organizational preparedness and staff professional and personal preparedness within a continuity of operations plan. For more information about this training contact

  • MGMT 1201: Elements of Leadership: Decision-Making & Problem-Solving Under Emergency Conditions
    Free online course on the Columbia Regional Learning Center learning management system. This course is designed to help public health staff improve their decision-making skills so that they are ready to make decisions in the event of a crisis.The course covers the naturalistic and recognition primed decision making models, and then focuses on the ways in which leaders observe, orient, decide, and act during crisis situations. The course can be completed in approximately 2 hours and has a pre test, an interactive video based lecture hosted by Dr. David Abramson, a post test, and a certificate of completion. Upon successful completion of all the course content, you can obtain your certificate by clicking on the “My Account” link available at the top of this page. (Registration required)
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