Natural disaster and emergency management course

In this course we will help you update your knowledge about risk assessment, we will analyze its possible impacts and generate new strategies for its management. We will update your knowledge and adapt it according to your skills for effective management of critical situations with a focus on risk assessment, infrastructure protection, impact analysis and tactics for the appropriate management of emergencies and disasters.

Course plan

  1. The modern all-hazards perspective
  2. Concepts and definitions
  3. Risks evaluation
  4. Impact Analysis
  5. Management strategies and measures
  6. Business continuity, governance and normal life
  7. Protection of critical infrastructure
  8. Lessons learned from the most recent emergencies and natural disasters

30 hours

Virtual mode

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Training methodology

  • Master talk
  • Scenario management
  • Identification and learning of lessons
  • discussions

Professional profile

Experience or interest in working in the hydrocarbon/energy/mining or related industry or in government and non-government organizations related to these fields.

Acquired skills

  • El participante aprenderá sobre las nuevas habilidades y conocimientos que debe poseer un técnico profesional para coordinar, gerenciar y resolver emergencias de todo tamaño.
  • Brindarle al participante una perspectiva integrada y adaptada a los nuevos desafíos de los peligros inducidos por el hombre, la naturaleza o por peligros generados por conflictos/seguridad.
  • Analizar y discutir los más recientes eventos mundiales, las lecciones identificadas y aprendidas y las nuevas herramientas de gestión y manejo.


  • Acquire basic knowledge for the review and adjustment of existing emergency management plans.
  • Prepare practically Emergency Management Plans.
  • Coordinate prevention actions.
    Preparedness, response and recovery to handle any emergency.


You will receive a Certificate of Completion signed by the Director of the Institute and the Instructor of the course. This certificate will recognize your organization for its effort and good sustainability practices, and also each of the participants for their professional advancement.

More than an expert

Professionals linked to companies in the extractive sector, agribusiness, government professionals in charge of risk and disaster management offices, professionals and technicians recently graduated from any career, as well as independent entrepreneurs.

Learn from experience

We have leading experts on the subject who are in the field of directed research and also have professional experience applied in each of their sectors. We provide shared experiences and professional opinions on managing emergencies and natural disasters.

Interactive learning

We transform the learning experience through interactive platforms like Brightspace to generate memorable encounters between educators and students, bringing learning to life in a dynamic way no matter where they are.

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