Course DescriptionThis course presents the principles, structures, and processes of risk management. Methods for applying general risk management theory, best practices and resources to the different phases of emergency management will be discussed. Emphasis is placed on the application of risk management strategies in mitigating and preparing for disasters and major emergencies.
Sample Course OutlineDistance Course Outline (subject to change)
NotesThis course is fully online and asynchronous, meaning you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.
Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.
- Cybersecurity, Data Protection and Digital Forensics : Required Courses
- Emergency Management and Response Planning : Required Courses
- Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) : Electives (select 2)
- Survival in Urban Disasters and Emergencies : Required Courses (select 3)