York University Professional Certificate in Emergency Management - Stand Alone Certificate Programs by FEMA

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									York University – Professional Certificate Emergency Management

York University, School of Administrative Studies, offers a Professional Certificate in
Emergency Management. The certificate program is designed to address core skills and
knowledge, and the balance between research, theory and practice required in this vitally
important field. Through lectures, case studies and class discussions, students will
develop:

   o The background knowledge needed to place the theory and practice of emergency
     management within a larger social context.
   o Knowledge of the various hazards faced by communities, including natural,
     human and technological risks
   o An understanding of the emergency management cycle, including mitigation,
     prevention, preparedness, response and recovery.
   o The ability to read, interpret, prepare and implement emergency management
     plans, policies and procedures.
   o The ability to work as a member of a team while also providing effective
     leadership.

The certificate enables students to seek a career in Emergency Management, people who
will be working in an area involving Emergency Management issues and anyone
interested in knowing more about his increasingly-prominent area of public concern.

Professional Certificate in Emergency Management Curriculum (students must earn 45-
credits to complete the program):
Introduction to Administrative Studies                                3 credits
Introduction to Organizational Behavior                               3 credits
Human Resources Management                                            3 credits
Project Management                                                    3 credits
Fundamentals of Emergency Management                                  3 credits
Emergency Management: Hazard, Vulnerability and Risk Assessment       3 credits
Emergency Management: Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, Recovery 3 credits
Business Continuity                                                   3 credits
Emergency Management Communications                                   3 credits
Leadership and Interpersonal Skill                                    3 credits
Environment and Health: Social and Political Dimensions               3 credits
Environmental Disasters                                               3 credits
Natural, Technological and Human-Induced Disasters                    6 credits
Multilevel Governance (in development)                                3 credits

The program may be taken as a stand-alone certificate, or in conjunction with a
Bachelor’s degree.

For more information:

       Contact: Professor David Etkin
Atkinson Faculty, York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
CANADA
Ph: (416) 736-5220
Fax:
Email: eminfo@yorku.ca

Additional Information: www.atkinson.yorku.ca/SAS/emc.html

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Update: 10/27/05

								
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