Upon completion of this course, students will be able to describe the Communication Planning Process; undertake a situational, audience and channel analyses; develop communication objectives for specific audiences in a given scenario/ disaster/ emergency; formulate appropriate messages for specific audiences; and conceptualize appropriate Risk Communication Material.
The learning outcomes for the module are as follows:
- The nature of different kinds of extreme events and the disruptions they can cause for communities affected by them.
- How to approach the planning process & explore the ways extreme events can be felt differently by different members within our communities.
- Important considerations in crafting messages about risks.
- Crisis Risk Communication
18 -19 hours with the ability to start/stop/return at any time.
This course is for:
- first responders,
- active service military,
- emergency managers and
Take this course to understand the theory behind their practice and increase their professional capacity when responding to a major emergency. This course is also aimed at personnel who form part of the Emergency Response organization.