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Decision Making in Emergency Management HSP218

Introduction

This unit examines the process of decision making in emergency management. You will analyse the elements that contribute to decision making in dynamic, complex and uncertain environments as experienced in emergency management.
The unit will address the processes, structures and approaches of decision making, including the concepts of situational awareness and common operating picture in the context of emergency management.
This unit is an intermediate (level 2) emergency management unit where you will be presented with a range of examples which you can reflect upon, in order to analyse the decision making process in emergency management.

Summary

Unit name Decision Making in Emergency Management
Unit code HSP218
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Policing and Emergency Management
Coordinator Mr Cameron Atkinson
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania

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Learning Outcomes

  • Examine the principles that underpin the decision making process in emergency management.
  • Analyse the decision making process in emergency management practice.
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Teaching

AssessmentOnline quiz on the underlying principles of decision-making in emergency management (20%)|Written case study on situational awareness in the context of decision-making in emergency management (50%)|Written case study on the decision- making process in emergency management (30%)
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Textbooks

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