Identify the role of training and exercising in risk management and emergency preparedness
Assess training and development as a cycle and a lifelong process
Evaluate some key challenges in exercise design
Assess the value of various types and scales of exercise
Emergency and disaster response organisations need to continuously review and improve their skills to successfully perform their jobs. On this course, you will explore the benefits and limitations of training and exercising to prepare for emergencies and disasters.
You will evaluate the role of training and development within the risk management and emergency preparedness process. You will examine the types of skill exercises that can benefit organisations and how they successfully address specific training needs.
Capabilities for preparedness and response
Capabilities vs capacity
Introducing training and development as a cycle
The emergency management professional
Benefits and limitations of exercising
Types and scales of exercise
This course is for people with roles in emergency and disaster planning and response. It would benefit those with a role in business continuity planning and training exercise designing within organisations.
Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.