Crisis Management and Disaster Response Course (NATO)

$850 usd
+ available add-ons
Mon, 2 Oct 2023, 09:00 GMT-4 – Fri, 24 Nov 2023, 17:00 GMT-5
Crisis Management and Disaster Response Course (NATO)

Master the Art of Crisis Management and Disaster Response in a Globalized World

In an era marked by global crises and escalating security challenges, Capacity Building International presents the Crisis Management and Disaster Response (CMDR) Course, designed to prepare mid to late career professionals for today's complex emergency management landscape. This unique, comprehensive program aligns with NATO core concepts and delivers valuable insights into the alliance's norms, standards, and practices, equipping you with the knowledge and skills to excel in international emergency management and crisis response.

The CMDR Course: A Comprehensive Learning Experience

Our CMDR Course is a collaboration with the NATO CMDR Center of Excellence, bringing the NATO Crisis Management and Disaster Response courses online. This innovative program covers NATO Crisis Response fundamentals, the NATO Crisis Response System (NCRS), and complementary elements, with input from subject matter experts and in accordance with NATO requirements and Centre of Excellence (COE) support.

Key Benefits of the CMDR Course

  1. Enhance your understanding of emergency and crisis management in an international context, focusing on processes, standards, issues, norms, and NATO's role.
  2. Learn about collaboration concepts and approaches, both within and between diverse teams and institutions in the international emergency management context.
  3. Delve into the complexities and decision-making processes behind international organizations and their crisis response strategies.
  4. Analyze the evolving global risk and security environment through the lens of emergency management and resilience, from a NATO perspective.
  5. Earn a professional development certification that combines international crisis management, emergency management, and NATO expertise, along with a NATO Certificate.

Who Should Enroll?

The CMDR Course is ideal for mid to late career professionals working in emergency management, crisis management, and international security fields. It is designed to benefit:

  • Current and aspiring EM professionals at national and international levels.
  • Military personnel seeking practical skills and insights for crisis and disaster response in deployments and military alliance structures.
  • Individuals considering or pursuing international careers with governmental or non-governmental entities.

Am I Eligible to Enroll?

The CMDR Course is an open enrollment program, ideally suited for those with a graduate degree or equivalent work experience. If you do not meet these requirements, you are still welcome to apply.

Course Details

  • Duration: 8 weeks, including an introductory week and a Table Top Exercise (TTX) in the final week.
  • Format: Asynchronous online course with live cohort sessions every two weeks for Q&A, discussions, and networking.
  • Assessment: Weekly course materials (readings and videos), knowledge checks, and participation in discussion forums.
  • Certification: Upon completion, you will receive a course completion certificate, NATO Certificate registration by CBI, and a digital badge and accreditation through Accredible. Note: Only digital copies of certificates are provided.
  • Course Fee: $850, due prior to the start of the course. Full refund available within the first week, 50% refund in the second week. No refunds after the second week.

Take the next step in your professional development journey and elevate your career prospects with our cutting-edge CMDR Course. Enroll now to gain unparalleled expertise in international emergency management and crisis response.

Dr. Erik Benson

Academic Director / Capacity Building International

Dr. Manlio Silvestri

International Advisor / Capacity Building International

Kyle King

Managing Director / Capacity Building International
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