School of Distance Education

Emergency Management Certificate

With our Emergency Management Certificate, develop the knowledge and skills in emergency and disaster management that are required by both the private and the public sectors. Study disaster preparedness, co-ordination and management in a range of situations, from emergency events to catastrophes. Learn about hazards, risk assessment, terrorism, prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. Current research, best practices and case studies provide a foundation for learning.

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Completion Details

We would advise you 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)

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 Prevention, Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Recovery course explores these critical emergency management concepts as well as the principles behind them. Focus on the strategies, techniques and tools of mitigation. Explore barriers to mitigation and the implementation of mitigation programs. 

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.

Our Hazards and Risk Assessment course covers a range of hazards. Analyze their potential impact, and explore risk assessment methodologies. Focus on identifying hazards and quantifying risk.

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 9122 Prevention, Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Recovery course or an approved equivalent.

CONTACT INFORMATION

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

Our Terrorism course allows you to examine the ongoing challenges posed by the threat of domestic and international terrorism. Review the history of terrorism, and explore terrorists' motives and methods. Consider the implications of this new reality on emergency preparedness, management and response actions. 

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 9122 Prevention, Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Recovery 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 Incident Management: Systems, Operations and Leadership course teaches you 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)

COURSE DELIVERY METHOD: This is an online course. Make sure 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

 

 

Our Emergency Exercise Design I course allows you to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to develop, conduct, evaluate and follow up on basic activities and emergency exercises, including orientations, drills and tabletop and other simulations. Focus on documentation, the evaluation process and corrective action follow-up.

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)

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

Our Disaster Recovery: Behaviour and Mental Health course explores healthy human functioning during emergencies and disasters. Focus on the psychological impact of disaster, psychological first aid and risk and resiliency indicators. Examine the disaster ecology model, and practice applying it within simulated events. 

NOTE(S)

COURSE DELIVERY METHOD: 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