Jan 29, 2023  
2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog

Business Crisis and Continuity Management, Certificate

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An introduction to crisis management and organizational continuity from a public/private sector partnership perspective.  Course content and sequence are based on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) model of Comprehensive Emergency Management.  The topics include comprehensive emergency management, public and private roles and partnerships for emergency and crisis management, the risk management process, strategic crisis management, contingency planning, training and exercises, emergency response, business continuity and recovery, the role of the crisis management team, and crisis communication.

Learning Outcomes

The goal of the Certificate in Business Crisis and Continuity Management is expose the participant to the concept of public private partnership to ensure continued operations.  The participant will research government resources, develop crisis plans, and explore the role of exercise planning as a mitigation strategy for disaster planning.   

  • Classify the roles, functions of and interdependency between local, federal and international law enforcement and military agencies to counter and combat terrorism.
  • Differentiate between ethical and unethical attitudes and actions regarding the execution of Homeland Security practices.
  • Identify the characteristics, ideologies, motives and behaviors of various extremist and terrorist groups that foster and support terrorist, criminal activities.
  • Examine and interpret forensic evidence to reconstruct crime and terrorism.
  • Craft effective strategies to generate useful information for local, national and international law enforcement agencies.
  • Solve problems as an individual and in a coordinated team setting.
  • Write clear, concise and accurate reports to provide Write clear, concise and accurate reports to provide factual information, accurate data analysis, and sound recommendations.


Total Program Credits: 20

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