This non-credit certificate program offers topics in the theory and practice of disaster preparedness, mitigation and post-disaster reconstruction. It also presents a unique opportunity for participants of various accreditations to develop not only an expertise in a variety of components of post-disaster recovery and reconstruction, but also the broader skills associated with project and performance management that can be utilized in a wide array of faculties. The aim is to develop a national and international capacity to address the horrendous consequences of the various forms of disaster which millions of people face every year, everywhere.
This program consists of four required and two elective courses. You must successfully complete five courses to receive the certificate. Upon successful completion of each course, you will receive the CEUs (Continuing Education Units) indicated for a total of 17.5 or 16 CEUs, depending on which courses you select.
The following four courses are required:
PRFTRN102 Reconstruction after the cameras have gone: Principles and best practices
PRFTRN103 Climate change, global food and water resources
PROJMGT002 Practical project management
Social vulnerability approach to disasters (to be offered in Fall 2011)
You may choose one of the following electives:
PRFTRN104 Human dignity, human rights and sustainable post-disaster reconstruction
PRFTRN093 Performance management in government and non-profits
Registration is available online, in-person, by fax, or by mail visit the website for more details.
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25 Mar 2011
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