This unit examines the application of general management principles to the particular context of emergency management where normal challenges are further complicated by system failures, inadequate information, complex multi-agency and whole of community approaches and a challenging political and social environment.
The unit will examine the management principles through the cycle of emergency management involving the prevention and mitigation phase, preparedness phase, response phase, and recovery phase. It will also explore specific management issues that are central to effective emergency management practice including the impact of socio-technical systems design and human factors.
This unit is an intermediate (level 2) emergency management unit focused on emergency management in disasters. This unit will present a range of examples upon which to reflect, in order to critically analyse the cycle of emergency management.
|Unit name||Emergency Management Cycle|
|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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- International students
- Domestic students
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- Describe the basic principles that underpin the emergency management cycle.
- Identify how the emergency management cycle is applied in practice using authentic case studies.
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|Assessment||Online multiple-choice quiz. (20%)|Preparedness exercise proposal (40%)|Preparedness exercise proposal. (40%)|
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