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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
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
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 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 4.17 %
Week 2 Forum 4.17 %
Week 3 Forum 4.17 %
Week 4 Forum 4.17 %
Week 5 Forum 4.17 %
Week 8 Forum 4.17 %
Written Assignments 50.00 %
W6 EOP Assignment 16.67 %
W7 ESF Assignment 16.67 %
W8 Incident Specific Annex 16.67 %
Exams 25.00 %
Midterm Exam 12.50 %
Final Exam 12.50 %
Unassigned 0.00 %
Midterm Exam 0.00 %
Final Exam 0.00 %
  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.