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A new Trade school for crisis managers

A new Trade School for Crisis Management and Leadership Training

Learn How to...Prepare New Leaders

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What is STORM School?

STORM School is a new online learning environment initiated by the private sector to help you learn the principles of crisis management faster and how to apply them from instructors who bring real-world experience from the past 35+ years.

TOPICS

The initial STORM School topics will include:

Equipping New Leaders

Learn how to get up to speed faster in a new leadership role by reviewing proven strategies and approaches that reduce your learning curve, avoid common mistakes, and build confidence in you and your team.

Navigating Crisis Logistics

Learn how to increase the productivity, confidence, and safety of your crisis response workforce through well-planned and coordinated logistics.





Business Continuity and Impact Analysis

Learn how to quickly identify the top three (3) threats to your business operations and leverage proven strategies and checklists to enhance your business continuity planning to keep your business protected from any present or emerging threat.

Managing Storm Expenses

Learn secrets from industry experts to identify, manage and recover the millions you are leaving on the table in un-reimbursed or lost dollars before your next disaster.












Cross-Sector Communications & Coordination

Learn the operational value and processes to develop, maintain and enhance effective industry and government operational partnerships to coordinate communications, actions, and create and sustain trust with stakeholders before, during, and after a crisis.

Predictive Impacts and Pro-Active Planning

Learn how to merge available predictive weather data with historical storm damage to predict the potential impacts of impending storms, build confidence indecision-making, and empower proactive planning.





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4.97 based on 27 reviews

100% 14-Day Money Back Guarantee

After your purchase, you have 14 days to ensure the resource is valuable for you. If you're not completely satisfied and don't find enough value in it, I will refund your payment, guaranteed!

STORM School creates an experience-based forum for public and private sector to come together to learn from seasoned, proven, experts who have decades of actual operational experience

COSTS

The Initial Offerings of STORM School Are Free

Who Are These Courses For?

The Storm School program is for individuals or organizations in industry or government who want to improve their knowledge, strategies, tactics, and skills in the crisis management field.

These courses are derived from many years of hands-on experience in the field and are tailored towards decision-makers, managers, planners, consultants, risk managers, technical data analysts, financial analysts, logisticians, safety, or any individuals involved in emergency preparedness, response, or recovery processes related to any type of disaster or crisis (e.g. wildfires, hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, winter storms, earthquakes, etc...).
Sample job categories for Storm School students include, but not limited to:
■ Communications
■ Employee health & safety
■ Crisis management & business continuity
■ Business continuity/disaster recovery (BCDR) 
■ Disaster recovery
■ Crisis management
■ Disaster management and humanitarian assistance
■ Emergency management
■ Equity, inclusion, and diversity
■ Business resilience 
■ Business operations
■ Enterprise risk management 
■ Supply chain operations
■ Community disaster preparedness
■ Security, risk & regulatory
■ Response and recovery coordination
■ Regulatory Compliance
■ Risk Mitigation
■ Energy transmission & distribution
■ Utility and  facility services
■ Utility Construction
■ Health, safety, security & environmental 
■ Restoration/Construction management

 ■  District support specialist
 ■ Communications web coordinator
 ■ Internal communications manager
 ■ Social science research program manager
 ■ Health communications specialist
 ■ VP of cybersecurity services and programs
 ■ Director crisis management & business continuity
 ■ Senior business continuity manager
 ■ Manager, organization design and assessment solutions
 ■ Business continuity/Disaster recovery (BCDR) Analyst
 ■ Business continuity governance director
 ■ Disaster recovery specialist
 ■ Business continuity specialist (Crisis management)
 ■ Disaster management and humanitarian assistance advisor
 ■ Emergency management specialist
 ■ Emergency management analyst
■ Health and protection data specialist
 ■ Development coordinator
 ■ Strategic growth initiatives leader 
 ■ Program specialist
 ■ Program coordinator/BU coordinator
 ■ Equity, inclusion and diversity manager
 ■ Public sector professional
 ■ Communications program analyst
 ■ Regional business continuity officer
 ■ Business resilience specialist
 ■ Business operations manager
 ■ Principal business continuity manager, security & resilience
 ■ Enterprise risk management specialist
 ■ Senior business continuity planner consultant
 ■ Business continuity planning leader
■ Director of supply chain operations
 ■ Community disaster preparedness coordinator
 ■ Security, risk & regulatory project manager
 ■ Director, response and recovery coordination
 ■ Director energy delivery (4100)
 ■ Utility manager, facility services
 ■ Project manager, heavy civil (Roadway)
 ■ Utility Construction Planner
 ■ Director of facility services
 ■ Health, safety, security & environmental manager
 ■ Restoration/Construction project manager
 ■ Regional communications director
 ■ Development coordinator
 ■ Health and protection data specialist
 ■ Equity, inclusion and diversity manager
 ■ Program coordinator/BU coordinator
 ■ Impact measurement advisor
 ■ Incident manager/Enterprise tech crisis management
 ■ Disaster recovery project manager
 ■ Health and protection data specialist
 ■ Communications web coordinator
 ■ Public sector professional
 ■ District support specialist

