Emergency Management Practice

This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts of emergency management with core elements common to all provinces and territories across Canada. A series of principles will be introduced with reference to current practice. This course provides an introduction to the legal basis for Emergency Management nationally, regionally, and locally. The course is designed for participants from all levels of government, emergency measures/management coordinators, and/or planners, emergency responders, volunteers, private sector representatives.

Course syllabus:

  1. Emergency Management as a concept

  2. Terminology

  3. Scope of emergencies and disasters

  4. Root causes