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Emergency preparedness and business continuity planning are crucial for successful business and organizations. This course provides an overview of the strategic planning and tactical responses taken by operational leaders in response to man-made or natural incidents in the workplace. Understanding the risks associated with your business or facility, will allow you to be a vital asset to mitigate, prepare, respond, and recover sooner to those applicable risks. Students will also learn how to identify environmental factors critical to their organization and how to develop programs that will keep their facility in compliance with laws and regulations.

Topics May Include:

  • Identifying continuity risks associated with a business
  • Defining basic emergency management and business continuity terms
  • Steps required when building a business continuity and disaster recovery plan
  • Emergency response plans for moderate to high-risk facilities
  • Processes in an incident command system
  • Effective and ineffective communication techniques

Course Number: BUSA-40679
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Facilities Management