Emergency Management Cycle
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- 20 Feb 2023
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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Describe the basic principles that underpin the emergency management cycle.
- Identify how the emergency management cycle is applied in practice using authentic case studies.
- Study schedule to be announced prior to the commencement of the study term
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No additional requirements
This subject examines the application of general management principles to the particular context of emergency management where normal challenges are further complicated by system failures, inadequate information, complex multi-agency and whole of community approaches and a challenging political and social environment.
The subject will examine the management principles through the cycle of emergency management involving the prevention and mitigation phase, preparedness phase, response phase, and recovery phase. It will also explore specific management issues that are central to effective emergency management practice including the impact of socio-technical systems design and human factors.
This subject is an intermediate (level 2) emergency management subject focused on emergency management in disasters. This subject will present a range of examples upon which to reflect, in order to critically analyse the cycle of emergency management.
- Multiple Choice Questions (20%)
- Preparedness Exercise Proposal 1 (40%)
- Preparedness Exercise Proposal 2 (40%)
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