Emergency preparedness and business continuity planning are key responsibilities of facility managers. Learn the basics of emergency preparedness and how to develop a plan so that your business can survive unplanned emergency or disaster events. Topics to be covered include: performing basic risk and vulnerability assessments, due diligence studies, responding to various types of events, managing the planning process, and preparing planning documents. Environmental, safety and human factors impact the productivity and morale of employees, so understanding these factors is imperative to success in this field. Students will learn the key factors affecting work quality and how to identify symptoms of poor environmental and safety conditions that can negatively impact human performance.
Note: prerequisite: Principles of Facilities Management.
Course Number: BUSA-40679 Credit: 3 units