Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

Emergency Management: Risk, Incidents and Leadership

Coventry University

This online course provided you with an introduction to the concepts, issues, processes and structures relevant to the management of risk during the emergency phase of an incident. This included an examination of the relationship between formal risk management and command systems and leadership, and looked at the complex world of decision-making.

2 weeks, 3 hours per week


Emma Parkinson

Senior Lecturer in Emergency Planning Management

Coventry University


Learning outcomes

  • Evaluate the relationship between leadership and followership
  • Explain what factors influence risk and why risk management is important to the incident manager
  • Describe how people make decisions and how leadership and followership influence decision-making processes
  • Explore why emergency incidents go wrong and why good situational awareness is so important in preventing disasters
  • Describe various incident command systems
  • Describe leadership in the context of emergency incidents


  • Risk management and incident command systems
  • The incident timeline
  • Incident review and debrief processes
  • Leadership
  • Decision-making and situational awareness

Issued on 20th January 2020

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Free online course:

Emergency Management: Risk, Incidents and Leadership

Coventry University