DEM513 Leadership in Emergency and Disaster Management

This unit addresses the core competencies and evidence base required to manage Emergency and Disaster Management programs. It will give students an understanding of the management principles and tools necessary to design and implement these programs. Students will also gain an overview of compliance frameworks for Australia, New Zealand and the wider Asia-Pacific region. International agreements and cooperation will also be covered in this unit, with a focus on regional agreements and case studies.

Unit Information

Semester 2, 2017

RECOMMENDED TEXT - ROUTLEDGE HANDBOOK OF HAZARDS AND DISASTER RISK REDUCTION
RECOMMENDED TEXT - THE POLITICS OF CRISIS MANAGEMENT
RECOMMENDED TEXT - MANAGING CRISES: RESPONSES TO LARGE SCALE EMERGENCIES