Executive Academy at the Emergency Mangagement Institute
Emmitsburg, Md., February 12, 2014 -- The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) conducted the first class for Cohort II of the National Emergency Management Executive Academy from Feb. 10-13 at EMI. Thirty‐five participants were selected for the Executive Academy from the state, local, federal, and private sector emergency management community. Professors Barry Dorn, M.D. and Leonard Marcus, Ph.D. provided the participants with extensive information, activities, and feedback from their years of work in the field of emergency management and homeland security executive leadership. The professors also introduced a new case study: Leadership in Response to the Boston Marathon Bombing, which they developed based on their research into decision-making during the bombing response.