Certificate in Gaming Homeland Security

Certificate in Gaming Homeland Security

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Certificate in Gaming Homeland Security
Monday-Friday, 14-18 March 2022
1000 to 1800 EST 
5 Day Course
On-line (Zoom)

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Overview

MORS’ Certificate in Gaming Homeland Security will cover basic game design principles, but through the lens of homeland security. Specific topics include emergency response games, how to support the DHS Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP), local, state, and national level games, the National Exercise Program games, and games to explore the dynamics of response operations. Topics to be covered include natural and man-made disasters, transportation events, terrorism and public health response, mass casualties, active shooters and active policing.

The course will consist of lectures and exercises designed to help build confidence in the topic of homeland security game design
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Course Sections:

  • Game Design for Federal, State, and Local Response, including the HSEEP program
  • Games for Homeland Security and the National Exercise Program
  • Terrorism, Bio-security, and Public Health
  • Student Game Design Final Project

Our instructors have years of experience with designing homeland security games at the strategic, operational, and tactical levels. Combined, they have worked for multiple government agencies and have experience with a wide range of homeland security challenges. Visit the Instructor tab to view the full bios of the Instructors.

Instructors

Dr. Roger Mason
Dr. Roger Mason

Dr. Roger Mason retired after 29 years of public safety experience in Los Angeles County. For the past fifteen years he has specialized in emergency management and the development of wargames and exercises. He has designed over 50 emergency management and public safety wargames and hybrid game/functional exercises. His clients include National Defense University, Penn State University, the University of Hawaii, the US Army, and the CNA Corporation. Dr. Mason has served as the wargaming professor for the Institute for Intelligence Analysis, Juan Carlos University, Madrid Spain. Read More

Dr. Ed McGrady
Ed McGrady

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Center for New American Security
Instructor and Course Coordinator on Gaming, Military Operations Research Society
Principal, MonksHood Media LLC

Dr. McGrady writes, speaks, and teaches on the design of professional games. He is an adjunct senior fellow in the Gaming Lab at CNAS, teaches and manages game design courses for MORS/Virginia Tech, and runs a business devoted to using games and game techniques to bring innovative experiences in new areas. In the past Dr. McGrady built and directed a team of 10-20 analysts at CNA devoted to the design and execution of professional games. Read More

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Employer Member Non-Member
MORS Government Sponsor* $2700 $2800
U.S. Federal Government $2800 $2900
National Research Partner
(IDA Employees Only)
$2755 $2850
All Others $2900 $3000

*Government Sponsor organizations include Center for Army Analysis, HQDA/DCS Program G-8; Marine Corps Combat Development and Integration; Naval Operations, N81; Studies, Air Force Studies, Analyses, and Assessments, HQ AF/A9; OSD, A&S; and DHS S&T/OSE/ORA