Course Spotlight: Introduction to Emergency Management in the U.S.

Posted on May 15, 2019 10:49 AM


Emergency managers are in high demand. Climate change has increased the rate of forest fires, hurricanes, flooding, tornadoes, and other natural disasters. Domestic and international terrorism are growing threats. The public, private, and nonprofit sectors are facing escalating pressures from the public and the government to prevent emergencies. These agencies are increasingly developing and investing in emergency management programs to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.


Skye Learning is excited to spotlight a new course in emergency management: Introduction to Emergency Management in the U.S.Throughout this course, you’ll learn how to be an effective emergency manager by investigating:

  • the laws, authorities, acts, and orders that shape emergency management
  • the Whole Community approach to the four phases of emergency management
  • the various types of emergency management plans, such as the mitigation plan and the emergency operations plan
  • the process for declaring an emergency or major disaster and the steps for acquiring assistance

…and much more! Introduction to Emergency Management in the U.S. is the perfect introductory course for individuals who are curious about a highly-demanding, rewarding field in public safety.


Emergency management concepts, from continuity of operations to volunteer program management to mitigation planning, apply across many industries and levels of government. Emergency managers are firefighters, EMS workers, public works employees, volunteer program coordinators, local and state politicians, FEMA employees, emergency management directors, and more.

Learn more about emergency management to advance your knowledge or kick start a new career today!

Skye Learning Introduction to Emergency Management Course

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Topics: Online Courses, Emergency Management

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