This course covers the fundamentals and concepts of Incident Management, BCM & DRM; The principles of the Risk Matrix, frequency and impact and the resilient organization; Design & development of a robust BCM/DRM strategy & structure; Implementation of a BCM strategy; The feedback loop and keeping BCM systems current and effective; and, Ensuring organizational readiness and resilience is maintained.
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This course focuses on the roles & responsibilities of the Crisis Leader in identifying different types of crisis situation and their particular key factors. Students will be familiarized with the duties & responsibilities of the CMT members, the emergency command & control (ECC) facilities, information management, the importance of preplanning & maintaining a state of readiness, and Establishing & maintaining communications with internal and external agencies.
During this course students will learn about the scope and context of Disaster Risk Planning (DRP) with an environmental focus, as well as its role and importance in reducing risks. Students will learn how to plan, facilitate, and coordinate DRP activities in their country interactively with national stakeholders.
First responders, emergency managers and veterans will take this course to understand the theory behind their practice and increase their professional capacity when responding to a major emergency. This course is also aimed at personnel who form part of the Emergency Response organization.
During this course, students will learn to distinguish between disaster management and risk management, explain selected models of disaster management, describe the strategies for risk mitigation, and identify actions needed for post-disaster management.
During this course students develop an understanding about the impact of media and their role during emergency situations. Students will learn about preparing a Holding Statement and writing a Press Release as well as harnessing Social Media tools.
Recognizing the importance of stakeholders and their different communication needs will allow graduates of this course to accurately and empathetically provide the right information, in the right way, to the right people.
This course covers the following subject matters: Overview of the ER organizations, systems & roles; The relative response room processes & roles; Managing Information; Communications (effective handling of phone calls); Managing stress in self & others; Verifying emergency response information & management; Communication techniques; Delivering information to relatives.
During this course students will learn how to prepare risk reduction plans and discuss their integration into sectoral developmental programs; analyze issues and challenges in the implementation of community based risk reduction and climate change adaptation programs, discuss areas of professional development; and build commitment and value systems to promote community empowerment for climate-inclusive community risk reduction.
During this course, students will be provided with a range of practical combative measures that can be implemented with combative clients, public and situations where do-no-harm is the core principle.