EMG103 Emergency Management Plan Development (8)

This subject introduces emergency management planning. It examines the planning process, the specification of emergency management needs, resource availability, needs ratification, organisational design, the selection of emergency management strategies and planning implementation.

Subject Outlines
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Session 2 (60)
Manly Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EMG103. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security

Assumed Knowledge

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to describe the relevance of emergency planning to risk management;
  • be able to analyse the content and context of emergency planning and risk management;
  • be able to explain the techniques of risk management;
  • be able to select risk management strategies; and
  • be able to determine risk management situations derived from their vulnerability/hazard analysis.


This subject will cover the following topics:


Hazard analysis and risk management planning

Review of hazard analysis and risk identification

Principles of risk management planning

Project definition

Formation of a planning group

Resource requirements and resource availability for effective risk management

Formulation of an risk management plan


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or ask@csu.edu.au or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.