Disaster Management for Information Professionals

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Module code


Can be taken as a stand-alone 10 credit module or as part of the 20 credit module Preservation and Disaster Management. The module will begin in Week 7 of the semester.

  • risk management and business continuity: designing a disaster plan
  • environmental control
  • identifying and understanding risks
  • Preparedness: appointing a disaster team
  • setting priorities
  • emergency operation plan
  • types of disaster
  • security
  • staff training and disaster simulation
  • Response and recovery: formulating systems for response and recovery

Number of credits

10 SCQF credits (5 ECTS credits) on Level 5, SHE M (SCQF 11)

This module runs in Week 7-15 of the Semester


Zoe Reid