Leadership in Disaster Management

Unit Code: PUQ454

Contact hours: 12–15 hours per week

Unit Description

Leadership is essential to the effective coordination of resources in emergency and disaster scenarios. You will examine the underlying drivers of risk – including increasing global interdependencies and uneven economic development – and have the opportunity to practice environmental scanning, stakeholder mapping, crisis communication planning and decision-making. All within a rapidly-changing environment. You will also learn how to prepare and deliver a media briefing using effective communication strategies and protocol.

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