Fundamentals of Emergency Preparedness

MGMT X 408.802

This course helps emergency managers communicate to senior managers the elements, tasks, and roles that comprise organizational preparedness for disasters, both inside the company and external to the company.

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What you can learn.

  • Understand interorganizational collaboration and trust in preparedness planning
  • Identify key departments and employees who have critical roles in preparedness and a description of each role
  • Prepare the basics of verbal and written plan communication and distribution
  • Develop a preparedness plan

About this course:

This course moves into the real-world work environment and builds your know-how in many specific job functions: understanding senior management's commitment to organizational preparedness for disasters, both inside the company and external to the company; interorganizational collaboration and trust in preparedness planning; preparing the inventories of employees, assets, suppliers, and customers; identification of all organizational stakeholders; identification of key departments and employees who have critical roles in preparedness and a description of each role; basics of verbal and written plan communication and distribution; developing a preparedness plan; federal, state, and local compliance issues and regulations; and understanding your organization's "community" and "external networks" in crisis planning, management, and recovery.
Prerequisites
MGMT X 408.801 Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security: An Overview (may be taken concurrently). In addition to standard technical requirements, students are required to have a computer with an internal/external microphone.

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