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47 E. South Street, Suite 201, Frederick, MD 21701

About AHC

All Hazards Consortium, a 501(c)(3) organization, fosters an environment where industry and government can collaborate on cross-sector issues, explore interdependencies, broaden situational awareness, lower operational risks, prioritize investments and enhance infrastructure security and resilience via public/private planning, training, exercises and research.

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Courses

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
1:00PM – 5:00PM EST

1:00 - 1:15 PM - Welcome & Opening Remarks & Scenario for the Workshop

Laura Johnson, Director of Conferences, All Hazards Consortium
Kelly McKinney, Senior Director, Emergency Management & Enterprise Resilience, NYU Langone Health, AHC Board Member

1:15 - 1:50 PM - Equipping New Leaders: Becoming Better Able to Collaborate and Execute During Disasters


Mike Zappone: Managing Partner at Consult Mike Z, LLC, (retired operations executive in electric sector for 30+ years)

This session will discuss strategies and shortcuts on how to better prepare new disaster management leaders by understanding the what you organizations needs to equipment them with confidence, how to be prepared, and how to develop a seamless transition to new leaders dealing with any type of crisis. Topics will include: overcoming common myths; how to prioritize actions prior to, during, and after an incident; steps needed to activate a team; leveraging mentors; dealing with mistakes; and steps to leading efficiently to avoid pitfalls.

1:50 - 2:25 PM - Emergency Management 101: How Do We Prepare?

Anthony HurleyConsultant, Utilities and Critical Infrastructure, Emergency Management & Physical Security Professional, (retired operations executive in electric sector for 30+ years)

This session will discuss how a broader disaster education can save your business. Topics will include understanding the current environment with mass retirements; the importance of networking and how to do it; overcoming common myths and obstacles to planning and exercises; how to be acting instead of reacting; strategies for planning; coordinating with government; how to maintain your plans annually.  

2:25 - 2:35 PM - Virtual Break 
2:35 - 3:10 PM : Navigating Crisis Logistics : Using Strategic Flexibility to Increase Productivity, Confidence, and Safety During Disasters

Aaron StricklandDirector of Business Development, Utilicon, (retired operations executive in electric sector for 30+ years)

This session will help participants learn how to better manage logistics dollars and your personnel safe through flexible logistics strategies during varying storm conditions. Topics will include understanding what safety and wellness of workers is worth to your company; how to develop contingencies in planning; planning considerations "blue sky" days; internal and external communications; managing expectations, working with your vendors; mutual assistance strategies, and networking with logistics experts.    

3:10 - 3:45 PM - Managing Storm Expenses : Don’t Let Un-Reimbursed Storm Dollars Destroy Your Bottom Line

Jim NowakSr. Director, Operations, Products & Services, ARCOS, (retired operations executive in electric sector for 30+ years)

This session will help you understand to high level concepts on how to identify, manage, and recover the millions of disaster dollars being left on the table including: Avoid bottle-necking through back office staffing; managing resources better, recognize financial waste before it happens, and knowing what really matters most in storm cost management.

