|Program Title||Integrated Emergency Management|
|Exit Award(s)||Associate Degree / Diploma|
Bachelor of Science
|Academic Unit offering the program||Faculty of Resilience|
|Program Chair||Dr. Matthew Ellis|
|Duration||2 – year Associate Degree / Diploma|
3 – year Higher Diploma
4 – year Bachelor of Science
|No. of Credits||60 credits – Associate Degree / Diploma|
90 credits – Higher Diploma
120 credits – Bachelor of Science
|Delivery Site(s)||Rabdan Academy|
|Mode(s) of Delivery||Face-to-Face (maximum of up to 25% online courses)|
|Mode(s) of Study||Full-Time / Part-Time|
The program prepares graduates as leaders who are able to manage a multidisciplinary team in the application of standard, ethical, practices, procedures, and technologies to identify threats, assess risk, and implement organisational, interagency, integrated emergency management solutions to enhance resilience of the nation.
The Integrated Emergency Management program builds national resilience capacities through courses on standard practices, procedures and technologies to collect information, conduct risk assessment, and develop effective plans for emergency management, response, leadership, relief, and recovery. Through a combination of lectures, discussion, simulation exercises, and applied real-world scenarios, students learn team organisation, professional ethics, interagency operations, and resilience through the core principles of contemporary relevance, integration, cooperation, multi-agency coordination, and interoperability. Graduates are leaders who contribute to the safety, security, defence, emergency preparedness, and crisis management (SSDEC) for resilience of the nation.
- Have relevant technological skills, knowledge, and abilities for employment as a manager in the SSDEC sector.
- Work, lead, and communicate effectively in a team to achieve common goals.
- Apply standards, ethical practices, procedures, and technologies to collect information, conduct risk assessment, and develop effective programs.
- Implement organisational, interagency solutions to strengthen the SSDEC community and build national resilience capacities.
- Expand knowledge and capabilities through continuing education, certification, and other lifelong learning opportunities.
- Fulfil civic duties and responsibilities through local, national, or global service.
- Develop knowledge of principles, theory and frameworks applicable to solving problems related to organizational integrated emergency management.
- Apply research methodologies and techniques to identify the broader role that organisational integrated emergency management plays in the resilience of the nation and society as a whole.
- Analyse the organisational, legal, social and ethical problems relevant to organisational integrated emergency management and formulate resilience-based solutions.
- Communicate effectively through written and oral methods comprehensive risk management practices as the basis for developing integrated emergency management
- Work independently in a collaborative setting to generate innovative solutions for complex crisis situations within integrated emergency management
- Take responsibility for self-improvement to foster a life-long learning culture.
- Apply integrated emergency management knowledge, skills and abilities including the ability to synthesize different or conflicting ideas to formulate effective data driven outcomes.
|IEM100||Introduction to IEM|
|IEM101||Introduction to Risk Management|
|IEM103||Emotional Intelligence & Personal Resilience|
|ISL100||Islamic Studies (Gen Ed – HFA)|
|EMS100||Emirates Studies (Gen Ed – HFA)|
|IEM201||Introduction to Crisis Leadership/SSDEC Planning|
|IEM202||Creating Emergency Management Plans|
|IEM203||Introduction to Emergency Response|
|SEC320||Resilience Program Validation|
|SEC307||Working with the Media in Emergencies|
|IEM100||Introduction to IEM||3|
|SEC100||Introduction to Academic Studies (Gen Ed – SBS)||3|
|MTH101||General Education Mathematics (Gen Ed – NSM)||3|
|ENG210||English 2 (Gen Ed)||3|
|IEM103||Emotional Intelligence & Personal Resilience||3|
|IEM101||Introduction to Risk Management||3|
|ISL100||Islamic Studies (Gen Ed – HFA)||3|
|BCM100||Introduction to BCM||3|
|EMS100||Emirates Studies (Gen Ed – HFA)||3|
|HUM100||Ethical Studies (Gen Ed – HFA)||3|
|IEM201||Introduction to Crisis Leadership/SSDEC Planning||3||IEM100|
|IEM205||Introduction to GIS||3|
|IEM202||Creating Emergency Management Plans||3||IEM100|
|IEM203||Introduction to Emergency Response||3||IEM100|
|ARA100||Arabic Studies (Gen Ed – HFA)||3|
|ENG310||English 3 (Gen Ed)||3||ENG210|
|SEC290||Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Gen Ed – SBS)||3|
|IEM301||Disaster Relief and Recovery||3||IEM203|
|MGT100||Management Fundamentals (Gen Ed – SBS )||3|
|SCI100||Environment, Health and Safety (Gen Ed)||3|
|IEM204||Tactical Emergency Management||3|
|SEC320||Resilience Program Validation||3||IEM202/ BCM202|
|SEC307||Working with the Media in Emergencies||3|
|IEM401||Strategic Integrated Emergency Management||3|
|SEC303||Introduction to Research Methods||3||60 cr|
|SEC210||Systems and Technologies (Gen Ed)||3|
|IEM402||Emergency Operation Centre Management||3||IEM204/ IEM201|
|IEM403||Comparatives Approaches to IEM||3||IEM401|
|SEC490||Project in SSDEC Management||3||81 credits|