School of Distance Education

Advanced Risk Communication Certificate

Our Advanced Risk Communication Certificate explores crisis communication and its psychology. Focus on the requirements for sustainable interoperability and resilience as they relate to crisis and risk communication during a disaster. Apply advanced crisis communication strategies in a state-of-the-art emergency operations centre (EOC) using simulated disaster environments.

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Completion Details

We would advise you to complete the compulsory courses in the order shown below. However, the order in which you complete the course requirements is only restricted by course prerequisites.

Courses

Our Emergency Management - Concepts and Principles course introduces emergency management as an integrated system. Review the history, evolution and significance of emergency management in a new world reality. Examine how community resources and capabilities at all levels can be networked in the management of local, national and international emergencies.

NOTE(S)

COURSE DELIVERY METHOD: This is an online course. Make sure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for online courses.

PREREQUISITE(S)

If you are taking this course as part of the Academic Pathway for Internationally Educated Nurses  Graduate Certificate, you must be taking or must have completed the following two courses:org.

CONTACT INFORMATION

416-415-5000, ext. 6661
cdempsey@georgebrown.ca

 

 

 

Through our Incident Management - Systems, Operations and Leadership course, learn the common terminology, principles and features of an incident management system (IMS) (also known as an incident command system). Analyze the leadership and crisis communication skills exhibited within an event. Learn how to organize an IMS, establish/transfer command and terminate an incident.

NOTE(S)

This is an online course. Please ensure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for online courses.

PREREQUISITE(S)

You must have completed our EMRG 9125 Emergency Management - Concepts and Principles course or an approved equivalent.

CONTACT INFORMATION

416-415-5000, ext. 6661
cdempsey@georgebrown.ca

Through our Crisis Communication and Information Management course, learn how to develop an emergency communication plan and how to establish systems and processes that enable seamless vertical and horizontal communication. Examine the effects that information management processes, procedures and systems have on crisis decision making. 

NOTE(S)

This is an online course. Please ensure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for online courses.

CONTACT INFORMATION

416-415-5000, ext. 6661
cdempsey@georgebrown.ca

Our Advanced Risk Communication course focuses on the complex risk communication strategies and processes used at each stage of a crisis. Learn to develop press releases and communication briefs, explore the psychological and ethical issues in risk communication, develop risk communication plans and practice risk communication.

NOTE(S)

This is an online course. Please ensure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for online courses.

PREREQUISITE(S)

You must have completed our EMRG 9054 Crisis Communication and Information Management course or an approved equivalent.

CONTACT INFORMATION

416-415-5000, ext. 6661
cdempsey@georgebrown.ca