Apply effective interpersonal communication, critical thinking and decision-making skills commensurate with a defined level of responsibility.
Develop agency/organization specific tools to evaluate specific domestic security challenges for the 21st Century that face the United States and other industrialized nations.
Design and modify plans and programs at federal, state, and/or local levels to reflect the evolving strategic policy issues associated with a statutory and presidential direction for homeland security.
Interpret ethical and legal issues that impact emergency management and homeland security.
Recognize how to access and disseminate information through multiple agencies in order to forecast the risks, types, and orders of magnitude of terrorist threats most likely to confront the nation/state.
Define the interdisciplinary nature of Homeland Security/Emergency Management functions and be able to assess and integrate various functional areas.
Develop policies, procedures and protocols to allow seamless agency integration from prevention to incident response scenarios.
Apply a solid foundation of knowledge and skills to assume leadership roles in emergency management, homeland security, and/or public policy.
Participate in employer-directed training for performance enhancement and career advancement.