Please join us on July 17, 2019, 3:00 pm, EST (11:00 am Alaska time); the Emergency Management Professional Program will discuss “EMPP Book Club of the Quarter”. Please click this link, EMPP Recommended Reading List Cover Title and Author (508 compliant), to view a PDF copy of the recommended reading list.
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FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute hosts a series of e-Forums entitled, “One Link, One Bridge, Many Voices.” E-Forums are 1-hour, moderated webinar discussions that provide an opportunity for EMI and the emergency management community to discuss matters of interest on national preparedness training. On July 17, 2019, EMI will host “The Emergency Management Professional Program Recommended Reading List and Book Club,” e-Forum. The e-Forum will highlight why the Emergency Management Professional Program (EMPP), consisting of the National Emergency Management Basic, Advanced, and Executive Academies, developed a recommended professional reading list to further enhance the profession of emergency management.
Panel members Carol McMahon and Lindsey Means will discuss the role of the reading list in their ongoing professional development and what they learned from listening to other students provide an overview of their selected book during the 2nd course of the National Emergency Management Advanced Academy (NEMAA). They will also discuss the advantages of creating a body of knowledge through the recommended reading list, as well as what the book club can do to contribute to the professional development needs of the emergency management community.
The EMPP provides a progressive framework for emergency managers to acquire the knowledge, skills, and abilities to enhance their professional development needs required to meet the challenges of a dynamic and complex emergency management environment. The entire EMPP curriculum is designed to provide a lifetime of learning for a career in emergency management. The National Emergency Management Basic Academy is designed to develop the next generation of emergency managers. The National Emergency Management Advanced Academy provides professional development in contemporary concepts and issues for mid-career emergency managers. The National Emergency Management Executive Academy challenges the Nation’s emergency management executives through the application of critical thinking, visionary strategic planning, and managing the complex real-world problems in today’s emergency management environment.
“The EMPP Recommended Professional Reading List (professional reading list) is designed to encourage continual learning by career emergency managers.
The professional reading list supports the FEMA Strategic Plan, Goal 1: Build a Culture of Preparedness* by contributing to the ongoing professional development needs of the emergency management community. The professional reading list also serves to create a body of knowledge that allows emergency managers to enhance the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to meet the challenges of a dynamic and complex emergency management environment.
The Book-of-the-Month Club serves to enhance the professional development of emergency managers through the analysis and discussion of topics relevant to the practice of contemporary emergency management. Continual learning through the Book-of-the-Month Club allows emergency managers to share practical experiences with their peers, and to help one another be better prepared and add value to their organizations. Conducted in a virtual environment, the Book-of-the-Month Club provides a forum for participant-driven, facilitated discussions, and aims to create a body of knowledge to address the current and emerging issues and trends in the contemporary emergency management environment.