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Learn the various MIP technologies through a variety of online tutorials and training classes.

 

Studies Work Instructions

  • Producer – Complete Data Development Activities: This work instruction provides an overview of the options and process to upload applicable data and add analysis information for each data development task. (PDF, Text Equivalant)

  • Studies Miscellaneous – Data Upload and Search & Retrieve: This work instruction outlines the process to upload Studies materials to the MIP. (PDF, Text Equivalant)

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Revisions Work Instructions

  • Other Work Instructions
    • MIP Revisions Overview – This presentation gives an overview of the MIP Revisions workflow. (PPT, PDF, TXT)

    • Data Upload – This work instruction is used to outline the process conducted by any revisions user to upload data to the MIP. (PDF, TXT)

    • Process Admin – The purpose of this work instruction is to outline the functionality available in the Process Admin (PA) tool, including: search for a project, open the Workflow History, change a project status, unclaim an activity, transfer an activity and update project data. (PDF, TXT)

    • Project Dashboard – The purpose of this module is to provide an overview of how to use the Project Dashboard in the MIP, including searching for projects based on geographic area, project level and project health. (PDF, TXT)

    • Revisions Reports – This work instruction is used to provide an overview on how to run common Revisions Reports in the MIP, including: LOMC Case Tracking and Revision Cases In–Progress. (PDF, TXT)

    • Search & Retrieve – The purpose of this work instruction is to outline the process to search and retrieve Revisions data stored in the MIP. (PDF, TXT)
  • Project Administrator
    • Create Project – This work instruction provides an overview of creating a Revisions project. (PDF, TXT)
  • Resource Manager
    • Assign Project Resource – This work instruction is used to outline the process of assigning the project to an engineer for processing. (PDF, TXT)
  • Fee Administrator
    • Administer Fee – This work instruction is used to outline the process to Record Initial Fees in the MIP. (PDF, TXT)

    • Receive Invoiced Fees – This work instruction is used to outline the process of entering a fee received in response to an amount invoiced for an alluvial fan technical review. (PDF, TXT)
  • Project Lead
    • Suspend Due to Data or Fees – This work instruction is used to outline the process to suspend or extend a case. (PDF, TXT)
  • Task Lead
    • Review Data Received – This work instruction is used to outline the process of reviewing data received in the MIP for completeness and accuracy. (PDF, TXT)

    • Receive Additional Data – This work instruction is used to outline the process to acknowledge receipt of the requested information/fee from the requestor. (PDF, TXT)

    • Review Data Received – Add Data Received – This work instruction is used to outline the process of reviewing data received during the second loop through the workflow. (PDF, TXT)

    • Process Request – This work instruction is used to outline the detailed review of the request to include: review, add, edit, or delete contents, enter the project description and basis of request, and enter the 7 elements of community information and letter information. (PDF, TXT)

    • Distribute Special Response – This work instruction is used to outline the process of entering the date of a Special Response Letter sent in response to an appeal or protest received. (PDF, TXT)

    • Invoice – Process Request – Fee – This work instruction is used to outline the process for indicating that an invoice is required for an alluvial fan case. (PDF, TXT)

    • Invoice – Distribute Invoice – This work instruction is used to outline the process of sending an invoice for additional fees to a requestor. (PDF, TXT)

    • Appeals – Resolve Appeal or Protest – This work instruction is used to outline the process for accepting or rejecting the appeal or protest in coordination with FEMA. (PDF, TXT)

    • Violations – Process Request – Proceed – This work instruction is used to outline the process for indicating a violation during the Process Request activity. (PDF, TXT)

    • Violations – Process Request – Suspend – This work instruction is used to outline the process for indicating a violation during the Process Request activity. (PDF, TXT)
  • Audit Lead
    • Audit Determination – This work instruction is used to outline the process to review the case before forwarding it to FEMA for approval. (PDF, TXT)
  • Document Control Group
    • Distribute Determination – This work instruction is used by the Document Control or the Task Lead to input the date of completion or letter date, the publication and dates and the planned effective date. (PDF, TXT)

    • Receive BFE Publication Affidavit – This work instruction is used to outline the process of entering the final dates that the BFE changes were published in a local newspaper. (PDF, TXT)

    • Capture Interim 65 Publication Date – This work instruction is used to outline the process of entering the Federal Register's publication date corresponding to the Interim Rule Part 65. (PDF, TXT)

    • Receive Appeal or Protest – None – This work instruction is used to outline the process of denoting receipt of appeals or protests as well as mark the end of the appeal period. (PDF, TXT)

    • Distribute Final BFE Determination – This work instruction is used to outline the process of registering the date of the 116 letter. (PDF, TXT)

    • Distribute Final 65 Publication – This work instruction is used to outline the process of entering the Federal Register's publication date corresponding to the Final Rule Part 65. (PDF, TXT)

    • Receive Appeal or Protest – Receive Appeal – This work instruction is used to outline the process of denoting receipt of appeals or protests as well as mark the end of the appeal period when there is an appeal. (PDF, TXT)

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MIP Ad Hoc Reporting System (MARS)

Service Pack 15

This slide deck provides an overview of the usability and functional changes introduced in Service Pack 15.

