Operational Crisis Management

Online Undergraduate NanoCert® in Operational Crisis Management

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About This Program

This concentrated program offers a foundation in risk analysis and crisis management. The program focuses on difficult issues crisis managers face to protect the organization, its stakeholders, and assets from man-made and natural disasters. Typical issues focus on how to analyze risk and potential crises that affect the success of the organization.

The courses in this NanoCert are designed to bring you closer to completion of the following degree: the Bachelor of Business Administration, Operational Crisis Management concentration.

What You Will Do

  • Plan for various man-made and natural disasters and emergencies
  • Develop strategies to anticipate and remediate the effects of disastrous events and workplace emergencies
  • Identify various scenarios and ethical issues that can emerge from different types of disasters
  • Identify strategies to return the organization back to normal as quickly as possible
  • Demonstrate an understanding of effective communication in an emergency

Program at a Glance

Number of Credits
Cost Per Credit
$350 | $250
Courses Start Monthly
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Program Requirements Printable Catalog Version

Must take all courses for this section.

Course ID: 5198

BUSN340 students focus on the fundamental practices related to identifying, preventing, and controlling crisis situations. Students are exposed to the various stages of a crisis and the need to develop a crisis management contingency plan. The students analyze the strategies, resources needed, and the roles and responsibilities of the crisis management team.
Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
06/26/23 - 12/01/23 12/04/23 - 01/28/24 Fall 2023 Session D 8 Week session
09/25/23 - 03/01/24 03/04/24 - 04/28/24 Winter 2024 Session D 8 Week session

Course ID: 5201

BUSN343 students learn about the fundamentals of preparing for various emergency situations in the workplace. The course introduces students to the situations that threaten workers, customers, or the public and can disrupt or shutter operations, resulting in lost revenue and expenses. The student will learn about the tools to create a plan that addresses the potential impact of various emergencies.
Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
05/29/23 - 11/03/23 11/06/23 - 12/31/23 Fall 2023 Session I 8 Week session
08/28/23 - 02/02/24 02/05/24 - 03/31/24 Winter 2024 Session I 8 Week session

Course ID: 5202

The COVID-19 virus demonstrated how businesses can be affected by a crisis, whether it is local, regional, national, or global. When a crisis hits, companies may need to transition quickly to a remote environment. Functions that may need to convert to remote work include IT, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, among others. This special topics course will expose the student to planning, transitioning, and functioning in a remote environment.

Courses Start Monthly

Next Courses Start Dec 4
Register by Dec 1

Admission Requirements

  • All AMU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e., GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the AMU admission application for this program. View steps to apply.

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1The University reserves the right to accept or deny credits according to policies outlined on our University website. Please see the University’s transfer credit policy webpage for complete information. 

2Alumni Graduated with No APUS-incurred Student Loan Debt As of December 31, 2021

Includes alumni who graduated with an associate, bachelor's, or master's degree from APUS. Student loan debt is defined as student loans and private education loans used for tuition, fees, living expenses, and book costs associated with courses taken at APUS. Many APUS students receive military tuition assistance and veterans education benefits, which are not student loan debt.

*Cost Per Credit Hour

AMU's Preferred Military Rate is $250 per credit hour for all undergraduate and master's-level courses. This rate is available to all U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military families, including parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents.
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