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Unit of study_

PMGT5897: Disaster Project Management

This unit identifies the causes of some well-known disasters (natural, man-made and projects) and reveals what can be learned by being able to think critically and analyse the issues. The aim of this unit is to outline traditional and contemporary theories in emergency response planning; to provide an overall scope of comprehensive emergency planning and the major elements that must be addressed in an Emergency Response Plan. Student outcomes from this unit include: Developing and implementing an Emergency Response Plan; Specific recommendations for the health and safety of emergency response personnel and provides concise information on learning objectives and a review of important concepts.

Code PMGT5897
Academic unit Civil Engineering
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. prepare an emergency management plan
  • LO2. prepare recommendations for the improvement of contemporary emergency management issues
  • LO3. undertake a critical analysis of contemporary emergency management issues
  • LO4. formulate and justify recommendations for improvement
  • LO5. present complex ideas, analyses, and recommendations using appropriate communication tools
  • LO6. demonstrate an understanding of emergency management planning, in both theory and practice.

Unit outlines

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