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.
PRESCRIBED TEXT - THE POLITICS OF CRISIS MANAGEMENT
-ROUTLEDGE HANDBOOK OF HAZARDS AND DISASTER RISK REDUCTION
-MANAGING CRISES: RESPONSES TO LARGE-SCALE EMERGENCIES-HOW TO WRITE AN EMERGENCY PLAN-CRISIS LEADERSHIP: HOW TO LEAD IN TIMES OF CRISIS, THREAT, AND UNCERTAINTY