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PMGT5897: Disaster Project Management

2021 unit information

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.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Project Management

Code PMGT5897
Academic unit Project Management
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:

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.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Intensive July 2020
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Intensive July 2021
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Intensive July 2021
Block mode Remote

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