Legislation is an important aspect of
emergency prevention, preparedness and response. Participants learn
about the various acts, legislations and regulations governing local,
state and federal agencies. Concepts of emergency management and the
models, systems, and processes required to effectively plan, mitigate,
respond and recover from various disasters are explored.
In addition, Participants learn to manage
disasters involving multiple jurisdictions at national and international
levels. Participants gain a fundamental understanding of the roles and
responsibilities of the emergency manager during tragedies, natural
disasters, hazardous materials, incidents and terrorist events.
This program examines the socially
constructed relationship between hazards and disasters. Introduces the
key stakeholders involved with emergency management, and explores the
historic and contemporary principles, policies, and legal frameworks
guiding the field of practice. Analyzes different paradigms for
conceptualizing the practice of disaster and emergency management in
Nigerian and international contexts
Applicants are required to provide proof
of successful completion of a university degree or two-year College
Diploma (minimum) or equivalent in a related discipline, OR related work
experience in emergency management.
Applicants who have not completed a
university degree or college diploma may be considered based upon
relevant emergency management work experience and/or post-secondary
credits achieved. These applicants will be assessed individually.
Who Is Right for the Program?
Program participants represent a spectrum
of businesses and sectors, geographic regions and nationalities, and
areas of expertise. The unifying theme is a broad base of employees and
recognition of their critical role in emergency management.
Typical attendee might include:
Officers and staff of state and national emergency management agencies
Officers and staff of organization, state and national fire service
Officers and staff of paramilitary agencies, Non- governmental organization involve in emergency operations
Officers and staff of Police and Armed forces involve in emergency operations.
Officers and staff of Organizations,
Ministries, Departments, Agencies including those with audit or risk
Individual participants are welcome; management teams are encouraged to attend
Because a diverse participant mix is an
important part of every CPSPD Emergency Management program, we look for
candidates who reflect a broad range of industries, functions,
countries, and backgrounds to enrich the learning experience.
Fees, Payments, and Cancellations
The $800 program fee covers tuition, books, case materials, accommodations, and most meals. There is no application fee.
No payment is necessary until you have
been accepted into CPSPD Emergency Management program. After admission
notification, we will send you an invoice via email; payment is due
within 30 days of the invoice date. If admission is within 30 days prior
to the start of the program, payment is due upon receipt of the
invoice. Payment is required prior to the program start date. We accept
payment by company cheque, bank wire transfer, or credit card (Visa,
MasterCard). Details are included on the program invoice.
If you need to cancel or defer
participation, you must submit your request in writing more than 30 days
before the start of the program to receive a full refund. Due to
program demand and the volume of preprogram preparation, cancellations
or deferrals received 14 to 30 days prior to the start of the program
are subject to a fee of one-half of the program fee. Requests received
within 14 days are subject to full payment.
Although there are no formal educational
requirements, admission is a selective process based on professional
achievement and organizational responsibility. We look for professionals
who have demonstrated emergency management talent and leadership
CPSPD Emergency Management programs enrich
both participants and their organizations, and require full commitment
from each party.
We deliberately design our programs to
encourage individual growth and to foster productive interaction among
participants. For that reason, proficiency in written and spoken English
CPSPD must receive your application and
any other required documents in order to prepare the application for
review by the Admissions Committee.
The program will be delivered using the following methodologies:
Lectures, discussions, syndicate work, Videos, case studies and
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