emc310 | undergraduate

Principles Of Emergency Management

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This course will explore the history and evolution of emergency management as well as roles of local, state, regional, and national agencies. Topics include roles and organizations comprising emergency management, leadership concepts, and technology and communication challenges.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Emergency Systems Design

    • Describe the sources of funding and cost tracking requirements of emergency systems.
    • Explain the emergency management organization’s responsibilities.
    • Describe the importance of effective communication and information systems.

    Leadership in Emergency Management

    • Describe the requirements for leaders in emergency management.
    • Explain the importance of interagency relationships.
    • Describe leadership-building techniques.

    The Future of Emergency Management

    • Describe future challenges facing emergency management.
    • Identify trends of communication and technology in emergency management.

    Roles in Emergency Management

    • Describe the key personnel in emergency management.
    • Describe the organizational roles in emergency management.
    • Explain the roles and responsibilities of managers in emergency management.
    • Discuss the reasons why structures differ among emergency management organizations.

    History of Emergency Management

    • Describe the development of emergency management.
    • Describe the need for emergency management.
    • Identify the levels of emergency management.
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