University of Applied Research & Development (UARD)
This course focuses on the roles & responsibilities of the Crisis Leader in identifying different types of crisis situation and their particular key factors. Students will be familiarized with the duties & responsibilities of the CMT members, the emergency command & control (ECC) facilities, information management, the importance of preplanning & maintaining a state of readiness, and Establishing & maintaining communications with internal and external agencies.
The learning outcomes for the module are as follows:
- The distinctive challenges of dealing with very large (“landscape-scale”) disasters;
- The stresses that crisis situations place on individual and group decision making;
- The problems of communication that arise within the group of initial responders, among other organizations mobilized by the crisis, and between officials and the public-at-large
- The Evolution of Leadership Research From Vertical to Horizontal Theories
- Leadership Development Training Models and Theories
- Crisis Team Dynamics of Growth
- Effective Decision Making
22 – 34 hours with the ability to start/stop/return at any time.
This course is for:
- first responders,
- active service military,
- emergency managers and
Take this course to understand the theory behind their practice and increase their professional capacity when responding to a major emergency. This course is also aimed at personnel who form part of the Emergency Response organization.