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Operational Crisis Management

Online Undergraduate NanoCert® in Operational Crisis Management

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About This Program

This concentrated program offers a foundation in risk analysis and crisis management. The program focuses on difficult issues crisis managers face to protect the organization, its stakeholders, and assets from man-made and natural disasters. Typical issues focus on how to analyze risk and potential crises that affect the success of the organization.

The courses in this NanoCert are designed to bring you closer to completion of the following degree: the Bachelor of Business Administration, Operational Crisis Management concentration.

What You Will Do

  • Plan for various man-made and natural disasters and emergencies
  • Develop strategies to anticipate and remediate the effects of disastrous events and workplace emergencies
  • Identify various scenarios and ethical issues that can emerge from different types of disasters
  • Identify strategies to return the organization back to normal as quickly as possible
  • Demonstrate an understanding of effective communication in an emergency

Program at a Glance

Number of Credits
9
Cost Per Credit
$285 | $250*
Courses Start Monthly
Online

Program Requirements Printable Catalog Version

Must take all courses for this section.

Course ID: 5198

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BUSN340 students focus on the fundamental practices related to identifying, preventing, and controlling crisis situations. Students are exposed to the various stages of a crisis and the need to develop a crisis management contingency plan. The students analyze the strategies, resources needed, and the roles and responsibilities of the crisis management team.
Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
03/29/22 - 09/02/22 09/05/22 - 10/30/22 Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
06/28/22 - 12/02/22 12/05/22 - 01/29/23 Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Course ID: 5201

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BUSN343 students learn about the fundamentals of preparing for various emergency situations in the workplace. The course introduces students to the situations that threaten workers, customers, or the public and can disrupt or shutter operations, resulting in lost revenue and expenses. The student will learn about the tools to create a plan that addresses the potential impact of various emergencies.
Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
05/21/22 - 11/04/22 11/07/22 - 01/01/23 Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Course ID: 5202

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The COVID-19 virus demonstrated how businesses can be affected by a crisis, whether it is local, regional, national, or global. When a crisis hits, companies may need to transition quickly to a remote environment. Functions that may need to convert to remote work include IT, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, among others. This special topics course will expose the student to planning, transitioning, and functioning in a remote environment.

Courses Start Monthly

Next Courses Start Sep 5
Register by Sep 2

Admission Requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e., GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application. View steps to apply.

Materials Cost

Technology fee: $65 per course | $0 for active-duty military, National Guard members, and Reservists.

Need Help?

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Consumer Information

*Cost Per Credit Hour

To minimize out-of-pocket costs, U.S. active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists receive a tuition grant that caps undergraduate, master's degree, and graduate certificate tuition at $250/credit hour. In addition, a university book grant provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduates and military-tuition-grant-eligible master’s-level students.
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