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Principles of Emergency Management: Professional Development Training Certification


Start Date: August 21st, 2017

End Date: August 22nd, 2017

Location: Singapore

Price: S$ 2,750.00

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  • The International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) created the Certified Emergency Manager (CEM®) / Associate Emergency Manager (AEM®) program for emergency managers to raise and maintain professional standards; it is a program to certify achievements within the profession.

    This prep course will focus on the fundamentals of emergency management and prepare individuals to walk the roadmap of prevention, planning, mitigation and a successful recovery. Learners will understand the response concepts and what it takes for an emergency manager to ensure preparation using exercises. All learners will sit for an exam at the end of the course.

    BCP Asia, together with IAEM, is proud to bring the first of this certification course to Singapore for local and regional emergency managers to easily prepare and sit for the exam in order to attain their CEM®/AEM® credentials!

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  • At the end of this course, you will be able to :

    • be prepared to take the IAEM PDTC exam
    • be equipped with the knowledge and understanding required for Emergency Managers
  • Module 1: Fundamentals of Emergency Management

    • Discuss the significance of planning, training, and exercising in emergency management
    • Recognize the roles of partners in emergency management in their community and cultural setting

    Module 2: Prevention, Protection & Mitigation

    • Demonstrate an understanding of the difference between prevention, protection & mitigation
    • Recognize that the process of planning is as important as the plan itself

    Module 3: Emergency Planning

    • Recognize steps and resources necessary for developing a comprehensive emergency operations plan
    • Recognize that the process of planning is as important as the plan itself

    Module 4: Recovery

    • Identify the challenges of transitioning from response to recovery
    • Discuss basic ideas about how to help a community achieve a full recovery from a small to medium disaster
    • Recognize the recovery begins early in the process

    Module 5: Emergency Management Exercise

    • Understand the value and role of emergency management exercises and where they fit in the preparedness cycle
    • Understand the types of exercise; seminar, workshop, tabletop exercise, games, drills, functional exercises, and full-scale exercises
    • Discuss the significance of after action reports

    Module 6: Introduction to Response Concepts

    • Recognize the characteristics of a disaster response versus a “normal” response
    • Discuss the need and value of a coordinated multi-level, multi-organizational response mechanism

    Module 7: Levels, Responsibilities & Organizational Principles

    • Review the principles of incident command system and incident management system
    • Discuss unified command, mutual aid, and emergency operations center concepts
    • Explain how the fundamental concepts and principles of risk management apply at home, in the workplace, and in the community

    Module 8: Exercise Preparation and Conduct

    • Recognize the importance in developing an exercise design team
    • Identify the types of exercises required
    • Discuss basic concepts and planning steps so that they may apply planning discipline and skills to challenges in their jobs
  • Fire Safety Managers, Facility Managers, Emergency Management Professionals and learners keen in Emergency Management profession are welcome to participate. Disaster Response professionals are also encouraged to participate.

  • Ellis Stanley, Chairman, Global Board of Directors, IAEM

    With over 40 years of experience in Emergency Management, he is currently serving on the Board of Directors of Greater Los Angeles Red Cross Chapter and chars the Response Committee. He also serves as an adjunct professor at American University teaching Senior Crisis Management and at Harvard University teaching Meta-Leadership.

    Janet Benini, Senior Advisor for International Preparedness Programs

    The Senior Advisor for International Preparedness Programs, she has led bilateral partnership with the Ministry of Transport of the People’s Republic of China to improve safety and disaster assistance and also leads the Training Team to develop and conduct annual seminar and exercise for NATO transport experts and the military.



    Passing the IAEM PDTC Examination is the first step to attain the CEM®/AEM® status. The examination comprises of 100 multiple-choice questions. Upon successfully taking and passing the examination, proceed to complete your applications for the CEM®/AEM® program on

  • Course Fees*:

    Early Bird,
    Register 4 weeks before the course date

     S$ 2,500 / US$ 1,800
    Normal Fee  S$ 2,750 / US$ 2,000 

    *inclusive of tea breaks and lunch

  • Register for this course together with the Asia Risk & Resilience Conference (ARRC) 2017 & enjoy 50% discount on the conference fees!

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