Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security: An Overview

MGMT X 408.801

This course provides an understanding of the key elements of emergency preparedness, elements of effectively managing any major crisis, and how to develop an emergency preparedness strategy.

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What you can learn.

  • Understand Department of Homeland Security issues and resources
  • Learn about protection planning for an organization's employees, customers, and physical assets
  • Manage compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations

About this course:

Gain an understanding of the key elements of emergency preparedness, including Department of Homeland Security issues and resources; elements of effectively managing any major crisis; and how to assist in the development of an emergency preparedness strategy in a private company or a government agency. Learn about protection planning for an organization's employees, customers, and physical assets; ensuring compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations; and how to look internally at processes and procedures in order to plan and build "networks" of external relationships, resources, assistance, and cooperation. The course includes student work with selected training sources and exercises that reinforce key learning objectives.

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