Courses & Units

Crisis Management HSP505

Hobart

Introduction

A crisis has a material impact on an organisation’s ability to deliver services to the community, reputation, shareholder value and potentially, the viability of the organisation. This requires input from the highest levels to strategically respond to and manage the potential and actual ramifications. Crisis Management requires practitioners to have a comprehensive understanding of core concepts and processes so they can enhance the organisations’ capability to manage a crisis and mitigate the impacts a crisis. This unit provides you with a thorough understanding of the theoretical concepts and practical applications of Crisis Management. You will gain an appreciation of the issues and elements that underlie the practice of Crisis Management and draw upon theoretical concepts, real life case studies and relevant standards. This unit will provide you with the skills and practical experience to translate theoretical concepts on Crisis Management into tangible outputs for industry. This unit provides you with an understanding and the requisite skills that will be interrelated with other units should you proceed further with your postgraduate studies in organisational resilience.

Summary

Unit name Crisis Management
Unit code HSP505
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Seafaring
Coordinator Doctor Steven Curnin
Teaching staff Associate Professor Benjamin Brooks
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • Comprehend theoretical approaches in crisis management.
  • Apply relevant theoretical perspectives and concepts to crisis management practice.
  • Produce written work on crisis management that is clearly communicated and meets scholarly and industry requirements.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
080307 $1,828.00 $1,432.00 not applicable $2,500.00
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

AssessmentDirect Observations of Clinical Encounters (DOCEs) (20%)|Essay (50%)|Essay (30%)
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Textbooks

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