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					University of Massachusetts Boston – Global Post-Disaster Reconstruction and Management
Certificate

The Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters (CRSCAD) at the University of
Massachusetts Boston offers a professional development certificate in Global Post-Disaster
Reconstruction and Management.

This Certificate is an extension of the work done by CRSCAD that meets a strong need expressed by
governmental and non-governmental agencies and other organizations for a professional training
program that addresses what needs to be done AFTER emergency relief leaves a disaster scene. Offered
in conjunction with University College at UMass Boston, this online certificate strategically combines
multidisciplinary approaches with support and teaching from a variety of faculty within several UMass
colleges and departments. It can be completed on either a full-time or part-time basis.

Required Courses:
    PRFTRN 501: Reconstruction after the Cameras Have Gone: Principles and Best Practices
    PRFTRN 103: Climate Change, Global Food and Water Resources
    PROJMGT 002: Practical Project Management
    PRFTRN 104: Human Dignity, Human Rights, and Sustainable Post-Disaster Reconstruction

Electives:
    PRFTRN 105: Social Vulnerability Approach to Disasters
    PRFTRN 093: Performance Management in Government and Non-Profits

The University of Massachusetts Boston is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher
Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

For more information:

       Contact: Adenrele Awotona, Ph.D.
       Professor & Founding Director
       Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters (CRSCAD)
       McCormack Hall, 3rd floor, Room 612
       University of Massachusetts Boston
       100 Morrissey Boulevard
       Boston, MA 02125-3393
       Phone: (617) 287-7116
       Email: crscad@umb.edu

       Additional Information: http://uc.umb.edu/certificates/global-post-disaster/

       Update: 2/22/12


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