FEMA Independent Study Program: IS-547: Introduction to Continuity of Operations (COOP) [Lessons and Course Summary] [open pdf - 139KB]
This manual is designed to accompany "IS-547: Introduction to Continuity of Operations (COOP)," an independent study course sponsored by FEMA's Emergency Management Institute. The goal of the course is to provide "a working knowledge of the COOP Guidance found in Federal Preparedness Circular 65, 'Federal Executive Branch Continuity of Operations.'" The manual is divided into 6 lessons: Lesson 1: Course Welcome and COOP Overview; Lesson 2: Elements of a Viable COOP; Lesson 3: Responsibilities for COOP Planning and Implementation; Lesson 4: Testing, Training, and Exercising the COOP; Lesson 5: COOP Implementation; and Lesson 6: Maintaining COOP Readiness.
FEMA Independent Study Program: http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/