Organizational Disaster Management Workshop

Course Overview
Target Audience
Course Objectives

This module pits your team against a foreseesable disaster based on your organizational infrastructure and industry with minimal training. For those with well developed disaster preparedness, this workshop affords your team the opportunity to drill your plans and learn from their mistakes. For teams with less developed disaster preparedness, this workshop introduces some key concepts and puts the team on their toes, critically thinking their way through the disaster scenario.

Faculty: Disaster Management
Course Name: Organizational Disaster Management Workshop
Course Code:  ODMW
4 Hours
Mode: Face-to-face
Level: Professional

Prerequisites: Participants must be at least 18 years of age to attend.

Packaging: This course is delivered over four (4) hours on one day.

Instructional Strategies:
Various depending on circumstances.

Effort Breakdown: 1 lecture hours, 3 practical hours.

Certification: Participants receive a certificate of participation.

  1. Introduction
    • Overview of tabletop exercises.
    • Explanation of objectives and expectations.
  2. Pre-Exercise Preparation
    • Overview of disaster management principles.
    • Assignment of roles and responsibilities.
    • Briefing on the scenario and exercise format.
  3. Simulation Exercise
    • Presentation of the scenario.
    • Role-playing of various stakeholders.
    • Decision-making and actions based on the scenario.
  4. Debriefing
    • Discussion of the exercise outcomes.
    • Evaluation of individual and team performance.
    • Identification of strengths and areas for improvement.
  5. Lessons Learned
    • Documentation of key takeaways.
    • Development of an action plan for improvement.
    • Planning for future exercises and training.
  6. Conclusion
    • Summary of the exercise.
    • Closing remarks and feedback.

The Organizational Disaster Management Workshop is designed for professionals working in industries that may be impacted by disasters, such as utilities, tourism, transportation, manufacturing, supply chain, large malls, schools and universities, and healthcare.



  • To simulate a realistic disaster scenario in a controlled environment.
  • To assess and enhance participants' knowledge, skills, and decision-making abilities in managing disasters.
  • To evaluate the effectiveness of existing disaster management plans and procedures.

This is a non-certification, awareness course with no assessment. Participants receive a certificate of participation only.

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