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EDMG220 - Emergency Planning

Course Details

Course Code: EDMG220 Course ID: 2567 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

Effective emergency planning is the key to surviving natural and man-made disasters. Risk analysis and the formulation of a comprehensive plan, followed by a vigorous and continuing testing program, are essential elements to surviving an emergency. Topics covered include threat assessment, risk analysis, formulating the plan, staffing the emergency operations center (EOC), coordinating with supporting agencies, the importance of continuing liaison, managing an actual incident, and conducting an effective follow-up analysis. Various actual case studies are discussed.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 8 Week session
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After completing the course, the student should be able to:

CO-1 Summarize the basic emergency planning processes used in the U.S.

CO-2 Discuss the importance of disaster planning, preparation, and mitigation.

CO-3 Define the impact of hazard occurrence on community response.

CO-4 Define the parameters and effectiveness of an Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) and its components.

CO-5 Differentiate the multilevel agency responsibilities in disaster mitigation.

CO-6 Define the relationships between disaster planning, mitigation, and recovery.

CO-7 Evaluate the hazard assessment processes and the role of the emergency personnel in community disaster planning and recovery.

CO-8 Summarize federal, locate and state mandates pertaining to emergency planning.

NameGrade %
Forums 25.00 %
Introductory Forum 3.57 %
Week 2 Forum 3.57 %
Week 3 Forum 3.57 %
Week 4 Forum 3.57 %
Week 5 Forum 3.57 %
Week 6 Forum 3.57 %
Week 8 Forum 3.57 %
Written Assignments 25.00 %
Week 3 Written Assignment 25.00 %
Final Project 25.00 %
Final Project 25.00 %
Exams 25.00 %
Final Exam 12.50 %
Midterm Exam 12.50 %
  1. Perry, R.W., Prater, C.S., & Lindell, M.K. (2006). Fundamentals of Emergency Management. Retrieved from http://training.fema.gov/hiedu/aemrc/booksdownload/fem/
  2. FEMA. (2010). Developing and Maintaining Emergency Operations Plan (Comprehensive Preparedness Guide [CPG] 101).
  3. Additional supplemental readings will be utilized throughout the course.
Book Title:Various resources from the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.