Participants develop emergency exercise programs for their agencies or jurisdiction. Understanding the fundamentals of exercise design prepares Participants to design and conduct a small functional exercise for their organization. Such exercises test emergency plans to the fullest and identify potential plan flaws or shortfalls, while providing suggested corrective actions. The Exercise Evaluation portion provides knowledge and skills to manage exercise evaluation activities before, during and after and emergency management exercise. Focus is on the exercises based upon the Participants' local emergency disaster plans.
Pre-requisites: EMC5170, EMC5172
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 design and conduct of small functional exercise for their organization..
Emergency Exercise design is planned for senior-level executives and experienced leaders who are responsible for designing and conduct of emergency exercise for their organization. Participants hail from a variety of organizations—both young and established organization that are medium or large in size—and may come to the program to develop solutions to scaling challenges of emergency exercise design.
The program is open to senior executives from a variety of functional backgrounds, including research and development, operations, human resources, finance, and marketing. These leaders, tasked with managing contingency plans, may include:
- Chief executive officers
- General managers
- Chief business development officers
- Chief financial officers
- Heads of research and development
- Heads of departments and Units
- Managers of mergers and acquisitions
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.
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 potential.
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 is essential.
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 exercises