Nov 2021 Offering

Course
PER385-V - Improving Business' Financial Literacy and Management to Support Post-Disaster Economic Recovery
Date & Times
Nov 4, 2021 from 9 AM - 2:30 PM
Description

This instructor-based training will present information on how communities can plan for economic recovery after a disaster. The course will introduce lessons learned from recent disasters and will provide an overview of currently available resources and tools for disaster planning. The workshop will provide training consisting of planning tools and resources for the community to conduct disaster financial planning for pre-and post-disaster financial recovery. The curriculum will include opportunities to develop stronger partnerships between community actors, provide checklist-based resources for use in a pre- and post-disaster environment, and best practices for utilizing available resources.

This course will be held in-person, and offered at the Performance Level, designed to provide learners with information on business financial literacy and the potential financial effects of disasters. Some of the areas covered in the course include developing pre-disaster plans for financial literacy, understanding disaster assistance programs that are available to businesses, the importance of business continuity planning, and understanding a business' vulnerability to disasters.

Course Objectives:
-Identify key elements of business financial literacy, including critical components of pre-disaster planning, such as the benefits, hazards, risks, and key stakeholders, especially in vulnerable areas
-Restate business action steps for increasing disaster financial readiness in a disaster financial management strategy
-Identify components of a collaborative economic recovery plan that incorporates resources from public, private, and volunteer agencies
-Identify quantitative and qualitative tools useful in performing economic assessments after a disaster (e.g. assessing damage to property)
-Recognize ways to coordinate intermediate and long-term plans among whole-community partners who can support business financial recovery

*Participants are required to use their own computer, tablet, or smartphone during the course. No group settings.

Hours
8
Max Attendance
35 (29 Open Seats)
Region
State
Location
Virtual Offering
Virtual Instructor-Led Course
Virtual Instructor-Led Course, MO 65102
POST Approved
Yes
Target Audiences
Public Health, Public Safety Communications (911), Security and Safety, Agriculture, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), HAZMAT, Education, Information Technology, Government Administrative, Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, Fire, First Responders, Medical (Hospital), Public Works, Volunteer Organizations, Veterinarians, Emergency Management Director, and Transportation
Availability
Open To The Public
Prerequisites
None Set
Registrant Notes

November 4; 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
MUST ATTEND ALL DAY TO RECEIVE CREDIT AND HAVE INDIVIDUAL INTERNET ACCESSIBLE DEVICE.