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SP14 training

SP 14 training provides an overview of the new features and capabilities available on the MIP. Two training courses were developed – one for Managers and one for Producers.

FEMA Project Officer Work Instructions

This section is for the FEMA Project Officers and contains information pertaining to Creating a Project, Obligating Funds, and Map Production and Post Preliminary Processing Setup.

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MIP Overview

MIP Overview – In this module, you will get an overview of the Mapping Information Platform (MIP), as well as information on its tools and features.

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MIP Workbench-Revisions

Project Administrator – In this module you will learn the role of the Project Administrator, with respect to Revisions.

Resource Manager – In this module you will learn the role of the Resource Manager, which is usually filled by a regional manager.

Project Lead – In this module you will learn the role of the Project Lead, which is usually equivalent to a Lead Engineer position.

Audit Lead – In this module you will learn the role of Audit Lead, which has the responsibility of auditing the case review of a project that is processed by a Cooperating Technical Partner (CTP).

Fee Administrator – In this module you will learn the role of the Fee Administrator, with respect to Revisions.

FEMA Revision Lead – In this module you will learn the role of the FEMA Revision Lead, which is usually filled by a FEMA Project Engineer.

Task Lead – In this module you will learn the role of the Task Lead, which comprises the bulk of a case review which includes the preliminary and detailed technical engineering review, the generation of the LOMR determination document and attachments, and the issuance of the determination.

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MIP PALT Tool Training

MIP PALT Tool Training – In this module you will receive an overview of the MIP PALT Tool, the Workflow Process, information on access to the Tool, user experiences, exercises, and the Change Control Process.

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MIP Sequencing Tool Training

MIP Sequencing Tool Training – In this module you will receive an overview of the Sequencing Tool, which includes Access to the tool, the Workflow Process, MOD RMC Sequencing Lead & FEMA Regional Sequencing Lead, Guidance for Adjusting Sequencing, and the Feedback & Change Control Process.

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MIP Process Admin Training

MIP Process Admin Training – In this module you will learn the Process Admin tasks such as Unclaim Amendment, Revision and Study work items, Transfer Amendment, Revision and Study work items to a specified user, Change Project Status (Close/Terminate, Withdraw and On–hold), and how to Update Study project data.

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Content Manager

Content Manager – In this module, you will learn the MIP R3 Requirements, and you will learn about Content Manager Metadata and Data Submissions.

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Amendments

  • FEMA Lead
    Review MT–1 Docket – In this section, you will learn to review the Docket and determine whether or not a project should be audited by FEMA.

    Review Violation – In this section, you will learn to review the elements of a project and either concur/not concur with a determination of violation.

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Online LOMC

Online LOMC is available for applicants to submit LOMC requests (LOMA, CLOMA, LOMA-F, CLOMA-F, LOMR and CLOMR).

  • Online LOMC Revisions Tutorial – this tutorial walks through the screen and activity changes in the MIP when applicants submit revision requests through Online LOMC

  • Online LOMC Revisions Quick Reference Guide – this is a short guide for revisions users, providing an overview of changes to the MIP resulting from enhancements to Online LOMC

  • Online LOMC Amendments Tutorial – this tutorial walks through the screen and activity changes in the MIP when applicants submit amendment requests through Online LOMC

  • Public tutorials are available for the Online LOMC submission process that applicants use to request a LOMC. To access these presentations, visit the FEMA Library and search "Online LOMC"

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eLOMA

eLOMA – The eLOMA training is intended to familiarize the user with the screens in the eLOMA tool. It also provides instruction on the requirements and formatting for data entered in certain fields.

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Authoritative Source for Preliminary Data

Quick Reference Guide – This quick reference guide summarizes key elements of the preliminary flood hazard data (preliminary data) IT release, including an overview of the preliminary data search tool, summary of MIP changes, preliminary FIRM and FIS validation requirements,un-publishing data, and additional resources.

Tutorial – This presentation gives a guided tour of the preliminary flood hazard data search tool from both the MIP and public- facing side. This training tutorial also provides a description and the benefits of centralized preliminary data.

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