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Institute for Rural Emergency Management

Humphreys Building 201D
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4971





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Business Continuity Area

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify and prioritize critical business functions and processes, their priorities, and interdependencies;
  2. Assess organizational risk including threat, vulnerabilities and consequences;
  3. Analyze impacts to critical business functions and processes resulting from disruptions and disaster scenarios and identify techniques that can be effectively deployed to quantify and qualify such impacts;
  4. Design, develop, implement and exercise business continuity plans;
  5. Identify the three phases of a crisis and describe strategies for reducing the impact.
  6. Gain a broad strategic perspective of the Critical Infrastructure Protection efforts of the United States and the Department of Homeland Security.
  7. Explore quantitative metrics derived from economic interchange and business relationships.

 

Business Continuity Area, B.S. Degree

Semester Hours

Major Requirements 36
CDM 3000 Crisis & Disaster Management  3
CDM 3400 Community Mitigation and Recovery 3
CDM 4200 Disaster Management Technology 3
CDM 4400 Research Issues in Crisis and Disaster Mgmt 3
CDM 4800 Integrated Emergency Management 3
CDM 4900 Technology Application Studies 3
CDM 4910 Field Exercise Projects 3
CDM 4990 Practicum in Crisis & Disaster Mgmt 3-6
CDM 4715 Business Continuity Planning 3
CDM 4735 Critical Infrastructure 3
CDM 4745 Crisis Management 3
Departmentally approved technical electives 3
General Education Requirements 48
Free Electives 36
Minimum Total 120

 

BUSINESS CONTINUITY CERTIFICATE - 12 Semester Hours Total

CDM

3000

Intro to Crisis & Disaster Management

3

CDM

4715

Business Continuity Planning

3

CDM

4735

Critical Infrastructure

3

CDM

4745

Crisis Management

3