3:45 - 3:55 PM - Virtual Break 
3:55 - 4:30 PM - Predictive Impacts and Pro-active Planning: Using Data From the Past to Predict The Future

David VanderbloemenPrincipal Consultant at DV Consulting, LLC & Retired, (retired operations executive in electric sector for 30+ years)

This session will discuss how to use data and innovative technology to help raise credibility and trust when it matters most to your key internal and external stakeholders. Topics will touch upon how to leverage past storm related data and technologies to help predict future impacts; how to build
credibility and trust with internal and external stakeholders; how to ensuring senior leadership is in-sync; understanding the real connection between weather and your operations desk; developing simple Standard Operating Procedures; creating and adhering to a governance process, performing meaningful after action reviews to inform future disasters; and the financial, operational, branding, and customer satisfaction incentives for doing this.


4:30 - 5:00 PM - Closing Remarks

Laura Johnson, Director of Conferences, All Hazards Consortium
Tom Moran, Executive Director, All Hazards Consortium

*Agenda is subject to change.

Materials

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
1:00PM – 5:00PM EST

1:00 - 1:15 PM - Welcome & Opening Remarks & Scenario for the Workshop

Laura Johnson, Director of Conferences, All Hazards Consortium
Kelly McKinney, Senior Director, Emergency Management & Enterprise Resilience, NYU Langone Health, AHC Board Member

1:15 - 1:50 PM - Equipping New Leaders: Becoming Better Able to Collaborate and Execute During Disasters


Mike Zappone: Managing Partner at Consult Mike Z, LLC, (retired operations executive in electric sector for 30+ years)

This session will discuss strategies and shortcuts on how to better prepare new disaster management leaders by understanding the what you organizations needs to equipment them with confidence, how to be prepared, and how to develop a seamless transition to new leaders dealing with any type of crisis. Topics will include: overcoming common myths; how to prioritize actions prior to, during, and after an incident; steps needed to activate a team; leveraging mentors; dealing with mistakes; and steps to leading efficiently to avoid pitfalls.

1:50 - 2:25 PM - Emergency Management 101: How Do We Prepare?

Anthony HurleyConsultant, Utilities and Critical Infrastructure, Emergency Management & Physical Security Professional, (retired operations executive in electric sector for 30+ years)

This session will discuss how a broader disaster education can save your business. Topics will include understanding the current environment with mass retirements; the importance of networking and how to do it; overcoming common myths and obstacles to planning and exercises; how to be acting instead of reacting; strategies for planning; coordinating with government; how to maintain your plans annually.  

2:25 - 2:35 PM - Virtual Break 
2:35 - 3:10 PM : Navigating Crisis Logistics : Using Strategic Flexibility to Increase Productivity, Confidence, and Safety During Disasters

Aaron StricklandDirector of Business Development, Utilicon, (retired operations executive in electric sector for 30+ years)

This session will help participants learn how to better manage logistics dollars and your personnel safe through flexible logistics strategies during varying storm conditions. Topics will include understanding what safety and wellness of workers is worth to your company; how to develop contingencies in planning; planning considerations "blue sky" days; internal and external communications; managing expectations, working with your vendors; mutual assistance strategies, and networking with logistics experts.    

3:10 - 3:45 PM - Managing Storm Expenses : Don’t Let Un-Reimbursed Storm Dollars Destroy Your Bottom Line

Jim NowakSr. Director, Operations, Products & Services, ARCOS, (retired operations executive in electric sector for 30+ years)

This session will help you understand to high level concepts on how to identify, manage, and recover the millions of disaster dollars being left on the table including: Avoid bottle-necking through back office staffing; managing resources better, recognize financial waste before it happens, and knowing what really matters most in storm cost management.

3:45 - 3:55 PM - Virtual Break 
3:55 - 4:30 PM - Predictive Impacts and Pro-active Planning: Using Data From the Past to Predict The Future

David VanderbloemenPrincipal Consultant at DV Consulting, LLC & Retired, (retired operations executive in electric sector for 30+ years)

This session will discuss how to use data and innovative technology to help raise credibility and trust when it matters most to your key internal and external stakeholders. Topics will touch upon how to leverage past storm related data and technologies to help predict future impacts; how to build
credibility and trust with internal and external stakeholders; how to ensuring senior leadership is in-sync; understanding the real connection between weather and your operations desk; developing simple Standard Operating Procedures; creating and adhering to a governance process, performing meaningful after action reviews to inform future disasters; and the financial, operational, branding, and customer satisfaction incentives for doing this.


