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Improving Business Financial Literacy – Post-Disaster

January 31, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


This course will provide information on business financial literacy and the potential financial effects of disasters. Some of
the areas covered in the course include developing pre-disaster plans for financial literacy, understanding disaster
assistance programs available to businesses, the importance of business continuity planning, and understanding a
business’s vulnerability to disasters. Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • ¬†Identify key elements of business financial literacy, including critical components of pre-disaster planning, such as the
    benefits, hazards, risks, and key stakeholders, especially in vulnerable areas.
  • Restate business action steps for increasing disaster financial readiness in a disaster financial management strategy.
  • Identify components of a collaborative economic recovery plan that incorporate resources from public, private, and
    volunteer agencies.
  • Identify quantitative and qualitative tools useful in performing economic assessments after a disaster (e.g., assessing
    property damage).
  • Recognize ways to coordinate intermediate and long-term plans among whole-community partners who can support
    business financial recovery


Date & Time:
January 31, 2023
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Prerequisites: None

Delaware State Fire School
1461 Chestnut Grove Rd
Dover, DE 19904


Delaware State Fire School
1463 Chestnut Grove Rd
Dover, DE 19904 United States
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