Welcome to the Emergency planning course. This online course will help you to understand what emergency planning is and how emergency plans are implemented.  It will also look at how business continuity management helps to ensure that vital services are maintained during an emergency or incident. 

Please note, this module was designed for the private sector.  While there are lessons applicable to humanitarian emergencies, it is not intended to be used in an humanitarian setting.

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Is this course for me?
This module is suitable for managers at any level.

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How will I benefit from this course?
On completion of this course you will:
  • Understand what emergency plans should cover and the steps involved in creating one
  • Explore the five-step cycle of Business Continuity Management
  • Learn how to develop and implement a Business Continuity Plan.
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How long will it take?
 It should take you about 30 minutes to complete. 

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How much does it cost?
 This course is free.

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Will I get a certificate at the end?
 Yes! You will be able to download a certificate after you have completed all the modules and the feedback form.

The word START and a question mark in a circleHow do I start?
 Click on       Join        button on this page. This will take you through to the course modules. Don't worry, if you stop a module halfway through, you can always continue later from where you left off.