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Emergency Management-2014/2015


Emergency Management Courses

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Take all of the following Manadatory Courses:
MGMT-6037Incident Management System 2.00
EMGT-6002EM Operations Centre Design & Procedure 3.00
MGMT-6038Mitigation & Prevention Strategies 2.00
MGMT-6039Managing Proj. in Emergency Management 2.00
EMGT-6009Recovery Phase Planning 3.00
EMGT-6010Comprehensive EM Exercise Design 3.00
EMGT-6011Emergency Management Foundation 4.00
EMGT-6012Organizational Resilience-Intro 3.00
EMGT-6013Tabletop Exercise 3.00
EMGT-6014Applied Exercise 1 3.00
EMGT-6015Bus. Continuity Planning & Resources 3.00
COMM-6021Emergency Information Management 3.00
EMGT-6016Emergency Planning & Management 4.00
EMGT-6017Applied Exercise 2 3.00
EMGT-6018Program Evaluation 2.00

Program Residency
Students Must Complete a Minimum of 11 credits in this
program at Fanshawe College to meet the Program Residency
requirement and Graduate from this program



COMM-6021 -  Emergency Information Management
Emergency communication is essential in all five phases of Emergency Management - Prevention, Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Recovery. Public inquiry systems, media relations and methods of delivering public awareness and education programs are components of crisis communication. In this course, learners will gain an understanding of the components of a crisis communications plan and develop the skills to support the crisis communications plan.

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EMGT-6002 -  EM Operations Centre Design & Procedure
This course has participants develop EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) procedures and design an emergency operations centre layout with considerations of operational guidelines and best practices. Participants will utilize different formats and designs to evaluate the effectiveness of each.

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EMGT-6009 -  Recovery Phase Planning
This course addresses how recovery plans are developed to formalize the process for an effective return of activities to the new norm. The recovery plans focus on specific roles and responsibilities for control group members, organizations and private sectors. Reception centres provide a safe place for evacuees to assemble, receive information and referral, obtain food, clothing and shelter and lodging if required. Issues related to management of these centres will be addressed. Recovery supporting plans will also be developed, such as pet plans and recovery plans.

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EMGT-6010 -  Comprehensive EM Exercise Design
The purpose of this applied course is to enable students to develop complex exercise programs such as a full scale exercises. This will require complex exercise development with many roles participating simultaneously. The need for careful planning and controlled activation will be key to a successful exercise

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EMGT-6011 -  Emergency Management Foundation
This course provides participants with an overview of emergency management in Ontario including the systems and processes for preventing, mitigating, preparing for, responding to, and recovering from emergencies and disasters. Participants will learn about the key provisions of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, and understand the principals of Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment. Participants will also have the opportunity to identify the roles and responsibilities of various levels of government and other key organizations involved in emergency management.

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EMGT-6012 -  Organizational Resilience-Intro
This course provides participants with an understanding of organizational resilience including human resource deployment, relocation of operations, and business impact analysis concepts. Participants will understand how leadership during disasters and emergencies often has to shift from a democratic decision making process to a command structure to achieve desired operational goals to minimize disaster impact. Participants will understand how communications to external and internal stakeholders differs.

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EMGT-6013 -  Tabletop Exercise
The design of emergency exercises and simulations must be done regularly as part of a comprehensive emergency plan. These exercises are based on hazard/risk identification and the occurrence of other possible emergencies that may occur within a given area. Students will design exercises and develop a training session prior to an exercise.

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EMGT-6014 -  Applied Exercise 1
This course will combine foundational emergency management knowledge already learned with hands-on practical experience. Students will participate in all aspects of a tabletop exercise: leading, briefing, control, and evaluation. Students will use a scenario that they develop which is based on a specific risk.

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EMGT-6015 -  Bus. Continuity Planning & Resources
A vital component of an emergency management plan is to plan for the disruption of business with the goals of smooth and quick recovery of affected business services. The intention of this course is to provide an overview of the professional practices and requirements in planning for businesses in the event of an emergency. This course is intended for anyone who is new to business continuity and wants to understand what business continuity is and what is involved in building a business continuity management program.

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EMGT-6016 -  Emergency Planning & Management
This course provides the core components of emergency management as it relates to the creation and implementation of a plan to prepare for and respond to natural, human and technologically caused emergencies. The focus is on plan development, relevant legislation, standards, regulations, guidelines, procedures and risk management.

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EMGT-6017 -  Applied Exercise 2
Building on Applied Exercise 1, the intention of this course is to blend the advanced learned knowledge base with actual hands on practical experience. Using the designed scenario from Part 1, students will continue to develop their scenarios and conclude with the designed functional exercise. Students will form and exercise design team that will assist in the development of the functional exercise. This project requires that all aspects of briefing, control, conduction and evaluation of a complex exercise are completed. A final report submission will conclude this project.

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EMGT-6018 -  Program Evaluation
The objective of an audit is to assess whether the Organization has an effective structure in place to effectively deliver an Emergency Management Program. This course will review details on how to direct an independent and objective auditing assessment of emergency management or business continuity programs.

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MGMT-6037 -  Incident Management System
This course provides students with an ormation required by continuity planners and the overall relationship with first responders. The course focus is utilizing the methods, logistics, and responsibilities of incident commanders, controlling situations, and managing the resources.

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MGMT-6038 -  Mitigation & Prevention Strategies
This course will examine how mitigation and prevention strategies may eliminate or significantly reduce the impact of an emergency. Structural and non-structural measures including their effectiveness will be addressed. Historical success in mitigation and prevention strategies will be studied. Students will develop a mitigation/prevention strategy for an identified risk.

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MGMT-6039 -  Managing Proj. in Emergency Management
Project Management principles and methods are essential in all phases of Emergency Management to ensure effective planning and execution. Students will learn the basics of Project Management and how and when to apply Project Management techniques and tools in Emergency Management. Students will work in teams to apply and plan an Emergency Management project and contribute to effective working relationships in the achievement of project goals.

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