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MGT 345 Disaster Management for Electric Power Systems

The Disaster Management for Electric Power Systems course provides students with information specific to preparing for, protecting against, responding to, recovering from, and mitigating against a threatened or actual natural disaster, an act of terrorism, or other man-made disaster affecting electric power facilities and systems.

During this course, participants will be guided through discussions and exercise that will assist them in:

  • Improving security against physical damage, organizational disruption, and control system vulnerability
  • Enhancing the electric power systems ability to plan, prevent, detect, respond, and restore their facilities in emergency situations
  • Developing an understanding and appreciation for working with the media.


  • Investor Owned Utilities (IOU) personnel
  • Rural Electrification Administration (REA)
  • Rural Utilities Services (RUS) personnel
  • Municipal personnel
  • Industrial operators
  • Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution Suppliers (T&D) personnel, to include utility commission personnel, management, supervisors, and foremen
  • Utility industry disaster coordinators, security personnel, and field personnel
  • Fire industry professionals
  • Law enforcementĀ professionals
  • EMS personnel