Threats and hazards vary in their
likelihood, probability and impact; an effective approach to managing
them requires that the risk be identified, assessed, monitored as a
basis of effective emergency management. Through case studies and
critical analysis, participants explore the methods, tools and
approaches to identify and respond effectively and strategically to the
multitude of risk within an emergency management framework.
Examines the changing hazard landscape in
the 21st century and explores contemporary approaches to disaster risk
management. Explores hazard, vulnerability and resilience in greater
depth and analyzes risk management frameworks that structure the
assessment of hazards and their impacts on contemporary society. Uses
research literature to examine best practices in minimizing residual
risk by proactively managing risk, with particular attention given to
the preparedness dimension of emergency management practice.
Applicants are required to provide proof
of successful completion of a university degree or two-year College
Diploma (minimum) or equivalent in a related discipline, OR related work
experience in emergency management.
Applicants who have not completed a
university degree or college diploma may be considered based upon
relevant emergency management work experience and/or post-secondary
credits achieved. These applicants will be assessed individually.
Who Is Right For The Program
Program participants represent a spectrum
of businesses and sectors, geographic regions and nationalities, and
areas of expertise. The unifying theme is a broad base of employees and
recognition of their critical role in hazard and disaster risk
Hazard and disaster risk assessment is
designed for senior-level executives and experienced leaders who are
responsible for Â riskÂ identification, assessment and monitoring as a
basis of effective emergency and risk management within their
organisation. Participants hail from a variety of organizationÂ - both
young and established organisation that are medium or large in size -
and may come to the program to Â examine best practices in minimizing
residual risk by proactively managing risk, with particular attention
given to the preparedness dimension of emergency management practice
The program is open to senior executives
from a variety of functional backgrounds, including research and
development, operations, human resources, finance, and marketing. These
leaders, tasked with minimizing residual risk by proactively managing
risk, may include:
Chief executive officers
Chief business development officers
Chief financial officers
Heads of departments and units
Managers of mergers and acquisitions
Auditors and Accountants
Because a diverse participant mix is an
important part of every CPSPD Emergency Management program, we look for
candidates who reflect a broad range of industries, functions,
countries, and backgrounds to enrich the learning experience.
No payment is necessary until you have
been accepted intoÂ CPSPD Emergency Management program. After admission
notification, we will send you an invoice via email; payment is due
within 30 days of the invoice date. If admission is within 30 days prior
to the start of the program, payment is due upon receipt of the
invoice. Payment is required prior to the program start date. We accept
payment by company cheque, bank wire transfer, or credit card (Visa,
MasterCard). Details are included on the program invoice.
If you need to cancel or defer
participation, you must submit your request in writing more than 30 days
before the start of the program to receive a full refund. Due to
program demand and the volume of preprogram preparation, cancellations
or deferrals received 14 to 30 days prior to the start of the program
are subject to a fee of one-half of the program fee. Requests received
within 14 days are subject to full payment.
Although there are no formal educational
requirements, admission is a selective process based on professional
achievement and organizational responsibility. We look for professionals
who have demonstrated emergency management talent and leadership
CPSPD Emergency Management programs enrich
both participants and their organizations, and require full commitment
from each party.
We deliberately design our programs to
encourage individual growth and to foster productive interaction among
participants. For that reason, proficiency in written and spoken English
CPSPD must receive your application and
any other required documents in order to prepare the application for
review by the Admissions Committee.
The program will be delivered using the following methodologies:
Lectures, discussions, syndicate work, Videos, case studies and
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