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Leadership in Crises: Preparation and Performance, Short Course

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  • 5 days
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  • These are the kinds of extraordinary challenges that leaders like you face every day. Do you feel fully prepared to handle all of them? In our one-week executive education program, Leadership in Crises: Preparation and Performance, you'll learn how to successfully manage, survive and recover from the unexpected.
Essential Crisis Management Skills
  • In this program, you'll learn how to build the expertise you need to ensure a more successful crisis management process. You'll also learn how to effectively gather critical information, adapt to unique circumstances and prioritize effectively. Leadership in Crises also looks at how to build bridges across boundaries, presenting perspectives on planning, training and implementing, so that senior managers like you can have systems in place in advance of a critical event.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 5 days
  • Languages
    • English
    Schedule TOEFL® Schedule IELTS
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Leadership in Crises will provide you and a global cohort of your peers with a greater understanding of:
  • The dynamics of emergencies overall and what differentiates crisis situations from routine emergencies
  • The role leadership plays in crafting and executing appropriate responses and preparing organizations in advance of a crisis
  • The skills leaders need for working decisively in the highly concentrated time-frame of an emergency, while maintaining a focus on managing and motivating a team
  • The critical demands of large-scale crises that engage multiple response organizations from many jurisdictions and levels of government
  • The tensions that frequently arise between senior emergency management professionals and political leaders and how they can work together effectively


            English Language Requirements

            This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

            General Requirements

            Recommended applicants include:
            • Local, state and federal officials in departments including but not limited to public works, public health, emergency medicine, transportation, homeland security and education
            • Elected officials who oversee emergency preparedness or participate in crisis response
            • Senior leaders of first-response agencies
            • Foreign Service, State Department, and other federal officials who craft or carry out responses to international humanitarian and diplomatic crises
            • Active-duty military, Coast Guard, National Guard, or reserves who play roles in planning for or responding to disasters

                        Work Experience

                        Tuition Fee

                        • International

                          8800 USD/module
                          Tuition Fee
                          Based on the original amount of 8800 USD per module and a duration of 5 days.
                        • National

                          8800 USD/module
                          Tuition Fee
                          Based on the original amount of 8800 USD per module and a duration of 5 days.
                        We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                        Living costs for Cambridge

                        • 1814 - 3760 USD/month
                          Living Costs

                        The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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