EMG 6300: Risk Management

Description

A comprehensive foundation on the background, components, and systems involved in the management of disasters and other man-made or natural emergencies. Examples focus on the U.S. domestic system of emergency management.

Objectives

  1. Analyze the concept of risk within emergency management.
  2. Examine the risk that disasters present to the community and responders.
  3. Assess emergency planning strategies aimed to reduce risk.
  4. Evaluate how disaster events in U.S. history have altered the traditional risk perceptions of emergency management.

PreRequisites

  1. EMG 5000

Textbook(s)

Managing emergencies and crises

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning (2013)
Author: Kapucu, N., & Özerdem, A.
ISBN: 9780763781552
Price: $104.26

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