4:30 - 5:00 PM - Closing Remarks

Laura Johnson, Director of Conferences, All Hazards Consortium
Tom Moran, Executive Director, All Hazards Consortium

*Agenda is subject to change.

Objectives

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
1:00PM – 5:00PM EST

1:00 - 1:15 PM - Welcome & Opening Remarks & Scenario for the Workshop

Laura Johnson, Director of Conferences, All Hazards Consortium
Kelly McKinney, Senior Director, Emergency Management & Enterprise Resilience, NYU Langone Health, AHC Board Member

1:15 - 1:50 PM - Equipping New Leaders: Becoming Better Able to Collaborate and Execute During Disasters


Mike Zappone: Managing Partner at Consult Mike Z, LLC, (retired operations executive in electric sector for 30+ years)

This session will discuss strategies and shortcuts on how to better prepare new disaster management leaders by understanding the what you organizations needs to equipment them with confidence, how to be prepared, and how to develop a seamless transition to new leaders dealing with any type of crisis. Topics will include: overcoming common myths; how to prioritize actions prior to, during, and after an incident; steps needed to activate a team; leveraging mentors; dealing with mistakes; and steps to leading efficiently to avoid pitfalls.

1:50 - 2:25 PM - Emergency Management 101: How Do We Prepare?

Anthony HurleyConsultant, Utilities and Critical Infrastructure, Emergency Management & Physical Security Professional, (retired operations executive in electric sector for 30+ years)

This session will discuss how a broader disaster education can save your business. Topics will include understanding the current environment with mass retirements; the importance of networking and how to do it; overcoming common myths and obstacles to planning and exercises; how to be acting instead of reacting; strategies for planning; coordinating with government; how to maintain your plans annually.  

2:25 - 2:35 PM - Virtual Break 
2:35 - 3:10 PM : Navigating Crisis Logistics : Using Strategic Flexibility to Increase Productivity, Confidence, and Safety During Disasters

Aaron StricklandDirector of Business Development, Utilicon, (retired operations executive in electric sector for 30+ years)

This session will help participants learn how to better manage logistics dollars and your personnel safe through flexible logistics strategies during varying storm conditions. Topics will include understanding what safety and wellness of workers is worth to your company; how to develop contingencies in planning; planning considerations "blue sky" days; internal and external communications; managing expectations, working with your vendors; mutual assistance strategies, and networking with logistics experts.    

3:10 - 3:45 PM - Managing Storm Expenses : Don’t Let Un-Reimbursed Storm Dollars Destroy Your Bottom Line

Jim NowakSr. Director, Operations, Products & Services, ARCOS, (retired operations executive in electric sector for 30+ years)

This session will help you understand to high level concepts on how to identify, manage, and recover the millions of disaster dollars being left on the table including: Avoid bottle-necking through back office staffing; managing resources better, recognize financial waste before it happens, and knowing what really matters most in storm cost management.

3:45 - 3:55 PM - Virtual Break 
3:55 - 4:30 PM - Predictive Impacts and Pro-active Planning: Using Data From the Past to Predict The Future

David VanderbloemenPrincipal Consultant at DV Consulting, LLC & Retired, (retired operations executive in electric sector for 30+ years)

This session will discuss how to use data and innovative technology to help raise credibility and trust when it matters most to your key internal and external stakeholders. Topics will touch upon how to leverage past storm related data and technologies to help predict future impacts; how to build
credibility and trust with internal and external stakeholders; how to ensuring senior leadership is in-sync; understanding the real connection between weather and your operations desk; developing simple Standard Operating Procedures; creating and adhering to a governance process, performing meaningful after action reviews to inform future disasters; and the financial, operational, branding, and customer satisfaction incentives for doing this.


4:30 - 5:00 PM - Closing Remarks

Laura Johnson, Director of Conferences, All Hazards Consortium
Tom Moran, Executive Director, All Hazards Consortium

*Agenda is subject to change.

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