Foundations of Emergency Management
This course is part of the following part-time on campus and/or online program(s):
Legislation is an important aspect of emergency prevention, preparedness and response. Students learn about the various acts, legislations and regulations governing municipal, provincial and federal agencies. Concepts of emergency management and the models, systems, and processes required to effectively plan, mitigate, respond and recover from various disasters are explored. In addition, students learn to manage disasters involving multiple jurisdictions at national and international levels. Students gain a fundamental understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the emergency manager during tragedies, natural disasters, hazardous materials, incidents and terrorist events.