IT courses can help you turn your love of all things geek, and passion for a particular industry, into a brilliant career as a programmer, network professional, technical support, security specialist and more. You could work in a variety of areas – from aerospace, banking and computing, through to e-commerce, manufacturing, telecommunications and travel.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The course is targeted at relevant government entities such as the National Disaster Management Authorities (NDMA) and their partners, in particular:
- Those responsible for coordinating the delivery of ICT services during emergencies
- Those responsible for regulating ICT services or who have an impact on ICT functions
By the end of the training the learner should be in a position to:
- Develop knowledge and skills to plan, implement and manage ICT solutions to support emergency preparedness and response
- Enhance emergency preparedness and response through effective ICT services
- Enhance collaboration and cooperation between government stakeholders and humanitarian responders in the area of ICT emergency preparedness and response
- Review methodologies for disaster risk assessment, conducting ICT capacity analysis and discuss potential gaps that need to be addressed.
- Draft a personal action plan that supports building the ICT emergency preparedness and response capacity.
· Tools and Terminology
· Overview of Disasters and Emergencies
· Humanitarian Response to Disasters
· Humanitarian ICT Response
· Emergency Management Cycle
· Role of IT in Emergency Management
· Legal Framework
· Your National Disaster Management Framework
· Disaster Risk Assessment and ICT Capacity Gap Analysis
· Tools for Communication and Information Management
· ICT Readiness for Business Continuity
Proficiency in use of English language
Meet admission criteria
The trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach such as presentations, group work, guided sessions of practical exercise and web based tutorials.